LiuGong First-Quarter Sales Leap 72%

Chinese company continues 2010's record-setting profit pace into 2011

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Guangxi, China (June 8, 2011) – LiuGong Machinery Corp., a global China-based construction equipment manufacturer, reported first-quarter net profit of ¥612 million (US$93.35 million) on ¥5.94billion (US$905.58 million) total sales revenue. This represents nearly a 72% increase in revenue from the same period the previous year.

After posting record profits for 2010, LiuGong shows no slowdown of its pace of sales as it enters 2011. LiuGong executives noted total 2011 first quarter profits were ¥729 million (US$111.15 million). The company reported ¥.81 (US$.12) in earnings per share.

Company performance outstripped first quarter 2010's reported figures by a huge margin. During the same time last year, LiuGong had reported ¥3.46 billion (US$507.02 million) in total sales revenue.

Company Vice Chairman and President Zeng Guang'an said LiuGong's careful study and implementation of global best practices in management is paying off.

"We work on meeting our strategic plans, and our many years of pursuing Six Sigma quality processes are reaping dividends for LiuGong. The quality of our machines continues to impress customers," Zeng said. "Growth worldwide continues because we put in place our support network for customer service, dealers and parts logistics before we enter a market."

LiuGong currently ranks within the top 20 largest construction machinery companies globally. The firm employs over 13,000 including more than 750 R&D engineers, and produces more than 60,000 machinery units annually. It offers a line of machines, including wheel loaders, bulldozers, backhoes, skid steers, forklifts, graders, excavators, rollers, truck mounted and crawler cranes, and pavers.

LiuGong Machinery Corp. has manufactured construction equipment in China for more than 50 years, adn the company's dealer network spans six continents. With a full line of construction and materials handling equipment, LiuGong is deeply committed to serving its customers worldwide. Become a fan of LiuGong on facebook to receive the latest company news.