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17. Property, plant and equipment

As of December 31, the acquisition and manufacturing costs as well as accumulated depreciation of property, plant and equipment consisted of the following:

ACQUISITION AND MANUFACTURING COSTS



€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2011 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2011
Land and land facilities 221 1 5 2 1 - 230
Buildings and improvements 2,976 31 44 84 175 40 3,270
Machinery and equipment 3,796 16 50 372 100 177 4,157
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 98 - - 9 3 5 105
Construction in progress 419 - -1 310 -286 12 430
Property, plant and equipment 7,510 48 98 777 -7 234 8,192

€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2011 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2011
Land and land facilities 221 1 5 2 1 - 230
Buildings and improvements 2,976 31 44 84 175 40 3,270
Machinery and equipment 3,796 16 50 372 100 177 4,157
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 98 - - 9 3 5 105
Construction in progress 419 - -1 310 -286 12 430
Property, plant and equipment 7,510 48 98 777 -7 234 8,192

DEPRECIATION



€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2011 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2011
Land and land facilities 4 - 0 1 0 - 5
Buildings and improvements 1,246 20 4 190 3 32 1,431
Machinery and equipment 2,269 13 1 367 - 147 2,503
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 36 - 0 10 1 5 42
Construction in progress 1 - 0 0 - - 1
Property, plant and equipment 3,556 33 5 568 4 184 3,982

€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2011 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2011
Land and land facilities 4 - 0 1 0 - 5
Buildings and improvements 1,246 20 4 190 3 32 1,431
Machinery and equipment 2,269 13 1 367 - 147 2,503
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 36 - 0 10 1 5 42
Construction in progress 1 - 0 0 - - 1
Property, plant and equipment 3,556 33 5 568 4 184 3,982

ACQUISITION AND MANUFACTURING COSTS



€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2010 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 206 7 1 8 - 1 221
Buildings and improvements 2,628 111 16 86 193 58 2,976
Machinery and equipment 3,355 178 42 326 110 215 3,796
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 146 3 7 20 -65 13 98
Construction in progress 340 18 12 304 -250 5 419
Property, plant and equipment 6,675 317 78 744 -12 292 7,510

€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2010 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 206 7 1 8 - 1 221
Buildings and improvements 2,628 111 16 86 193 58 2,976
Machinery and equipment 3,355 178 42 326 110 215 3,796
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 146 3 7 20 -65 13 98
Construction in progress 340 18 12 304 -250 5 419
Property, plant and equipment 6,675 317 78 744 -12 292 7,510

DEPRECIATION



€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2010 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 2 2 0 - - - 4
Buildings and improvements 1,038 48 1 173 37 51 1,246
Machinery and equipment 2,001 97 16 351 - 196 2,269
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 74 1 - 8 -39 8 36
Construction in progress 1 - 0 - 0 - 1
Property, plant and equipment 3,116 148 17 532 -2 255 3,556

€ in millions As of Jan. 1, 2010 Foreign currency translation Changes in entities consolidated Additions Reclassifications Disposals As of Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 2 2 0 - - - 4
Buildings and improvements 1,038 48 1 173 37 51 1,246
Machinery and equipment 2,001 97 16 351 - 196 2,269
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 74 1 - 8 -39 8 36
Construction in progress 1 - 0 - 0 - 1
Property, plant and equipment 3,116 148 17 532 -2 255 3,556

CARRYING AMOUNTS


€ in millions Dec. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 225 217
Buildings and improvements 1,839 1,730
Machinery and equipment 1,654 1,527
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 63 62
Construction in progress 429 418
Property, plant and equipment 4,210 3,954

€ in millions Dec. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2010
Land and land facilities 225 217
Buildings and improvements 1,839 1,730
Machinery and equipment 1,654 1,527
Machinery, equipment and rental equipment under capital leases 63 62
Construction in progress 429 418
Property, plant and equipment 4,210 3,954

Depreciation on property, plant and equipment for the years 2011 and 2010 was €568 million and €532 million, respectively. It is allocated within cost of sales, selling, general and administrative expenses and research and development expenses, depending upon the use of the asset.

LEASING

Machinery and equipment as of December 31, 2011 and 2010 included peritoneal dialysis cycler machines which Fresenius Medical Care leases to customers with end-stage renal disease on a month-to-month basis and hemodialysis machines which Fresenius Medical Care leases to physicians under operating leases in an amount of €349 million and €312 million, respectively.

To a lesser extent, property, plant and equipment are also leased for the treatment of patients by other business segments.

For details of minimum lease payments see note 21, Debt and capital lease obligations.

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