Press Releases

  • FP: Growth as Planned –  Focus on Transformation

    Published at 2018-11-15

    - FP generates revenue of EUR 154.3 million and grows by 2.2% to EUR 157.3 million after adjustment for currency effects

    - EBITDA amounts to EUR 17.0 million; adjusted for currency effects and expenses for the ACT project JUMP, it rises 2.7% to EUR 20.2 million

    - Adjusted free cash flow reaches EUR 4.3 million

    - Expenses of EUR 1.4 million for JUMP in the first nine months of 2018

    - Forecast for 2018 fiscal year confirmed

  • FP secures and increases financial flexibility until 2023

    Published at 2018-10-22

    • Bank syndicate supports progress and further implementation of ACT growth strategy

    • Expansion of financing volume to EUR 150 million at improved terms and conditions

    • Early amendment and extension of the syndicated loan agreement to 2023 increases the FP Group’s financial flexibility

  • Digital Office Index: One in three German companies still without a digitalisation roadmap

    Published at 2018-10-11

    A new survey by Bitkom has shown that many German companies are still without a digital strategy and continue to sign their contracts by hand. The survey uses the Digital Office Index (DOI) to measure the progress and effects of the digitalisation of office and administrative processes. The website of Francotyp-Postalia (FP) now offers companies a free benchmark tool to assess their own DOI.

  • Security at all levels: FP to present solutions for electronic legal transactions at the German Jurists Forum in Leipzig

    Published at 2018-09-19

    From 26 to 28 September 2018, Francotyp-Postalia (FP) will be a guest at the 72nd German Jurists Forum in Leipzig. The expert in secure mailing business and secure digital communication processes will be presenting its products for legal correspondence observing full legal compliance to forum visitors. 

  • Bundesdruckerei and Francotyp-Postalia (FP) extend their partnership to expedite business processes with the electronic signature

    Published at 2018-09-05

    FP Sign customers can now benefit from the extended corporation with Bundesdruckerei. The digital signature solution sign-me offered by D-TRUST, a subsidiary of Bundesdruckerei, requires no additional hardware and makes it possible to sign contracts electronically with legally binding effect and facilitates the fast and secure exchange of documents via mobile devices.

  • Francotyp-Postalia Opens up New Markets: For the first time, an oil industry expert focusses on the IoT technology of FP

    Published at 2018-08-30

    • IoT technology convinces with its economical advantages

    • New oil filter systems with FP Gateways will be presented on three upcoming trade fairs: Market launch at the shipbuilding trade fair SMM, the WindEnergy as well as the HeatTreatmentCongress

    • Improved oil quality and optimised maintenance thanks to remote monitoring with FP gateways

  • Première: FP presents FP Tixi Gateway at the EnergieEffizienz-Messe trade fair in Frankfurt

    Published at 2018-08-23

    On 28 and 29 August 2018, the Tixi.Com division of the Berlin-based IoT specialists will have its own booth for the first time at the EnergieEffizienz-Messe trade fair in Frankfurt. The data encryption experts will be bringing with them the successful FP Tixi Gateway. This helps companies to monitor the energy consumption of industrial systems via an app, and thus to identify potential energy-savings more easily.

  • First positive impacts of the ACT strategy: Increase in revenue and income in the first half of 2018

    Published at 2018-08-22


  • New white paper: Highest data protection with the FP Secure Gateway from Francotyp-Postalia

    Published at 2018-07-26

    Cyber attacks cause annual losses of 55 billion euros to the German economy . The FP Secure Gateway from Francotyp-Postalia (FP) provides reliable protection for data transfer to cloud services. In its newly published white paper, FP explains the functionality and advantages of the hardware security module for industrial Internet of Things applications.

  • FP ISReasy protects against infrastructure discount losses

    Published at 2018-07-10

    The conversion to the ISR infrastructure discount for postal dispatch has been implemented throughout Germany. However, errors are still creeping into the new ISR processes, resulting in companies losing their discounts. The ISReasy software from FP allows these losses to be identified and complaints to be filed.

  • Francotyp-Postalia enters into partnership with software provider Landwehr

    Published at 2018-06-06

    • Combination of FP Sign and Landwehr software saves HR service providers time and money

    • Another important milestone in FP Sign partner strategy

  • Francotyp-Postalia accelerates entry into the future market Internet of Things with an acquisition

    Published at 2018-05-25

    Francotyp-Postalia (FP) strengthens its new Internet of Things business by acquiring Tixi.com. The strategy of enhancing growth with new digital products and business models continues to take shape.

  • Patricius de Gruyter appointed as new CSO of FP

    Published at 2018-05-25
  • Automotive group signs contracts for services digitally and legally secure with FP Sign

    Published at 2018-05-24

    • First location already live, others to follow

    • simpressive integrates FP Sign in its software solution

    • Reduced costs and greater efficiency in procurement and project management processes

  • FP maintains its transformation path in Q1 2018

    Published at 2018-05-17
  • Digital signatures: FP closes the gap in demand between digitalisation and economic growth

    Published at 2018-05-16

    Digitalisation as a growth accelerator also in the office – streamlining processes, saving time and money, increasing productivity: Digital signatures enable users to sign and send several documents simultaneously, place electronic seals and to make it even easier to connect the cloud-based platform with third-party systems. The new functions of the German signature solution FP Sign will be introduced at the CeBIT.

