Heidelberg Presents Figures for First Six Months of Financial Year
Incoming orders 13 percent up on previous year
Sales six percent up at 1.628 billion Euro
Considerable improvement in result of operating activities at 118 million Euro
Outlook for full financial year 2006/2007 confirmed
HEIDELBERG, GERMANY—11/07/2006—For the first six months of financial year 2006/2007 (April 1 to September 30, 2006), Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) increased its sales and earnings over the previous year. Heidelberg Group sales in the first six months were six percent up on the comparable figure for the previous year at 1.628 billion Euro (previous year: 1.529 billion Euro). Incoming orders in the period climbed 13 percent to 1.996 billion Euro (previous year: 1.760 billion Euro). The order backlog of 1.343 billion Euro at the end of the second quarter was at the same high level as the previous quarter.