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KUKA is a company that supplies industrial intelligent automation solutions. It offers robot systems, production machines, production systems, automated guided vehicle systems, mobility solutions, and process technologies. The company serves the automotive, e-commerce, retail logistics, electronics, healthcare, consumer goods, metal, and other industries.
TypePublic
Founded1898
HQAugsburg, DE
Websitekuka.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)13,676
Revenue (FY, 2020)€2.6 B(-19%)
Share Price (May 2022)€82.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at KUKA

Peter Mohnen

Peter Mohnen

Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Liong Hauw Tan

Alexander Liong Hauw Tan

Chief Financial Officer
Wilfried Eberhardt

Wilfried Eberhardt

Chief Marketing Officer
Ulrike Tagscherer

Ulrike Tagscherer

Chief Innovation Officer
Jonas Glimdén

Jonas Glimdén

Chief Regional Officer EMEA, India & LATAM
Yanmin Gu

Yanmin Gu

Chairman of Supervisory Board
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KUKA Office Locations

KUKA has offices in Augsburg, Böttingen, Braunschweig, Bremen and in 64 other locations
Augsburg, DE (HQ)
Zugspitzstraße 140
Augsburg, DE
Blücherstraße 144
Braunschweig, DE
Alte Salzdahlumer Str. 203
Bremen, DE
Am Werfttor 32
Bremen, DE
Uhthoffstraße 1
Böttingen, DE
Spaichinger Weg 14
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KUKA Financials and Metrics

KUKA Revenue

KUKA's revenue was reported to be €2.57 b in FY, 2020
EUR

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

829.9m

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

206.9m

Net income (Q3, 2021)

3.0m

EBITDA (Q3, 2021)

42.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

11.7m

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

3.3b

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

82.4

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

577.4m

EV

3.3b
KUKA's current market capitalization is €3.3 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.2b3.2b2.6b

Cost of goods sold

(2.5b)(2.5b)(2.0b)

Gross profit

803.8m759.8m568.9m

R&D expense

(134.0m)(138.7m)(143.8m)
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

737.7m801.9m832.9m624.6m544.2m692.0m721.6m808.1m829.9m

Cost of goods sold

(540.3m)(582.0m)(619.0m)(467.9m)(415.4m)(509.7m)(534.8m)(596.2m)(624.6m)

Gross profit

215.8m221.2m216.5m158.5m130.1m184.3m189.9m213.9m206.9m

R&D expense

(38.5m)(42.8m)(33.8m)(43.3m)(38.4m)(42.1m)(41.7m)(40.1m)(38.5m)
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

478.6m584.8m554.6m

Accounts Receivable

415.1m443.5m395.4m

Prepaid Expenses

42.8m26.1m30.2m

Inventories

466.8m344.5m307.9m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

532.3m508.6m487.6m560.6m518.3m540.1m571.1m606.6m577.4m

Accounts Receivable

471.0m479.4m532.7m402.8m399.4m416.4m396.3m468.5m522.3m

Prepaid Expenses

35.1m33.6m37.3m27.7m29.3m36.3m32.9m23.0m22.7m

Inventories

495.6m491.2m447.2m367.5m396.6m371.2m357.7m383.2m418.0m
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

16.6m17.8m(94.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

86.9m91.9m110.0m

Inventories

(74.1m)121.5m32.8m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

15.0m35.1m62.4m(21.9m)(80.6m)(69.2m)6.6m26.9m29.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

22.2m61.2m67.5m23.0m45.8m67.8m21.9m44.6m67.5m

Inventories

(25.9m)(27.3m)18.8m(25.5m)(57.0m)(31.7m)(46.6m)(70.1m)(107.2m)
EURFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

230.8k
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KUKA Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Mor-TechOctober 01, 2018$11.1 m
IRTApril 01, 2018
Visual ComponentsDecember 20, 2017€23.2 m
Device InsightDecember 07, 2017€18.9 m
Talyst SystemsAugust 01, 2017$33 m
Easy ConveyorsApril 01, 2017
Bopp & Reuther Anlagen - Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Chang’an Reis (Chongqing) Robotic Intelligent Equipment Co. Ltd.
Device Insight GmbH
Guangdong Swisslog Technology Co., Ltd.
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KUKA Revenue Breakdown

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KUKA revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.9% from ROBOT TECHNOLOGY, 20.5% from SWISSLOG, 8.4% from HEALTHCARE, 15.4% from CHINA, 26.1% from SYSTEMS and -5.4% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

KUKA's employees are reported to be approximately 66% female and 34% male.
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KUKA Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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KUKA Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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KUKA Online and Social Media Presence

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KUKA News and Updates

Freshworks Powers KUKA with its Unified ITSM Solution Freshservice

Cutting Edge Robot Manufacturer Chooses Freshworks to Simplify and Optimise its IT Support Cutting Edge Robot Manufacturer Chooses Freshworks to Simplify and Optimise its IT Support

EVO 3D Launches New Robotic Pellet Printer Package Range

UK-based 3D printing solutions provider EVO 3D has launched a new range of robotic pellet 3D printer packages to deliver improved benefits to its customers.