  • Secured data in the Internet of Things (IoT): Francotyp-Postalia encrypts and transmits Industry 4.0 data traffic

    Published at 2018-05-11

    With IoT Secure Edge Gateway, FP presents a hardware-based solution for the secure encryption and transmission of data, compliant with FIPS140-2 Level 3

  • Playing it safe: FP InovoLabs is now a member in the partner network of Amazon Web Services

    Published at 2018-04-30
  • FP on track with ACT – provisional figures for 2017 confirmed Targets clearly in focus: transformation into growth company to be intensified in 2018

    Published at 2018-03-28
  • Studying across Europe: Consortium under the leadership of Francotyp-Postalia is starting the development of digital solutions using eIDAS.

    Published at 2018-03-06
    As part of an EU support programme, a consortium headed by Francotyp-Postalia, German specialist for secure mail business and digital communication processes, is developing solutions for digital student identities as well as secure and certified document exchange based on the European eIDAS regulation.
  • FP continues its success, achieving ambitious annual targets for 2017

    Published at 2018-03-01
  • Francotyp-Postalia bundles synergies                                                                  More efficiency for the customer: FP freesort and FP IAB with joint management in the future

    Published at 2018-02-21
    As part of the ACT growth strategy, both Product Divisions are pushing ahead with their course of growth.
  • Francotyp-Postalia receives approval for PostBase One in France

    Published at 2018-02-15

    Further growth planned in strategic market

    Complex approval procedure swiftly completed

  • Francotyp-Postalia creates new jobs in Brandenburg 

    Published at 2018-01-26

    Francotyp-Postalia (FP) is celebrating the expansion of its production site in Wittenberge, which will also see the creation of new jobs. The Mayor of Wittenberge as well as the State Secretary of the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of the State of Brandenburg will be attending the opening event.

  • From the franking machine to the IoT device: Francotyp-Postalia (FP) manufactures hundred-thousandth PostBase

    Published at 2018-01-25

    The FP production site Wittenberge has just seen through the manufacturing of the hundred-thousandth PostBase. The large success of this franking system shows that haptic communication by postal letter will remain part of our lives, especially as analogue communication is more digital than meets the eye.

  • Francotyp-Postalia concludes share buyback programme

    Published at 2018-01-15

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the expert in secure and efficient communication, has successfully concluded the share buyback programme it started in October 2017. 

  • Aiming at the goals for 2020 Francotyp-Postalia confirms its forecast for 2017

    Published at 2017-11-16

    Revenues rise by 3.0% to EUR 153.9 million in first nine months of 2017 - EBITDA slightly down year-on-year at EUR 19.6 million owing to ACT and extraordinary factors

  • Francotyp-Postalia starts share buyback programme to service subscription rights from stock options

    Published at 2017-10-09

    - Buyback of up to 475,000 treasury shares; maximum of 2.91% of share capital - Share buyback programme expected to be issued in the peri-ode from 12 October 2017 to 12 January 2018 - Acquired shares to be used to service subscription rights from stock option plan 

  • Francotyp-Postalia speeds up transformation: revenues rise in first half of 2017

    Published at 2017-08-24

    - Revenues grow by 4.1% to EUR 104.4 million - FP accelerates ACT growth strategy and relaunch Mail Services business to increase profitability - EBITDA reaches EUR 12.7 million; EBITDA of EUR 14.9 million not including non-recurring effects from Mail Services and ACT investments - FP maintains guidance 2017

  • FP is attacking with ACT: 8% rise in revenues in Q1 2017

    Published at 2017-05-18

    - Quarterly revenues climbs to €55.5 million - EBITDA improves to €8.3 million - Adjusted free cash flow increases to €4.3 million

  • FP grows and pays dividend 

    Published at 2017-04-13

    Berlin, 13 April 2017. Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, an expert in secure and efficient communication, presents today its annual report 2016 and confirmed the figures announced at the beginning of March. 

  • CeBIT: Mentana-Claimsoft unveils secure signature solution FP Sign

    Published at 2017-03-20

    Sign contracts and other sensitive documents in compliance with the law and confidentially exchange them – with a solution that combines process efficiency with maximum user-friendliness and security 

  • FP dispels “myths” and posts revenues and earnings growth in 2016

    Published at 2017-03-02

    According to preliminary results, Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, an expert in secure and efficient communication, saw significant growth in the 2016 fiscal year and exceeded the EUR-200-million revenues mark for the first time.

  • New era at FP Group: ACT strategy to turn FP Group into dynamic growth company

    Published at 2016-11-17

    As announced, Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG will present its new ACT growth strategy today in addition to figures for the first nine months of 2016. 

  • Francotyp-Postalia demonstrates strength in first six months of 2016 with further revenue and EBITDA growth

    Published at 2016-08-25

    Revenue up 5.4% to EUR 100.3 million - EBITDA rises by 2.5% to EUR 14.6 million - Free cash flow improves significantly to EUR 6.3 million - First operational excellence measures implemented - Management Board confirms forecast for year as a whole...

  • Francotyp-Postalia fundamentally reforms Group financing and concludes loan agreement of EUR 120 million

    Published at 2016-07-14

    Berlin, 14 July 2016. Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the Digital Mailroom provider, has concluded a new, significantly expanded loan agreement on better terms and conditions. With effect from 24 June 2016, the new syndicate loan agreement was signed with a strong, international consortium of banks made up of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Deutsche Postbank AG, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and UniCredit Bank AG....

