American company General Electric (GE) is to grow in Germany, according to its recent statements. Although GE published no sales figures for Germany, the Head of Europe Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco: „I think we can finish this year in Germany with double digit growth.“ (Quote translated by kon.media)
The fiscal year of Siemens competitor, GE, is going well, but with some fluctuations: the 1st quarter was fantastic, the 2nd quarter bad, and the 3rd quite good. The yields were very good this year. Medical Technology division Head Volker Wetekam specified that GE was number one in ultrasound and nuclear medicine in the German market, but with computer tomography or magnetic resonance tomography it is behind competitors.
Overall, the European market remained very difficult, with no opportunity for growth through acquisition.