Gross sales in CHF million
in CHF million
Operating profit increased to CHF 243.1 million (like-for-like +4.2%). The resulting EBIT margin stands at 14.0%, which is slightly less than the comparable year-ago margin of 14.3%.
Employees at year-end (FTE)
SFS welcomed 753 new employees in 2018. Of these, 363 are new employees in Europe and 344 are new employees in Asia.
The extensive projects to sharpen the production profiles have laid an important basis for future increased efficiency:
Share of sales by end markets