  • Francotyp-Postalia grows in Q1 2016

    Published at 2016-05-25
    • Increase in revenues by 3.7% to €51.3 million
    • EBITDA at previous year’s level: €8.2 million
    • Positive free cash flow of €1.6 million - Company confirms forecast for the year as a whole
  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA CONFIRMS GROWTH IN REVENUE AND EBITDA

    Published at 2016-04-13

    Final figures for 2015: revenue grows to €191.1 million and EBITDA increases to €26.8 million - Positive exchange rate effect drives up revenue and earnings - Management Board and Supervisory Board propose tax-free dividend of 12 cents per share - Francotyp-Postalia plans further growth in revenue and EBITDA in 2016 - Focus on strengthening operating earnings power in 2016

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA EXCEEDS REVENUE AND EBITDA GUIDANCE IN 2015

    Published at 2016-03-01

    Based on preliminary calculations, revenue increased by 12% to EUR 190.8 million - EBITDA up by 19.0% to EUR 27.5 million - EBITDA margin improved by nearly one percentage point to 14.4% - Investments add up to EUR 20.2 million - Outlook for 2016 to be published on 13 April 2016...

  • Rüdiger Andreas Günther appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG

    Published at 2016-01-11

    The Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG has appointed Mr Rüdiger Andreas Günther as Member of the Management Board, CEO and CFO with effect of 11 January 2016. Born in 1958 Günther succeeds Mr Hans Szymanski whose appointment was terminated effective immediately in best mutual agreement....

  • FP GROUP ACHIEVES DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH AND RAISES FORECAST

    Published at 2015-11-18

    Revenue rises by 11.8% to EUR 141.3 million in the first nine months of 2015 - EBITDA improves by 17.4% to EUR 20.3 million - FP expects revenue of between EUR 184 million and EUR 188 million for full-year 2015, and EBITDA of EUR 27 million to EUR 28 million ...

  • FP Group increases revenue and earnings for first half of the year

    Published at 2015-08-27

    Revenue grow by 12.5 percent to EUR 95.2 million - EBITDA up 21.0 percent to EUR 14.3 million...

  • FP GROUP OFF TO A GOOD START IN THE 2015 FINANCIAL YEAR

    Published at 2015-05-28

    Revenue in the first quarter 2015 increases 11.4 percent to EUR 49.5 million EBITDA improves 21.1 percent to EUR 8.1 million Company presents FP 2020 strategy with revenue target of EUR 225 to 250 million

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA REMAINS ON GROWTH COURSE IN 2015

    Published at 2015-04-30

    Proposed doubling of dividend to 16 cents - Outlook for current financial year confirmed

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA PLANS DOUBLING ITS DIVIDEND TO 16 CENTS

    Published at 2015-03-04

    Preliminary figures for 2014 - Revenues rise to EUR 170.4 million - EBITDA improves to EUR 23.1 million; • Outlook for 2015 - Revenues of EUR 173 to 177 million - EBITDA of EUR 24 to 25 million

  • FP GROUP PRESENTS THE POSTBASE MINI AT CEBIT 2015

    Published at 2015-02-09

    Compact entry-level model for automated mail communication - Initial successes in the UK...

  • FP GROUP GROWS EARNINGS DESPITE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN

    Published at 2014-11-21

    Revenue in the third quarter of 2014 rise to EUR 41.8 million; EBITDA improves to EUR 5.5 million; Consolidated net income improves to EUR 1.6 million; FP will achieve most of its ambitious goals for 2014...

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA: SVEN MEISE JOINS MANAGEMENT BOARD AT FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA HOLDING AG

    Published at 2014-11-19

    With effect from 1 February 2015, IT expert Sven Meise will join the Management Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the multi-channel provider for mail communication. He will join the current two-member board – comprising CEO and CFO Hans Szymanski and Thomas Grethe – as CSO....

  • FP GROUP INVESTING IN FUTURE GROWTH IN 2014 

    Published at 2014-08-28

    Revenue reaches EUR 84.6 million in first half of 2014 - EBITDA slightly up to EUR 11.8 million despite strong euro - Investments up in first half of 2014 to EUR 8.6 million - As projected, free cash flow at EUR -1.1 million - Net debt of FP Group reduced to EUR 11 million...

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA HOLDING AG CAN MAKE FREE USE OF SO-CALLED TELEPORTO FUNDS (RESTRICTED CASH) IN FUTURE

    Published at 2014-08-19
    • Company reassesses the Teleport funds (restricted cash) in the UK
    •  FP Group has additional GBP 16.7 million (as at 30 June 2014) available in cash and cash equivalents
    • Net debt of FP Group reduced to EUR 11.0 million...
  • MENTANA-CLAIMSOFT RECEIVES TR-RESISCAN CERTIFICATION FROM THE GERMAN FEDERAL OFFICE FOR INFORMATION SECURITY (BSI)

    Published at 2014-07-02
    • Certification enhances evidential value of scanned documents and makes them easier to archive
    •  Deployment of in-house IT solutions fully meets BSI requirements 
    • Company assists customers with the certification process...
  • FP GROUP OFF TO GOOD START IN 2014 AS EXPECTED

