• Lantek increases its turnover by 26% in 2021, exceeding 26 million euros
• The company already has over 29,000 active customers and has now added 3,400 new ones in the 100 countries where it operates
• The Basque multinational is moving forward with its solid expansion and growth plan, aiming to increase its R&D team by 50%
Vitoria-Gasteiz, 24 of March, 2022.- Lantek, a multinational company that develops and markets CAD-CAM/MES/ERP solutions and pioneer in the digitization of companies in the sheet metal sector, once again consolidates its leading position in the market after announcing its turnover for 2021. Despite the pandemic, the company has set a record turnover of 26.6 million euros, increasing sales to machine tool manufacturers by 40%.
2020 was a record year record for the company, despite the Covid-19 crisis and its tough restrictive measures. Now, in 2021 in the face of the continued pandemic, the Spanish multinational has gone on to set a further all-time sales record, achieving total growth of 26% above 2020 levels.
The number of active customers at the end of the year exceeded 29,000, with 3,400 new customers across 100 countries during 2021.
Lantek continues to strengthen its growth in international markets with an increase in sales volume of 42% in Asia, 13% in America and 19% in the EMEA region, while growth in countries such as Germany with 33% and Italy, with 25.6%, are stand out results.
In Italy, the company has further consolidated its presence with the construction of a new building. This new facility, located in Turin, has a surface area of over 1,200 m2. For both solutions and digitization sales volumes, Italy has achieved rapid growth making it one of the main markets for these Lantek products.
To build on its technological leadership even further, Lantek has already started a long-term R&D growth and investment plan that extends to 2025.
"In 2022, we’re making the largest investment in the history of our company: In this first phase of our Strategic Expansion Plan, we have increased our commitment to research and development by 70%. Our workforce will grow by 50%, with a special emphasis on the R&D area and our international customer service team," concludes López de Biñaspre, the company’s CEO.
Lantek is a multinational which is leading the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal and metal industry. With its patented manufacturing intelligence software, it enables factories to be connected, turning them into Smart Factories. It rounds off its range of services with CAD, CAM, MES, and ERP solutions for companies that manufacture metal parts from sheet metal, tubes, and profiles using any cutting technology (laser, plasma, oxycut, waterjet, shearing and punching).
Founded in 1986 in the Basque Country (Spain), one of the main European hubs of machine tool development, Lantek enables the integration of sheet metal and metal processing technologies using the most advanced manufacturing management software. The company is currently the outstanding leader in its sector thanks to its capacity for innovation and commitment to internationalization. With more than 29,000 customers in over 100 countries and 20 offices in 14 countries, it has an extensive network of distributors with an international presence.