Record quarter for Inwido

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Inwido’s President and CEO Håkan Jeppsson comments on the second quarter of 2016:

“At SEK 208 million (180), we are reporting an operating profit of more than SEK 200 million for an individual quarter for the first time. This was Inwido’s best quarter ever.”

“In line with the strong growth in earnings, the operating margin rose to 14.2 percent and sales increased by nearly 7 percent to SEK 1,470 million.”

“Order bookings increased by 12 percent, mainly within our most important segments and channels. Growth strengthened, primarily in Finland and Norway.”  

“Acquisitions are fundamental to our growth strategy. So far in 2016, we have acquired companies that contribute annual sales of approx. SEK 800 million, two of them in Finland, one in Denmark. After the quarter, we also entered an acquisition agreement with CWG Choices in the UK.”

“We are continuing to work according to our plan with a predominance of sales in consumer-driven channels, to continuously review our structure to find potential additional efficiency enhancements and to work with both organic and acquisition-based growth.”

Read the entire press release in the pdf attached 

For more information, please contact:
Inwido AB
Håkan Jeppsson, President and CEO Tel.: 46 (0)10-451 45 51 or 46 (0)70-550 15 17
Peter Welin, CFO Tel.: 46 (0)10-451 45 52 or 46 (0)703 24 31 90 
E-mail: peter.welin@inwido.com

About Inwido
Inwido is Europe’s largest supplier of windows and doors. The company has operations in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Estionia, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland and the UK, as well as exports to a large number of other countries. The Group markets some 20 strong local brands including Elitfönster, SnickarPer, Hajom, Hemmafönster, Outline, Tiivi, Pihla, Diplomat and Sokolka. Inwido has approximately 3,400 employees and generated sales of slightly more than SEK 5.2 billion in 2015. The Group's headquarters are located in Malmö, Sweden. For further information, please visit www.inwido.com

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Inwido is Europe’s largest manufacturer of windows and doors. The company operates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland and the UK and also exports products to other countries. Inwido had in 2015 an annual turnover of over SEK 5.2 billion and has 3400 employees. The Inwido headquarter is located in Malmö, Sweden. Inwido reaches the customer with strong local brands, focused on both the consumer and industrial markets. That way they reach a broad market of windows and doors. In 2015, sales to the consumer market were about 70 percent of total sales, while sales to the industrial market accounted for about 30 percent. The consumer market was dominated by housing projects like renovating, re-building and extending current houses. Projects often motivated by public subsidiaries. The industrial customers are mainly bigger construction company´s and house manufacturer were the business is conducted by frameworks agreements and bigger volumes. Friday September 26, 2014 Inwido was listed as a mid-cap company at NASDAQ Stockholm.

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