    Published at 2014-05-28
    • Revenue increased by 2.1% to EUR 44.4 million in the first quarter of 2014
    • EBITDA increases by 8.1% to EUR 6.7 million
    • EBIT increases by 8.8% to EUR 3.7 million
    •  FP Group confirms its forecast for 2014
  • MENTANA-CLAIMSOFT TO HOLD CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL DOCUMENT SECURITY

    Published at 2014-05-07
    • The first mc sec will be held on 20 May 2014 in Kassel
    • Numerous presentations by experts on select subjects
  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA PROPOSES DIVIDEND PAYMENT

    Published at 2014-04-30
    • Successful 2013 financial year: company confirmed preliminary results 
    • Profitable growth makes dividend payment possible
    • Confirmation of forecast for 2014: FP plans revenue of at least EUR 173 million and EBITDA of at least EUR 25 million
  • DE-MAIL LAUNCHES PILOT IMAGE TRANSFER PROJECT

    Published at 2014-03-26
    • In future, it will be possible to send passport photos to identification authorities electronically
    • Project uses Mentana-Claimsoft's De-Mail channel
  • BRAIN-SCC WINS 2014 FP AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DE-MAIL INNOVATION 

    Published at 2014-03-14
    •  A De-Mail app and identity management pick up innovation award
    • DeMaB De-Mail Beratungs GmbH wins audience award ...
  • CEBIT: FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA SUCCESSFULLY OPENS NEW SALES CHANNEL WITH SPECIALIST RETAILERS

    Published at 2014-03-10

    New collaborations with individual specialist retailers as well as cooperatives. FP shows more presence locally – specialist trade ex-tends its portfolio and strengthens its consultancy exper-tise...

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA ENTERS INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH BÜRORING

    Published at 2014-03-05

    350 specialist retailers to offer FP solutions • Cooperation reflects customer demand for a regional one-stop-shop ...

  • Francotyp-Postalia once again achieves growth in revenue and profit in 2013

    Published at 2014-02-27

    According to preliminary calculations, Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, a multi-channel provider for mail communication, significantly increased both revenue and profit in the financial year 2013. The FP Group is also expecting continued profitable growth during the current year....

  • Innovative concepts highlight opportunities for using DE-MAIL in companies and authorities 

    Published at 2014-02-25

    The publicly listed Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG (FP), a multi-channel provider for mail communication and the first accredited De-Mail provider, has announced the finalists for the 2014 De-Mail Award for Innovation. Many interesting concepts were submitted from a wide range of sectors by 31 January 2014. The independent jury has therefore increased the initial number of shortlisted candidates from three to four. ...

  • 2014 to be the year of DE-MAIL

    Published at 2014-02-04

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG (FP), the first accredited De-Mail provider, expects De-Mail to make a significant leap forwards this year on its way to becoming an important and accepted communication medium. On the one hand, business has a growing need for more trustworthy and secure communication now that it is known how easily e-mail messages can be picked out and read. ...

  • Francotyp-Postalia to move to Berlin in october 2014

    Published at 2014-01-09

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the first multi-channel provider for mail communications und accredited De-Mail provider, is relocating its company headquarters from Birkenwerder in Brandenburg to Berlin. In October 2014, more than 200 employees of the company will move into a prestigious administrative building at Prenzlauer Promenade 28 in Berlin-Pankow. The corresponding rental agreement was concluded in late December 2013. ...

  • FP group presents interim financial report and confirms forecasts

    Published at 2013-11-28

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the first multi-channel provider for mail communications, presented the interim report for the third quarter of 2013 today. The report confirms the preliminary results published in early November 2013. ...

  • Francotyp-Postalia invites entries for 2014 FP DE-MAIL innovation award

    Published at 2013-11-19

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group, an expert in physical and fully electronic mail communication, has fired the starting pistol for the 2014 De-Mail Award for Innovation. The prize intends to honour innovative communication concepts based on De-Mail, the legally binding form of digital communication in the 21st century. At the same time, FP wants to encourage a critical debate about De-Mail and the opportunities for written communication. ...

  • FP group continues good operating Performance

    Published at 2013-11-07

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the first multi-channel provider for mail communication, continued its good operating performance in the third quarter of 2013. According to preliminary calculations, negative exchange rate effects of EUR ‑0.9 million meant that revenue increased only moderately to EUR 41.4 million in the third quarter after EUR 41.2 million in the same period of the previous year. In the first nine months of 2013, revenue improved to EUR 126.9 million compared with EUR 123.9 million in the previous year....

  • Francotyp-Postalia increases its share in DE-MAIL provider Mentana Claimsoft

    Published at 2013-11-06

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group, a multi-channel provider for mail communications, has acquired a further 24.5% of the shares in Mentana-Claimsoft GmbH. The acquisition had no impact on liquidity and was made as part of a mutual agreement. Approval for this agreement was granted by the Supervisory Board today. The stake will stand at 75.5%....

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  • Deutsche Rentenversicherung: offering its customers DE-MAIL communication since 1 october

    Published at 2013-10-23

    Deutsche Rentenversicherung has been offering its customers the option of securely transferring messages and documents in electronic form via De-Mail since 1 October. The pension insurance institution is using the De-Mail gateway of Francotyp-Postalia subsidiary Mentana-Claimsoft to do this. ...

