“Thanks to our global footprint, we have been able to compensate for weak markets in the current crisis regions with a favourable development of business in other regions. We did especially well in China and in central and western Europe,” CEO Pekka Paasivaara explains.

The manufacturer of woodworking plant and machinery expects to close 2016 with order intake and sales revenue up slightly, both within a corridor of €1,000m to €1,100m.