In the first four months of 2018, the Hilti Group grew sales by 16 percent to CHF 1,818 million. In local currencies, the company’s sales increased 13 percent over the same period last year.

The Hilti Group surpassed its growth targets in the 2017 fiscal year. Sales rose by 10.8 percent to a total which exceeded the CHF 5 billion mark for the first time while operating profit (+15%) and net income (+10%) were also significantly higher than the previous year’s figures.