Elma increases revenue 2014 by 4.5%

First information on business year 2014

CH-Wetzikon, January 27, 2015 − The Elma Group ends the business year 2014 with a higher revenue and a slightly increased order income compared with the previous year. In particular the Europe region showed a solid performance und increased both revenue and order income. Also the Americas and the Asia regions increased their revenue. Based on preliminary and unaudited figures for the business year 2014, the Elma Group posted a total revenue of CHF 118.1 million (previous year: CHF 113.0 million). This represents a growth of 4.5%; adjusted for currency translation effects, the revenue increased by 4.7%. The order income rose by 1.6% to CHF 122.6 million (previous year: CHF 120.7 million); adjusted for currency translation effects the increase was 1.8%.

All three regions increased their revenue with third parties in the business year 2014. The Americas region achieved a plus of 1.9%; adjusted for currency translation effects, it grew by 2.4% to USD 63.4 million. The Europe region recorded a growth of 7.8% to CHF 49.8 million; adjusted for currency translation effects it rose by 7.6%. In the Asia region the revenue increased by 4.0% to CHF 9.9 million; adjusted for currency translation effects it went up 4.5%.

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Elma Electronic AG
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Fred Ruegg Edwin Wild
CEO Elma Group CFO Elma Group
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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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