Sales first half-year 2011 – satisfactory performance in a slowly recovering market
Organic product sales growth reached +6.4 % compared to the same period of last year while maintenance sales grew by +5.3 %.
Order intake progressed by +8.9 % compared to the same period of last year. Order backlog increased by +29.2 % to 44.2 Mio EUR compared to year-end 2010.
The group continues to improve the gross margin through the increased sourcing in Asia.
Sales first half-year (1st January – 30th June) – non audited
|In mio. €||2011||2010||Change|
|1st quarter||53.24||47.82||+11.3 %|
|2nd quarter||57.99||57.20||+1.4 %|
|Total first half-year||111.23||105.02||+5.9 %|
Next press release: Half-year results, on 7th September 2011 (after trading).
About agta record:
Ranking among the top players in the global market for automatic pedestrian doors, agta record calls on its integrated technological and commercial know-how. The Group’s extensive expertise covers the design, production, marketing, installation and maintenance of a large range of automatic doors.
Based in Switzerland, agta record is present with subsidiaries in 50 countries around the world. agta record is listed on Euronext Paris, foreign stocks. ISIN: CH0008853209
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