SinterCast Results April-June 2013

          Record automotive engine volume achieved during the quarter

                   Positive outlook for further installations

Second Quarter 2013
  * Revenue for Period: SEK 11.8 million (SEK 11.3 million)
  * Operating Result: SEK 1.4 million (SEK 0.0 million)
  * Earnings per Share: SEK 0.2 per share (SEK 0.0 per share)
  * Cashflow from Operations: SEK 5.3 million (SEK 0.3 million)
  * Halberg, Germany, commissions second System 3000 for increased commercial
    vehicle production
  * Tupy, Brazil, orders automated base treatment installation to improve
    process efficiency
  * Two new European commercial vehicle programmes start series production in
    second quarter
  * First high-volume petrol engine remains on schedule for start of series
    production before year-end

2013 Year-to-Date
  * Revenue: SEK 23.5 million (SEK 23.0 million)
  * Operating Result: SEK 2.9 million (SEK 1.3 million)
  * Earnings per Share: SEK 0.5 per share (SEK 0.3 per share)
  * Cashflow from Operations: SEK 5.5 million (SEK 0.0 million)
  * Installed Base: 21 fully automated systems and 15 mini-systems in Europe,
    Asia and the Americas

Series Production*

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With increasing contributions from all automotive engine sectors, including the
start of production of two new European commercial vehicle cylinder blocks,
SinterCast posted record series production of 1.65 million Engine Equivalents in
the second quarter.

* Annualised average production of Engine Equivalents during the quarter (1
Engine Equivalent = 50 kg)

CEO Comments
Series production continues to increase
Following an 8% recovery to 1.30 million Engine Equivalents in the first
quarter, annualised series production increased by a further 27% in the second
quarter to reach 1.65 million Engine Equivalents.  The second quarter production
represents a new record, surpassing the previous record of 1.60 million Engine
Equivalents set in the first quarter of 2012.  The increased production was a
result of continued strong performance in the passenger vehicle V-diesel sector;
increased commercial vehicle production in Europe and America, including the
start of production of two new European heavy duty cylinder blocks; and,
contributions from the pre-production of the first high volume CGI petrol
engine, which remains on schedule for the start of series production during the
second half of the year.

In  advance of the start  of US sales of  the Ram 1500 light duty pick-up during
the  fourth  quarter,  production  of  the  VM Motori 3.0 litre V6 diesel engine
continued  to increase  during the  quarter.  Chrysler  has publicly indicated a
competitive  pricing strategy for the Ram diesel option, in order to establish a
diesel  foothold before competitive  offerings are introduced.   In parallel, VM
Motori   has   publicly  announced  the  potential  demand  for  135,000 engines
(approximately  200,000 Engine Equivalents) within two years.  Chrysler's diesel
initiative,   augmented   by  attractive  pricing,  continues  to  increase  the
competitive  pressure in the important US light duty pick up sector and enhances
the overall growth opportunity for SinterCast.

Positive installation outlook
New installation discussions are at an advanced stage with foundries in Asia and
the Americas, providing a positive outlook for new installations.  During May,
the Halberg foundry in Germany announced its second System 3000 installation in
order to accommodate increased heavy duty commercial vehicle production.  The
installation was successfully commissioned in early August and is being used to
support production of two commercial vehicle cylinder blocks and the ongoing
product development of commercial vehicle cylinder blocks and heads.
 Installation revenue was also derived from the sale of an automated base
treatment station to the Tupy foundry in Brazil in order to upgrade the existing
System 3000 to a System 3000 Plus.  Commissioning is scheduled for September.
 The Halberg installation and the Tupy upgrade follow a System 3000 installation
at the Scania foundry in February and the sale of a Mini-System 3000 to the
University of Alabama in April.  These installation activities, together with
ongoing discussions for additional installations, provide the opportunity for a
third consecutive year of record installation performance.

SinterCast  continues to  support product  development programmes  for passenger
vehicle,  commercial vehicle and  industrial power applications  in Europe, Asia
and  the Americas.  It is  estimated that the combined  potential of the current
series  production  programmes  and  the  programmes currently under development
represents a market opportunity of approximately 4.65 million Engine Equivalents
per year within SinterCast's five year planning horizon.

