Report on the third quarter, 2000.

Report on the third quarter, 2000. * Net turnover increased by 18%, totalling MSEK 1805,0 ( MSEK 1534,4 ). * Pre-tax profits amounted to MSEK 83,7 ( MSEK 111,6 ) after an one-off expense of MSEK 13,0 net. * An extensive rationalisation program in Infoprint is being carried out to improve competitive capacity. * The forecast for pre-tax profits in 2000 is approximately MSEK 140 (MSEK 190). * The forecast for pre-tax profits in 2001 is MSEK 180 - 200. Elanders, the leading Nordic infomedia group, is organised into three business areas: * Infomedia - Development of Publishing Management systems offering solutions for customers that publish large amounts of data for business-to-business. - Database publishing and Cross Media Publishing of trade information in a variety of media such as printed matter, CD-ROM, the Web and e-commerce. - System solutions for integrated publishing. - Business development, support and outsourcing services. - Operations in Gothenburg, Stockholm (Sweden) and Oslo (Norway). * InfoLogisitics - One-stop shop solutions that meet customer requirements for producing, printing and distributing information. - Product catalogues and manuals for industrial and commercial companies in a variety of media. - Educational material for schools and universities in Sweden and Great Britain, as well as public printing for The Swedish Parliament, the government, governmental departments etc. - Production plants in Angered, Falköping, Gothenburg, Malmö, Stockholm, Trelleborg and Östervåla (Sweden) and Newcastle (UK). * InfoPrint - Products with a large number of pages that are printed on paper and digitally, in varying editions. - Exports to some 20 European countries. - Advanced printed matter for personalised direct mail, as well as colour periodicals. - Production plants in Helsingborg, Kungsbacka, Landskrona and Surte(Sweden), Oslo (Norway) and Plonsk (Poland). ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/18/20001018BIT00840/bit0001.doc Full Report http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/18/20001018BIT00840/bit0002.pdf Full Report