The BAUER Group closes the first quarter with a decline in EBIT but very high order backlog. The total Group revenues decreased by 5.0% from EUR 410.9 million to EUR 390.2 million, compared to the same period of the previous year. Sales revenues also dropped by 2.3%, from EUR 341.9 million to EUR 334.0 million. EBIT fell from EUR 10.5 million in the previous year to EUR 6.3 million. Earnings after taxfor the Group were EUR -5.0 million, compared to EUR -5.1 million in the previous year.