Ductile iron technology
The  ductile iron  technology was  presented at  the Ductile Iron Society annual
meeting  in  the  United  States  in  June.  SinterCast's innovative approach to
thermal  analysis  and  process  control  was  well received and discussions are
ongoing  with  various  companies  that  have  expressed  interest  to  serve as
reference  partners.  As a  result of the  technical development, two new patent
applications  were filed during July. The ductile iron technology is expected to
provide  a cost-benefit by reducing magnesium consumption, improving mould yield
and reducing casting defects in the foundry, and by improving machinability.
Financial Summary
The revenue for the SinterCast Group relates primarily to income from equipment,
series production and engineering service.

 Revenue Breakdown                  April-June                     January-June

 (Amounts in SEK million if not    2013   2012   2013                      2012
 otherwise stated)
 Number of Sampling Cups shipped 33,200 32,000 62,100                    68,800

 Equipment (1)                      0.4    0.1    2.7                       0.4

 Series Production (2)             10.7   10.9   19.7                      22.1

 Engineering Service( 3)            0.6    0.2    0.9                       0.4

 Other                              0.1    0.1    0.2                       0.1
 Total                             11.8   11.3   23.5                      23.0

 Notes: 1. Includes revenue from system sales and leases and sales of
           spare parts

        2. Includes revenue from production fees, consumables and
           software licence fees

        3. Includes revenue from technical support, on-site trials and
           sales of test pieces

The  April-June 2013 revenue  amounted to  SEK 11.8 million  (SEK 11.3 million).
Equipment  revenue  amounted  to  SEK  0.4 million  (SEK 0.1 million), primarily
related  to the Mini-System  3000 that was shipped  to the University of Alabama
(UAB)  during the period.  Engineering Service amounted  to SEK 0.6 million (SEK
0.2 million)  following  the  installation  support  provided  at Tupy Saltillo,
Mexico  and Teksid Mexico.  Series Production  revenue decreased slightly to SEK
10.7 million  (SEK 10.9 million), primarily due to changed product and price mix
and  the increased value of the Swedish Krona  compared to the US dollar and the

The  January-June 2013 revenue amounted to  SEK 23.5 million (SEK 23.0 million).
Equipment  revenue amounted to SEK 2.7 million (SEK 0.4 million), related to the
UAB  Mini-System 3000 and to the System  3000 installation at the Scania foundry
during  February. The revenue from the  leased installations is accrued over the
lease  period. The revenue from series production decreased primarily due to 2%
lower  production volume, lower Sampling Cup  shipments, and the increased value
of the Swedish Krona.

The  business  activities  of  SinterCast  are  best  reflected by the Operating
Result.  This is because the "Result for the period after tax" and the "Earnings
per  Share"  are  influenced  by  the  financial  income  and  costs  and by the
revaluation of tax assets.

 Results Summary                                  April-June January-June

 (Amounts in SEK million if not otherwise stated) 2013  2012 2013    2012
 Operating Result                                  1.4   0.0  2.9     1.3

 Result for the period after tax                   1.2   0.1  3.6     1.8

 Earnings per Share (SEK)                          0.2   0.0  0.5     0.3

The  April-June  2013 Operating  Result  of  SEK  1.4 million  (SEK 0.0 million)
increased  as a result of  higher gross results of  SEK 0.3 million derived from
higher  revenue,  lower  operational  expenses  of  SEK  0.9 million  and higher
exchange  gains from operating  receivables and liabilities  of SEK 0.2 million.
Exchange  gains,  reported  as  other  operating  income,  arise  primarily when
payments  in  foreign  currency  for  outstanding  invoices  arrive  at  a  more
favourable  exchange rate than the  exchange rate prevailing on  the date of the
issuing   of  the  invoice  and  also  arise  when  foreign  bank  holdings  are
recalculated to Swedish Krona at the end of each accounting period.

The  Result  for  the  period  after  tax  amounted to SEK 1.2 million (SEK 0.1
million), primarily related to the increased Operating Result of SEK 1.4 million
(SEK  0.0 million)  and  a  decrease  of  SEK  0.3 million  in the financial net
compared to last year.

The  January-June 2013 Operating  Result of  SEK 2.9 million  (SEK 1.3 million),
increased  as a result of  higher gross results of  SEK 0.6 million derived from
higher  revenue  and  decreased  costs  for  engineering  and  production, lower
operational expenses of SEK 0.8 million and exchange gains of SEK 0.2 million.