  • Market leader Francotyp-Postalia addresses specialist trade as sales channel

    Published at 2013-10-07

    Francotyp-Postalia expands cooperation with specialist trade - Specialist traders can expand their product portfolio - Customer-friendly entry into the document workflow

  • Francotyp-Postalia partners with online platform for making doctor's appointments

    Published at 2013-09-18

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, a mail communication expert and accredited De-Mail provider, has concluded a partnership agreement with the online platform arztbuchen24.de. With this partnership, the FP Group is expanding an important customer base and working together with the platform to offer a customised sector bundle for the health care industry....

  • FP offers DE-Mail Delivery with optional end-to-end encryption

    Published at 2013-09-05

    Integrated solution facilitates the use of this particularly secure encryption technology for public authorities and companies...

  • SÜDDEUTSCHE KRANKENVERSICHERUNG EMPLOYS DE-MAILS OF MENTANA-CLAIMSOFT

    Published at 2013-08-30

    Mentana-Claimsoft GmbH, a subsidiary of listed company Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG (FP), has gained Süddeutsche Krankenversicherung (SDK) as a De-Mail customer. Since May, the company’s employees have received De-Mails via a gateway that Mentana-Claimsoft implemented in the existing e-mail infrastructure of SDK....

  • FP GROUP INCREASES REVENUE AND OPERATING EARNINGS AGAIN IN SECOND QUARTER

    Published at 2013-08-28

    Revenue rises 2.6% to EUR 42.0 million as against same quarter of previous year - EBITDA improves by 18.0% to EUR 5.3 million incl. costs of EUR 0.5 million for provisions in connection with the change in the Management Board - Company confirms forecast for year as a whole...

  • AUSTRALIA: BE AWARE OF "FOLD & POST" OFFERS! 

    Published at 2013-07-11

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, would like to inform its valued customers in Australia that we recently became aware of a case in which our customers were approached by a sales agency offering products of one of our competitors under the label "Fold & Post", quoting product packages prefixed "FP" and displaying a picture containing the letters "FP" which was copied from Francotyp-Postalia advertising material.

  • THOMAS GRETHE TAKES UP NEW ROLE AS FP CSO

    Published at 2013-06-20

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the first multi-channel provider for mail communication and first accredited De-Mail provider, has appointed Thomas Grethe as its new CSO. Grethe will press ahead with the company’s multi-channel strategy. He has been responsible for all national and international sales activities since 15 June 2013. ...

  • DEUTSCHE RENTENVERSICHERUNG AWARDS DE-MAIL ORDER TO MENTANA-CLAIMSOFT

    Published at 2013-06-04

    In the future, Deutsche Rentenversicherung will send and receive De-Mails via the gateway from Mentana-Claimsoft, a subsidiary of listed company Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG (FP). ...

  • E-GOVERNMENT ACT CONSTITUTES A MILESTONE FOR MAIL COMMUNICATION OF THE FUTURE

    Published at 2013-05-29

    The Bundesrat, one of the two bodies that make up the German legislative branch, is set to vote on the act on 7 June 2013. The act establishes the legal framework for administrative modernisation and the reduction of bureaucracy. ...

  • FP GROUP ACHIEVES CONSOLIDATED NET RESULT OF EUR 4.0 MILLION IN 2012 

    Published at 2013-04-25

    2012 Annual Report confirms preliminary results - FP Group reaffirms forecast for 2013 after a good start to the current financial year - High demand for new PostBase franking system Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the first multi-channel provider for mail communication, today published its 2012 Annual Report. In it, the Company confirms the preliminary results that it published at the end of February 2013, with the consolidated net result of EUR 4.0 million turning out better than presented in the preliminary figures....

  • KLAUS RÖHRIG APPOINTED MEMBER OF THE FP SUPERVISORY BOARD

    Published at 2013-03-26

     The District Court of Neuruppin has appointed Klaus Röhrig as a member of the Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG with effect from 1 April 2013. He succeeds Felix Hölzer, who is stepping down on 31 March 2013.

  • GET THE NEW GERMAN ID CARD MORE EASILY WITH DE-MAIL

    Published at 2013-03-04

    E-government project of the German Federal Office for Information Security simplifies the application for identification documents...

  • FP GROUP RETURNS TO PROFITABILITY IN A CHALLENGING YEAR

    Published at 2013-02-28

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group, the first multi-channel provider for mail communication, returned to profitability in a challenging year in 2012, laying the foundation for sustainable and profitable ...

  • FP GROUP PRESENTS INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS AT CEBIT 2013 

    Published at 2013-02-13

    Visitors to the FP stand (D08) in Hall 3 will gain a comprehensive insight into the company’s various professional mail communication solutions. These range from physical products such as franking and inserting machines to long-term archiving ...

  • POSTBASE LAUNCHED ON US MARKET TO GREAT SUCCESS 

    Published at 2013-02-08

    The new and innovative franking system from the FP Group has proved a real hit with customers. In the USA, the multi-channel provider has already sold around...

  • FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA TO AWARD DE-MAIL INNOVATION AWARD AT CEBIT 

    Published at 2013-02-07

    During this year’s CeBIT in Hanover, the Francotyp-Postalia Group will award the first De-Mail Award for innovation to a company that has made an outstanding contribution to supporting the proliferation of the legally secure ...

