Munksjö Oyj: Focus on profitability target at Munksjö’s Capital Markets Day

MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20 November 2014 at 11.40 a.m. CET 

Munksjö Oyj: Focus on profitability target at Munksjö’s Capital Markets Day

Munksjö will today host its Capital Markets Day in Stockholm. During the event, the management team will give further insight to the company’s strategy and business prospects, in particular on how the strategic focus will enable growth and profitability improvement. There are no changes to the previously communicated financial targets and outlook.

At the Capital Markets Day, Munksjö presents further details on how the profitability target of an EBITDA-margin of 12 per cent over a business cycle will be achieved. Munksjö also introduces EBITDA-margin targets for each of the four Business Areas.

“The drivers for our profitability development are; profitable growth, utilising the position as a market and innovation leader, product and service quality and increased operational efficiency. The EBITDA-margin target will be achieved through actions and measures including; continued organic growth, expanding the market share in existing businesses, increasing the presence in emerging markets, continued adjustments of the cost structure and continued actions to drive production efficiency and expand the technical service offering. Our ambition is to grow the business over the coming years and this will be reflected in improved profitability” says Jan Åström, President and CEO of Munksjö Oyj.

The EBITDA targets to be achieved by the end of 2016 per business area are; 15-16 per cent for Decor, 12-13 per cent for Release Liners, 15-16 per cent for Industrial Applications and 9-10 per cent for Graphics and Packaging.

Further details on the event are available at The presentations are recorded and will be available as on-demand versions on the same webpage after the event.

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For more information, please contact:

Åsa Fredriksson, SVP HR and Communications, tel. +46 10 250 1003
Laura Lindholm, Investor Relations Manager, tel. +46 10 250 1026

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The Munksjö Group is an international specialty paper company with a unique product offering for a large number of industrial applications and consumer-driven products. Founded in 1862, Munksjö is among the leading producers in the world of high-value added papers within attractive market segments such as Decor paper, Release Liners, Electrotechnical paper, Abrasive backings and Interleaving paper for steel. Given Munksjö’s global presence and way of integrating with its customers’ operations, the company forms a global service organisation with approximately 2,900 employees. Production facilities are located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Spain and China. Munksjö Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at


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Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for sustainable every day life. Our offering includes filter materials, release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers, abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics as well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 3 billion and we employ some 8,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at