Following Terex Corporation's release of its third quarter 2018 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), driven by its Genie brand, is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific, results.
Terex Corporation reported third quarter 2018 sales of $1.2 billion, up 11 percent versus Q3 of 2017, with increased sales and backlog in its AWP and Materials Processing business segments. The results were driven by continued implementation of the company's "Execute to Win" business strategy and its focus on meeting the growing needs of customers during a period of broad-based growth.
The Terex AWP business segment increased sales by $78 million, up 14 percent versus Q3 2017, driven by growth in North America and Asia. AWP bookings grew by 50 percent, resulting in a healthy backlog of $527 million, up 48 percent from the prior year.
"We continue to see strong global demand for our products. We increased sales, bookings, and backlog in the quarter," said John L. Garrison, Terex chairman and CEO. "We continue to implement our ‘Execute to Win' priorities. We are seeing benefits from our Commercial Excellence initiative positively impact customer experiences and our market performance. At the same time, we are executing plans in Strategic Sourcing and Lifecycle Solutions that are designed to significantly improve future performance."
Matt Fearon, Genie president, Terex AWP said, "In Q3, we increased sales, backlog and bookings, and moving forward, we are planning for continued growth in every region. The growth that we are projecting is driven by global construction growth, replacement demand and increased adoption in Europe and developing markets.
"The Genie team maintains a steady cadence of new product introductions and enhancements by listening to our customers and designing products that address their specific needs. We will continue to meet the growing demand of our customers around the world thanks to the commitment of our experienced and passionate team."
For more information on Terex Corporation's third quarter 2018 results, visit Terex 3Q Results Press Release.
For more information about Genie, visit www.genielift.com.
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