  • RUSSIAN POST MAKES PAYMENT SYSTEMS SECURE AND USES FRANKING SYSTEMS FROM FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA -  22.01.2013

    Published at 2013-01-22

    FP supplies Russian post offices with franking systems including mailroom systems and data centre - Potential to gain market share - Management Board sees strategy in Eastern Europe and Asia as validated.

  • FP GROUP REPORTS REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2012

    Published at 2013-01-10

    - Revenue up from EUR 38.0 million in previous year to EUR 41.2 million; - EBITDA rises from EUR 4.6 million to EUR 5.4 million; - Consolidated net income improves from EUR -0.9 million to EUR 1.8 million; - FP Group confirms ... more

  • POSTBASE FRANKING SYSTEM: 2,000 SYSTEMS SOLD IN GERMANY

    Published at 2012-12-17

    Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH, subsidiary of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, has announced the sale of 2,000 systems of its new franking machine generation PostBase in Germany ... more

  • THE FP GROUP SECURES NEW DE-MAIL CUSTOMERS

    Published at 2012-08-30

    Deliveries of legally admissible electronic letters running for 180 days - De-Mail products for business and private clients - Company health insurer mhplus chooses the De-Mail gateway ... more

  • FP GROUP PRESENTS HALF-YEARLY REPORT

    Published at 2012-08-30

    Company confirms preliminary figures: revenue of EUR 82.7 million and EBITDA of EUR 8.6 million; Temporary challenges lead to lower than expected earnings growth and revision of forecasts; Production in steady state since summer ... more

  • FP GROUP INCREASES QUARTERLY RESULT TO A LESSER DEGREE THAN EXPECTED AND REVISES EARNINGS FORECAST FOR THE FULL YEAR

    Published at 2012-08-23

    Preliminary figures for Q2 2012 compared with Q2 2011 - Revenue rises from EUR 39.1 million to EUR 40.9 million - EBITDA grows from EUR 0.1 million to EUR 4.5 million - EBIT improves from EUR -3.6 million to EUR 2.3 million; ...

  • FP SUBSIDIARY LINKS DE-MAIL TO EU-WIDE DATA TRANSFER NETWORK

    Published at 2012-08-15

    Mentana-Claimsoft supplying a module for the EU SPOCS (Simple Procedures Online for Cross-border Services) project for the secure transfer and receipt of electronic information ... more

  • ROBERT FELDMEIER APPOINTED MEMBER OF FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA HOLDING AG SUPERVISORY BOARD

    Published at 2012-08-02

    In a ruling delivered on 25 July 2012, the District Court of Neuruppin appointed Robert Feldmeier as a member of the Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG with effect from 28 July 2012. In doing so, the court ... more

  • DE-MAIL: TNT POST TO TAKE OVER IDENT SERVICES FOR FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA

    Published at 2012-07-10

    TNT Post and the Francotyp-Postalia subsidiary Mentana-Claimsoft have signed a letter of intent according to which both companies plan to work together on de-mail - the digital and verifiable alternative to the ... more

  • FP GROUP COMPLETES RESTRUCTURING AND RETURNS TO PROFITABILITY

    Published at 2012-05-24

    Consolidated net profit of EUR 0.7 million in first quarter of 2012 - EBITDA reaches EUR 4.1 million - Revenue of EUR 41.8 million on a par with previous year - Forecast for full year confirmed ... more

  • FP GROUP WINS RED DOT AWARD: PRODUCT DESIGN 2012 WITH POSTBASE

    Published at 2012-05-02

    New franking system impresses international panel of experts with its design and product concept ... more

  • FP-GROUP EXPECTS REVENUE AND PROFIT GROWTH IN YEARS TO COME, BIRKENWERDER

    Published at 2012-04-19

    Revenue of EUR 159.4 million and EBITDA before restructuring costs of EUR 21.8 million generated in 2011; Revenue and profit expected to increase in the next few years; Revenue of EUR 175 million and EBITDA of EUR 30 million...

  • FP-GROUP: CAPITAL INCREASE SUCCESSFULLY PLACED

    Published at 2012-03-23

    Successful placing of 1.46 million shares as part of private placement - Company to promote multi-channel strategy in Germany...

  • CeBIT: Mentana-Claimsoft is first accredited De-Mail provider

    Published at 2012-03-06

    Francotyp-Postalia subsidiary receives accreditation certificate – Presentation of products and price structure for new communication technology – De-Mail net cost from 28 cents...

  • Francotyp-Postalia drives forward realignment in 2011

    Published at 2012-02-28

    Financial year 2011 dominated by development of innovative franking system PostBase and establishment of new production FP Group generates revenue of EUR 159.0 million and EBITDA before restructuring costs of EUR 21.5 million in...

  • New franking system connects analogue and digital postal worlds, Birkenwerder

    Published at 2012-02-15

    FP starts sales of PostBase before CeBIT – innovations in mechatronics and software control...

  • Mentana-Claimsoft clears next hurdle on path to De-Mail accreditation

    Published at 2012-02-08

    Federal Data Protection Commissioner Schaar grants FP subsidiary a data protection certificate for its De-Mail product...

  • Mentana-Claimsoft AG receives ISO certification for its De-Mail infrastructure

    Published at 2011-12-20

    FP subsidiary is the first future De-Mail provider to receive confirmation of the security of the information domain from the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) – Milestone en route to accreditation...