The KUKA Innovation Award 2023 breaks new ground

the upcoming round of the KUKA Innovation Award is all about ease of use and maximum flexibility. For the first time, the €20,000 robotics competition will be based on KUKA’s new robot operating system and associated ecosystem – offering creative minds totally new opportunities.

A strong fiscal year 2021 for KUKA

With record increases as well as growth in all divisions, KUKA has delivered a strong year. Thanks to a successful combination of investments and cost-cutting measures, as well as the rebounding automation market, KUKA recorded a leap forward.

Latest software release for the LBR Med lightweight robot in medical applications

The latest KUKA Sunrise.OS Med 2.6 – is based on Java 8 and Windows 10 and thus enables rapid commissioning of the LBR Med lightweight robot, which can be used for a wide range of medical applications. The connection of the robot controller to the customer’s individual hardware and software is assur…

These are the finalists of the “Robotics in Healthcare Challenge”

This year’s KUKA Innovation Award, which is endowed with 20,000 euros, is centered on medicine and health. That is because new technologies are playing an increasingly important role in healthcare and will be virtually indispensable in the future.
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KUKA Blogs

Smart fleet management with IoT

Most vehicles on the road today are owned and managed by businesses. However, managing large fleets of vehicles can be a challenge. How an IoT-based connected car solution creates potential savings - a case study. ... Read More... Der Beitrag Smart fleet management with IoT erschien zuerst auf KUKA …

Five facts about sustainability @ KUKA

Sustainability moves us all - worldwide. It is changing the way we live and work. Companies are also working on their overall social responsibility in their "Corporate Social Responsibility". We have taken a closer look at what this looks like at KUKA and summarized the most important facts for you.…

Automated apple harvesting: Please quite gently!

The requirements in agricultural robotics are high and differ significantly from our previous markets. Suitable solutions have been lacking up to now. This is about to change. With a robot for automated apple harvesting. ... Read More... Der Beitrag Automated apple harvesting: Please quite gently! e…

Automation for everyone: Be part of the KUKA Innovation Award 2023

A robot as intuitive to operate as a smartphone? Automate a task without much expertise? That’s how simple automation should look in... Read More... Der Beitrag Automation for everyone: Be part of the KUKA Innovation Award 2023 erschien zuerst auf KUKA BLOG.

IIoT projects: When mechanical engineering meets IT

Cloud, edge, IT and OT: When it comes to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), it's not so easy to keep track of everything. Shopfloor and IT collide. What does that mean? It's about transferring the knowledge of mechanical engineering to the digital world. ... Read More... Der Beitrag IIoT proj…

Machine Tending Brings Big Automation Benefits to Smaller Shops

Common misconceptions can deter job shops from adding production robotics. Despite all the advantages of automation, owners of small to medium-sized shops often remain convinced that all robots are complicated, expensive and difficult to integrate. Here, in particular, there are great opportunities.…
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KUKA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KUKA founded?

    KUKA was founded in 1898.

  • Who are KUKA key executives?

    KUKA's key executives are Peter Mohnen, Alexander Liong Hauw Tan and Wilfried Eberhardt.

  • How many employees does KUKA have?

    KUKA has 13,676 employees.

  • What is KUKA revenue?

    Latest KUKA annual revenue is €2.6 b.

  • What is KUKA revenue per employee?

    Latest KUKA revenue per employee is €188.2 k.

  • Who are KUKA competitors?

    Competitors of KUKA include Montana Tech Components, FANUC and Festo.

  • Where is KUKA headquarters?

    KUKA headquarters is located at Zugspitzstraße 140, Augsburg.

  • Where are KUKA offices?

    KUKA has offices in Augsburg, Böttingen, Braunschweig, Bremen and in 64 other locations.

  • How many offices does KUKA have?

    KUKA has 73 offices.