We have some good news!
Positive news is rare in this day and age and it is against this background that we would like to start with some good news:
Winter is coming to an end and thankfully there have been no gas shortages. Gas prices have fallen to the level before the beginning of the war one year ago. The situation in the supply chains is also improving step by step, with the result that interruptions in the production are becoming less frequent. Stability and sustainability are the watchwords in these challenging times. AMAZONE has been able to overcome this period of extreme shortages with suppliers in 2022 with a forward-looking procurement strategy, a high level of in-house production, extensive stockpiling and very flexible teams. New innovative products will help the agricultural sector to work more sustainably in future.
All in all, AMAZONE was able to conclude the 2022 financial year with significant growth and the volume of orders in spring 2023 is at a very high level. We were also delighted with the current rating given by farmers in the DLG Image Barometer. Here, AMAZONE achieved fourth place as the best of the medium-sized equipment manufacturers. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our many customers and partners. This high ranking is a great incentive for us for the future.
Under these conditions, and against the background of our 140th anniversary, we continue to look forward to the future with confidence.
Christian Dreyer and Dr. Justus Dreyer