The  Result  for  the  period  after  tax  amounted to SEK 3.6 million (SEK 1.8
million), primarily related to the increased Operating Result, a SEK 0.6 million
decrease  in the financial  net compared to  the previous year,  and an SEK 0.8
million deferred tax adjustment.

Deferred Tax Asset
Tax amounted to SEK 0.6 million (SEK -0.2 million) during the January-June 2013
period,  of which SEK 0.8 million  is explained by the  increase of the deferred
tax asset that was made during the first quarter 2013.
The  estimated  future  taxable  profit  and  deferred  tax asset calculation is
reassessed  every  quarter.  As  of  30 June 2013, SEK 128.5 million (SEK 125.1
million)  of SinterCast's total carried-forward tax losses have been used as the
basis  of  the  updated  calculation,  resulting  in SEK 28.3 million (SEK 32.9
million)  being  capitalised  as  a  deferred  tax asset. The deferred tax asset
compared  to last year is primarily explained by the reduction during the fourth
quarter  2012 amounting to  SEK -5.4  million due  to the  change in the Swedish
corporate  tax rate from 26.3% to 22%. The deferred tax asset is included in the
financial assets in the balance sheet.

Cashflow, Liquidity and Investments

 Cashflow Summary                                 April-June January-June

 (Amounts in SEK million if not otherwise stated) 2013  2012 2013    2012
 Cashflow from operations                          5.3   0.3  5.5     0.0

 Cashflow from investment activities              -0.3  -0.1 -0.3    -0.2
 Cashflow from financing activities (dividend)    -7.0 -11.9 -7.0   -11.9
 Cashflow total                                   -2.0 -11.7 -1.8   -12.1

 Liquidity                                        33.6  35.5 33.6    35.5

The  April-June  2013 cashflow  from  operations  was  SEK 5.3 million (SEK 0.3
million).  The  increased  cashflow  was  primarily due to installation payments
received from Tupy Saltillo, Teksid and Scania. During the period, a dividend in
the  amount of SEK 7.0 million (SEK  11.9 million) was paid to the shareholders,
resulting in a total cashflow result of SEK -2.0 million.

The  January-June 2013 cashflow  from operations  was SEK  5.5 million (SEK 0.0
million). The increased cashflow was due to the aforementioned installations and
lower  operational expenses compared to the same period last year. Following the
dividend  of SEK 7.0 million  (SEK 11.9 million), the  total cashflow result for
the  period was  SEK -1.8  million (SEK  -12.1 million),  resulting in SEK 33.6
million (SEK 35.5 million) in liquidity on 30 June 2013. Investments amounted to
SEK 0.3 million (SEK 0.2 million) during the period.
Employee Stock Option Program
As  of  30 June  2013, the  total  cost  of  the  employee  stock option program
2009-2013 was  calculated to  be SEK  2.9 million (SEK  3.1 million), based on a
closing  share  price  of  SEK  51.5 (SEK  52.0). Thus far during 2013, SEK 0.1
million  (SEK 0.3 million) has been accounted for as costs related to the option

Risks and Uncertainty Factors
The main uncertainty factor for SinterCast continues to be the timing of the CGI
market  ramp-up.  This primarily depends on  OEM decisions for new CGI products,
the  global economy for new  vehicle sales, and the  individual sales success of
vehicles  equipped  with  SinterCast-CGI  components.  The  European  and  Asian
economies  continue to  be uncertain  and this  may impact passenger vehicle and
commercial  vehicle sales. SinterCast's diversification between V-diesel engines
for   passenger  vehicles,  commercial  vehicle  engine  components,  and  other
applications  such as exhaust components  and industrial power engines, combined
with  its presence in Europe,  Asia and the Americas,  reduces the dependence on
individual product applications and geographical regions.

SinterCast  enjoys global  brand recognition  and respect  as the CGI technology
leader  and is welcomed by  the industry as a  reliable and trustworthy partner.
However,  virtually every company  encounters competition, and  SinterCast is no
exception.   SinterCast  judges  that  its  technology  and engineering know-how
provides  the most reliable and cost-effective solution for series production of
high quality CGI.

New powertrain technologies, such as vehicle electrification (hybrid and plug-in
vehicles)  and  fuel  cells  attract  significant  media attention; however, the
development and implementation of these technologies remain a long-term prospect
and  SinterCast does not expect these  technologies to have a significant effect
on the Company's competitive position for the foreseeable future.