  • FP-Group lays foundations for a successful future

    Published at 2011-11-21

    Revenue rises to EUR 118.9 million in the first nine months of 2011; EBITDA before restructuring costs amounts to EUR 17.3 million; High level of investment in the current year; EBITDA forecast adjusted to EUR 22 million to EUR...

  • Start of production at new Wittenberge site

    Published at 2011-10-26

    Flexible manufacturing site for global competition - Situation in Birkenwerder shaped by impending closure of the production site...

  • freesort secures custom of PROSERVICE

    Published at 2011-10-12

    Since July 2011, PROSERVICE Dienstleistungsgesellschaft mbH has held a cooperative partnership with freesort GmbH for nationwide mail consolidation services...

  • Francotyp-Postalia receives approval in France

    Published at 2011-10-04

    Francotyp-Postalia GmbH, a subsidiary of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, has received approval from the French postal service La Poste for the mymail, a franking machine for low mail volumes...

  • The first multi-channel provider presents new possibilities for mail communications

    Published at 2011-09-27

    Francotyp-Postalia at POST-EXPO 2011 in Stuttgart: The FP Group, the first multi-channel provider for mail communication, will be presenting its complete product range at POST-EXPO 2011 from 27 to 29 September in Stuttgart...

  • FP-Group Bundles Sales in Germany

    Published at 2011-09-05

    The FP Group, the first multi-channel provider for mail communications, is set to merge national sales in Germany under one roof. In future, Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH will be responsible for all of the...

  • FP Group: Development of new produktion site shapes halfyearly report

    Published at 2011-08-25
    • Development of new production site in Wittenberge progressing according to plan
    • Implementation of measures at the previous production line in Birkenwerder can now go ahead after the completion of the redundancy scheme...
  • Francotyp-Postalia arbitration committee decides on volume of redundancy scheme

    Published at 2011-08-24

    In the negotiations in the arbitration proceedings between the management and employee representatives of Francotyp-Postalia GmbH and Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH, the parties came to a decision on the volume of a...

  • Francotyp-Postalia signed a seven-year contract with Hewlett-Packard

    Published at 2011-08-23

    Francotyp-Postalia GmbH, a subsidiary of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, yesterday signed a seven-year contract with Hewlett-Packard.

  • Negotiations on a reconciliation of interests have broken down

    Published at 2011-08-11

    Yesterday, it was declared that negotiations on a reconciliation of interests between Francotyp-Postalia GmbH and Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH and the Works Council and trade union representatives had failed...

  • FP Austria exceeds the 50% Mark

    Published at 2011-08-09

    Francotyp-Postalia Austria, a subsidiary of the global FP Group, has significantly extended its market leadership in new generation franking machines with 2D technology...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Austria and kommunalnet.at conclude partner agreement

    Published at 2011-06-07

    Hybrid mail from Francotyp-Postalia now also available via the information portal of the Austrian municipalities...

  • Francotyp-Postalia: First quarter of 2011 dominated by restructuring

    Published at 2011-05-26

    Revenue rises to EUR 41.8 million; One-off effects resulting from setting up of new production line; Confirmation of outlook for 2011...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Austria Offers FP webpost

    Published at 2011-05-12

    Francotyp-Postalia Austria, a subsidiary of the global FP Group, is set to launch FP webpost and become the pioneering force behind the use of hybrid mail in Austria...

  • FP-Group returns to profitability in 2010

    Published at 2011-04-28

    Profit of EUR 2.7 million, Revenue rises to EUR 147.3 million, Free cash flow of EUR 9.4 million...

  • Francotyp-Postalia acquires majority in Mentana-Claimsoft AG a Member of the De-Mail Project

    Published at 2011-03-03

    51% stake acquired Software solutions division expanded...

  • Francotyp-Postalia outperforms revenue forecast for 2010

    Published at 2011-02-24

    Revenues rise to €147.6 million EBITDA of €25.4 million Consolidated net profit improves to €1.7 million Positive outlook for 2011...

  • Francotyp-Postalia completes restructuring of Group financing ahead of schedule

    Published at 2011-02-22

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group has placed Group financing on a secure footing for another 3 to 5 years...

  • Francotyp-Postalia builds new production site at Wittenberge in Brandenburg

    Published at 2011-02-18

    Over the next few months, the Francotyp-Postalia Group – the full service provider for mail communications – is to build a new, state-of-the-art production line for the new Phoenix franking system in the Brandenburg town of...

  • Francotyp-Postalia offers dispatch of legally binding electronic mail

    Published at 2011-02-16

    FP Group now the first full service provider of mail communications Partnership with Mentana-Claimsoft AG Joint appearance at the 2011 CeBIT...

  • Francotyp-Postalia to present digital letter solutions at CeBIT

    Published at 2011-02-04

    FP webbrief and FP phonebrief as convenient online solutions Time and cost-saving processing of letters Different solutions from a single sourc...

  • Francotyp-Postalia extends contract with Chief Sales Officer Andreas Drechsler

    Published at 2011-01-10

    The Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG has extended its current contract with Chief Sales Officer Andreas Drechsler until 22 February 2015. As CSO, Drechsler has headed up global operations since February 2009...

  • Negotiations Fail to Keep Production at Birkenwerder

    Published at 2011-01-05

    Negotiations between Francotyp-Postalia GmbH and Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH and the works council to keep production at Birkenwerder have ended in failure...

