Interim report for January – September 2006

ANOTHER RECORD QUARTER FOR GUNNEBO INDUSTRIER AB

Third quarter 2006

- The order intake rose by 26% – organic growth for comparable units was 28%.
- Net sales rose by 12% – organic growth for comparable units was 13%.
- The operating profit increased by 35% to MSEK 56.

January – September 2006

- The order intake rose by 29% to MSEK 1,403 – organic growth for comparable units was 23%.
- Net sales rose by 18% to MSEK 1,290 (1,089) – organic growth for comparable units was 14%.
- The operating profit increased by 50% to MSEK 144.
- The result after financial items was a profit of MSEK 125 (85).
- The profit after tax amounted to MSEK 84 (59).
- Earnings per share increased by 44% to SEK 9.46 (6.59).

Adjustment to forecast for 2006 as a whole

- New forecast: The operating profit has had a strong development during 2006 and the assessment for the full-year is about MSEK 190. Previous forecast: The result for 2006 as a whole is expected to be significantly better than for the previous year.

Other

- For more information please see the complete interim report for January – September 2006.

About Us

Gunnebo Industrier AB is an international group of industrial companies that is active in 12 countries and has around 50 major distributors/agents worldwide. The group is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of chain and lifting components, fastening systems for the building industry, blocks/systems for heavy lifting, non-skid products and telescopic ladders. The business is conducted through business areas:Fastening, Lifting and Technical Products (which comprises Blocks, Non Skid and Telescopics). Gunnebo Industrier markets well-known products in established market segments, and is market leader in each product and/or market area. The annual consolidated turnover amounts to over MSEK 1,400 and the group has around 1,200 employees.

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