By Kari Williamson

“The fourth quarter of 2011 saw very dynamic growth in incoming orders as well. With this tailwind we can make a good start into the first quarter of 2012,” says CEO Dr Wolfgang Krame.

“We are well positioned for the future, as our products essentially contribute to the necessary reduction of CO2 emissions of motor vehicles.”

SHW's powder metallurgy division produces pumps, and engine and gearbox components for the automotive industry.