Order backlog reached its highest level in the company's history with €520m as of March 31, 2017 and sales revenue increased 14% to €296m, compared to Euro €260m in Q1, 2016. The operating EBIT climbed to €23.2m (prior year: €16.5m).

"We had an extraordinarily good Q1," CEO Pekka Paasivaara emphasises. "In all major regions, particularly in North America, Europe and China, we were able to increase our order intake substantially."