  • Quadriga Capital sells shares in Francotyp-Postalia

    Published at 2010-12-27

    The former major shareholder of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, Quadriga Capital, has sold its shares in the company.

  • Francotyp-Postalia secures entry into French market for franking machines

    Published at 2010-12-10

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group, a global service provider for professional mail management, is entering the French market for franking machines.

  • New Managing Director for Francotyp-Postalia Sweden

    Published at 2010-12-02

    Francotyp-Postalia Sverige AB, a subsidiary of the globally active FP Group, has just gained Joachim Koschier as its new managing director. The 40-year-old Swede commenced his duties on December 1, 2010.

  • FP appoints Szymanski as Spokesman of the Management Board and Extends his Board of Management Contract

    Published at 2010-11-25

    The Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG has extended Hans Szymanski's board of management contract early for a further three years up to 31st December 2014. At the same time, the Supervisory Board has appointed...

  • Francotyp-Postalia updates its forecast for 2010

    Published at 2010-11-18

    Company now expects revenue for the current year between 140 million euros and 145 million euros with EBITDA between 24 million euros and 26 million euros before restructuringSales revenue and nine-month consolidated net income...

  • Francotyp-Postalia lifts short-time working until end of year

    Published at 2010-10-13

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG has decided to lift short-time working in most of its production areas until the end of the year. Improvements in the economy and stable order books have enabled the worldwide service provider for...

  • The Future of Mail Processing - Francotyp-Postalia at POST-EXPO 2010

    Published at 2010-10-01

    The Francotyp-Postalia Group, a worldwide service provider for professional mail processing, presents its full range of products and services at POST-EXPO 2010 from 6th to 8th October in Copenhagen. This year, focus is on the...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Austria Presents its Franking Systems as Live Demo in the Internet

    Published at 2010-09-02

    Francotyp-Postalia Austria, a subsidiary of the worldwide active FP Group, now presents its franking and interesting machines using live Internet demonstrations...

  • Francotyp-Postalia grows EBITDA and free cash flow in the first half of 2010

    Published at 2010-08-26

    Company further increases financial strength and profitability, Net income significantly improved, Revenues remain at previous year’s level...

  • Francotyp-Postalia receives environmental management certificate

    Published at 2010-08-24

    Successfully certified under DIN EN ISO 14001:2004...

  • FP Group wins WEB.DE as a partner for its online mail service

    Published at 2010-07-06

    Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG ("FP"), a wordwide provider for mail management services, together with its subsidiary iab – internet access GmbH ("iab") - has gained one the leading Email providers, WEB.DE as a partner for its...

  • Francotyp-Postalia plans to safeguard its Birkenwerder site for long-term

    Published at 2010-06-24

    The German subsidiaries of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG - Francotyp-Postalia GmbH and Francotyp-Postalia Vertrieb und Service GmbH - are informing the economic committee today about a concept that will safeguard the Birkenwerder...

  • New CEO at FP USA

    Published at 2010-06-04

    Anthony Malak appointed as new CEO at Francotyp-Postalia Inc., USA - Michael Doumas has agreed to continue working for the FP Group as a con­sultant...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Continues to Improve its Earnings Power and Financial Strength in the First Quarter of 2010

    Published at 2010-05-28

    EBITDA increases to € 7.1 million, Free cash flow increases to € 5.0 million, Forecast for full year 2010: Revenues increase to € 130 to € 135 million with EBITDA at € 22 to € 24 million

  • Francotyp-Postalia anticipates positive revenue and EBITDA development in 2010

    Published at 2010-04-29

    FP Group confirms provisional figures on presentation of the 2009 Annual Report, Company generates revenues of EUR 129.0 million and EBITDA of EUR 20.6 million in 2009, Free cash flow increases to EUR 9.8 million in 2009...

  • Francotyp-Postalia introduces a new software platform mailOne™ in the USA

    Published at 2010-04-22

    With the introduction mailOne™ in the USA, FP Mailing Solutions, a subsidiary of the globally active FP Group, is offering a completely newly developed software platform for FP franking machines...

  • Francotyp-Postalia acquires Ricoh's franking machine business in Sweden

    Published at 2010-04-12

    FP Sverige AB formed as a new sales company - FP Group now directly represented by ten distribution companies worldwide - Management Board sees good opportunities in the Swedish market...

  • Francotyp-Postalia: Temporary End to Short-Time-Work

    Published at 2010-03-29

    Due to current good state of order books, short-time work arrangements is suspended until end of June

  • Francotyp-Postalia's New PhoneBrief Sends Postcards and Letters at the Press of a Button

    Published at 2010-03-01

    Use PhoneBrief and Turn the iPhone into a Postman!...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Increases Earnings in Recession Year 2009

    Published at 2010-02-23

    Tough Cost Management Pays Off - EBITDA at € 20.6 million Higher than Previous Year - Free Cash Flow increases to € 9.0 million

  • Francotyp-Postalia Presents the Online Letter at CeBIT

    Published at 2010-02-11

    FP presents Online-Letter at CeBIT - Innovative Solution for Commercial Users - Modern and Economic Mail Processing...

  • Francotyp-Postalia Gets Authorization for its Franking Machines for India

    Published at 2010-01-27

    Francotyp-Postalia secures its entry into the Indian market - Distribution starts with a powerful organisation at its side - Certification provides a basis for growth for coming years...