For  full risk and uncertainty factor information, please see note 26 on p.42 in
SinterCast's Annual Report 2012

With  successful high volume CGI production in foundries located in Europe, Asia
and  the  Americas,  SinterCast  has  established  a  global  organisation  with
employees  and offices in  Sweden, the United  Kingdom, the United States, China
and Korea. As of 30 June 2013, the Group had 18 (20) employees, three (three) of
whom  were  female.  The  Company  is  well  positioned to support global market
activities and to drive SinterCast's future growth.

Parent Company
SinterCast  AB (publ) is  the Parent Company  of the SinterCast  Group, with its
registered  office located in Stockholm, Sweden.  The Parent Company has 12 (17)
employees,  due in part  to reassignment of  the Chinese employees  to the local
company.  The majority of the operations are managed by the Parent Company while
local  operations  in  the  UK,  USA,  Korea  and China are managed by the local
companies.  As  a  result  of  SinterCast's  increased  presence  in  Asia,  the
representation  agreements in Australia, India  and Japan were terminated during
the period, although the former representatives remain available to assist on an
ad  hoc basis upon request.  The information  given for the Group in this report
corresponds in all material respects to the Parent Company.

Accounting Principles
The  information provided on behalf of the Group in this interim report has been
prepared  in accordance  with Sweden's  Annual Accounts  Act and  IAS 34 Interim
Financial  Reporting. The reporting for the  Parent Company has been prepared in
accordance  with Sweden's Annual Accounts Act  and RFR 2. Except for the change,
described  in  the  first  quarter  report  2013, of  the  amendment  in  IAS 1
(Presentation  of Financial Statements), the  accounting policies that have been
applied  for  the  Group  and  the  Parent  Company  are  in  agreement with the
accounting policies used in preparation of the Company's latest annual report.

No  material transactions have  taken place between  SinterCast and the Board or
the Management during the period.

Events after the Balance Sheet Date
There  have been no significant  events since the balance  sheet date of 30 June
2013 that  could materially  change these  financial statements.   The following
press release has been issued:
10 July 2013 - SinterCast posts record series production in second quarter

The Interim Report July-September 2013 will be published on 6 November 2013
The Interim Report October-December and Full Year Results 2013 will be published
on 26 February 2014
The Interim Report January-March 2014 will be published on 23 April 2014
The Interim Report April-June 2014 will be published on 20 August 2014

This report has not been reviewed by the Company's Auditors.

The Board of Directors and the CEO certify that the half-yearly financial report
provides a true and fair overview of the operations, outlook, financial position
and results of the Company and the Group, and describes the material risks and
uncertainties that the Company and the companies in the Group face.

Stockholm 21 August 2013

Ulla-Britt Fräjdin-Hellqvist       Aage Figenschou                     Robert
Chairman of the Board              Vice Chairman of the Board    Member of the

Laurence Vine-Chatterton      Hans-Erik Andersson             Steve Dawson
Member of the Board                 Member of the Board                President

                             Member of the Board

 For further information please contact:

 Dr. Steve Dawson

 President & CEO

 SinterCast AB (publ)

 Office:  +46 8 660 7750

 Mobile:  +44 771 002 6342



SinterCast is the world's leading supplier of process control technology for the
reliable  high volume production of Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI). With at least
75% higher  tensile strength, 45% higher stiffness  and approximately double the
fatigue strength of conventional grey cast iron and aluminium, CGI allows engine
designers  to improve  performance, fuel  economy and  durability while reducing
engine  weight, noise and  emissions. The SinterCast  technology is used for the
production  of more than 50 CGI components,  ranging from 2 kg to 17 tonnes, all
using  the same proven process control technology.  The end-users of SinterCast-
CGI  components include Allen Diesels,  Aston Martin, Audi, Cameron Compression,
Caterpillar,   Chrysler,   DAF   Trucks,  Ford,  Ford-Otosan,  General  Electric
Transportation Systems, General Motors, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lancia, Land
Rover,  MAN, Maserati, Navistar, Porsche,  PSA Peugeot-Citroën, Renault, Scania,
Toyota,  VM Motori, Volkswagen, Volvo and  Waukesha Engine. The SinterCast share
is   quoted  on  the  Small  Cap  segment  of  the  NASDAQ  OMX  stock  exchange
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