Ad hoc Announcement
24.1.2013 - Sales Performance and Order Intake 2012 (unaudited figures)
Interroll records strong growth in FY 2012
The Interroll Group saw net sales rise by an encouraging 15.6% in local
currency and by 13.0% in consolidated currency in the 2012 financial year,
taking the total figure to CHF 307.2 million (2011: CHF 271.9 million).
Compared to the previous year, order intake increased by 7.2% in local
currency. Expressed in consolidated currency, order intake expanded by 4.8% to
CHF 302.6 million (2011: CHF 288.7 million). Earnings before interest and
taxes are expected to be up by around 20% to 25% year on year, while net
profit is likely to grow by approx. 5% to 10%. Furthermore, Interroll
generated strong operating cash flow in the financial year just ended.
This encouraging performance was underpinned by all product groups. Interroll
captured an above-average share of the market in the highly promising segment
of 24 volt roller conveyor technology, for instance. Elsewhere, the "Conveyors
& Sorters" and "Pallet & Carton Flow" product areas also exceeded
expectations. Among the more sizeable projects covered by these two areas were
additional sorters supplied to China Post and Amazon as well as dynamic
storage solutions for Procter & Gamble and Red Bull. Interroll recorded
double-digit growth in Asia, managing to expand by 24% in China alone.
Excluding the major project for Canada Post in 2011, net sales attributable to
North America remained stable year on year.
Benefiting from its solid financial base, Interroll was able to invest heavily
in strategic projects aimed at future growth and profitability. Within this
context, the company initiated a development project for a new product
platform, made investments in the Chinese and US markets, and continued with
its global rollout of SAP.
The Group's annual results for the financial year 2012 are to be presented at
the media and analysts' conference in Zurich on 22 March 2013.
Financial Calendar 2013
- Annual results media conference for FY 2012 and announcement of annual
report 2012: 22 March 2013
- Annual General Meeting: 10 May 2013
- Report on first half of 2013: 9 August 2013
Registered shares in Interroll Holding AG are traded within the main segment
of the Swiss Exchange SIX: Securities Id. No. 637289; Investdata INRN; Reuters
Interroll Profile - Promotional Partner Sauber F1 Team
The Interroll Group is one of the world's leading specialists within the field
of internal logistics. Headquartered in Switzerland, the exchange-listed
company employs around 1,500 people at 29 enterprises around the globe.
Interroll products are deployed at well-known global brands such as Amazon,
Bosch, Coca-Cola, Coop, DHL, FedEx, Peugeot, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble,
Siemens, USPS, Walmart or Yamaha, to name a few. The business focuses on
airports, parcel and postal services, distribution centers and food processing
facilities. Regional Centres of Excellence and production sites, global
expertise, financial stability and a solid brand reputation make Interroll a
strong partner for growth and most sought-after employer. Interroll is
Promotional Partner of the Sauber F1 Team. With their Swiss headquarters and
global operations, both Interroll and Sauber strive for excellence as leading
players in a highly competitive landscape. Precision, reliability and speed
are their common strategic core values that define their critical success.
Paul Zumbühl, CEO
Tel. +41 91 850 25 24
Lorenz Köhler, Investor Relations
Tel. +41 91 850 25 21
www.interroll.com/ir (Investor Relations and subscription to financial
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