Elma with further improved results 2018

2018 Annual Report

Wetzikon, February 25, 2019 - The positive growth momentum of recent years continued in 2018. Supported by the favorable global economic development, the Elma Group again surpassed the results of the previous year. Elma closes 2018 with an order income at record levels, higher net sales and a significantly increased net profit.

  • Order income grew by 3.8% to CHF 148.6 million
  • Net sales increased by 1.4% to CHF 146.0 million
  • Profitability further improved resulting in an EBIT of CHF 7.2 million (previous year: CHF 7.0 million) and a net profit of CHF 5.6 million (previous year: CHF 3.0 million)
  • Net debts reduced by 3.3 million to CHF 17.5 million
  • Equity ratio increased by 8.2% to 43.8% (31.12.2017: 35.6%)


Edwin Wild

CFO Elma Group
Tel. +41 44 933 42 45

Elma Electronic

AG Hofstrasse 93 8620 Wetzikon

Fred Ruegg

CEO Elma Group
+41 44 933 43 04

About Elma

Elma Electronic is a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products for the embedded systems market – from components, backplanes, power supply solutions, storage boards and chassis platforms to fully integrated systems. To ensure our integrated solutions are optimized to our customers’ needs, Elma partners with leading board manufacturers in the industry. Elma also provides enclosure solutions and rotary switches for demanding applications for electronic companies. The company has a broad base of proven standard products which can be tailored to individual applications: Elma offers services from the initial concept to volume production. Elma’s reliable solutions, flexibility, and design expertise are key reasons why the leading companies in the world choose Elma time and again.


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