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August 27. 2019

Increase of participation from 51% to 70%: Conzzeta acquires additional stake in DNE Laser

Zurich, August 27, 2019 – As part of the growth strategy in the Sheet Metal Processing segment, Conzzeta announces the signing of an equity transfer agreement to increase its participation in DNE Laser, Shenzhen, China, from 51% to 70%.

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August 09. 2019

Half-Year Report at June 30, 2019: First half of 2019 with expected slowdown

  • Market-related slowdown compared with strong previous-year period
  • Net revenue CHF 770.1 million; on a comparable1 basis 5.6% below the previous year
  • EBIT CHF 90.5 million, including divestment gain of CHF 30.6 million
  • EBIT margin excluding divestment gain stable at 7.6% of total revenue
  • Earnings per share A including divestment gain at CHF 34.76, up 66.0%
  • Extraordinary AGM with proposal for a special dividend of CHF 30.00 per share A
  • More decentralized management for accelerated strategic and operational development 
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July 18. 2019

FoamPartner: OBoSky® ‒ easy to process, durable and low in emissions

Wolfhausen, July 18, 2019 - FoamPartner, specializing in advanced foam solutions, has developed a foam product family characterized by extremely low emission levels for use in automotive headliners with high demands on processability and design.

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July 04. 2019

Bystronic Competence Days 2019: New technologies, new solutions

Niederönz, July 4, 2019 - Bystronic presented its innovations for the sheet metal processing industry. At the end of June, guests from all around the globe came to our largest in-house exhibition in Niederönz (Switzerland). A perfect opportunity to chat about new approaches in the fields of laser cutting, bending, automation, and software.

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June 13. 2019

Bystronic starts direct sales in South Africa

Niederönz, June 13, 2019 – Sheet metal processing companies in South Africa rely on Bystronic technologies and services. Bystronic is now serving the growing demand for laser cutting and bending solutions in South Africa with direct sales and service operations. To this aim Bystronic is opening offices in Johannesburg.

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June 11. 2019

Mammut WE CARE: Sustainable highlight products

Seon, June 11, 2019 – As a Swiss premium outdoor brand with roots going back to 1862, Mammut has a strong drive to preserve what is worth preserving, with a high degree of transparency. For this reason, Mammut published its Corporate Responsibility goals in November 2018. The outdoor company wants to significantly reduce the environmental footprint of its collections and ban environmentally damaging substances from supply chains. The use of bioRe® cotton in T-shirts of the climbing collection is another concrete measure for Mammut to achieve these goals.

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May 28. 2019

Close collaboration between Gallus and Schmid Rhyner for digital coating

Adliswil, May 28, 2019 – Gallus and Schmid Rhyner officially set the seal on the collaboration of the two companies and the further development of digital refinement at the beginning of May. With the company Steinemann, they have raised digital refinement to a high industrial level.

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May 17. 2019

Bystronic and TTM Laser become one

Niederönz, May 16, 2019 - Bystronic, together with many guests, celebrated the official integration of TTM Laser into the Bystronic Group. The event also opened the new Experience Center and offered a world premiere of the new laser cutting system ByTube 130.

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May 02. 2019

FoamPartner: Digitally optimized sleeping comfort

Wolfhausen, May 2, 2019 – The patented, innovative sleep solution Tecciō.science is based on the advanced development of multi-dynamic foams combined with hardware and software. It influences sleep through individually selectable, dynamic hardness changes. Controlled by an app, changes are very smooth and are made continuously. This forms the basis for the sleeping experience of the future.

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April 16. 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019: All motions approved

Zurich, April 16, 2019 - At the Annual General Meeting of Conzzeta AG on April 16, 2019, the shareholders approved all motions of the Board of Directors by a large majority. Taken together, 75.1% of the votes were represented.

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April 15. 2019

Interim information as of the end of Q1 2019: Expected slowdown compared to strong previous- year quarter

Zurich, April 15, 2019 – The Conzzeta Group posted net revenue of CHF 394.4 million over the first 3 months of 2019, 8.4% less than in the strong first quarter last year. Adjusted for currency translation effects and changes in the scope of consolidation, revenue fell by 9.1%. For continuing operations, i.e. without the Glass Processing segment divested as of March 31, 2019, revenue fell by 6.3%. Order intake in the Sheet Metal Processing segment came to CHF 222.2 million, which was a 8.0% drop compared to last year.

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April 01. 2019

Streamlining of the business portfolio: Sale of the Glass Processing segment completed

Zurich, April 1, 2019 – Conzzeta has reported that it has completed the sale of the Glass Processing segment to the finnish Glaston Corporation, which was announced on January 25, 2019. 

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March 20. 2019

Annual results 2018: Profitable growth

Zurich, March 20, 2019 – With net revenue of CHF 1,782.2 million, the Conzzeta Group achieved revenue growth of 20.2% in 2018. On a comparable basis, i.e. at constant exchange rates and adjusted for changes in the scope of consolidation, net revenue growth was 10.4%.

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March 13. 2019

FoamPartner: Mobility Solutions for Tomorrow

Wolfhausen, February 13, 2019 - FoamPartner collaborates with Rinspeed in the development of high-quality automotive interiors based on polyurethane foam.

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February 06. 2019

Interim information as of the end of Q4 2018

Zurich, February 6, 2019 – The Conzzeta Group achieved revenue growth in 2018 of 20.2% or CHF 1,782.2 million. Adjusted for currency translation effects and changes in the scope of consolidation, revenue growth amounted to 10.4%. Order intake for capital goods rose by 5.8%. 

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January 25. 2019

Streamlining of the business portfolio: Conzzeta is divesting its Glass Processing segment

Zurich, January 25, 2019 – Conzzeta reports the signing of a binding agreement to divest its Glass Processing segment to Glaston Corporation, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, for an enterprise value of EUR 68 million (CHF 78 million). The closing of the transaction is expected by the end of the first quarter 2019, subject to regulatory approval. Glaston has secured committed debt and equity financing, subject to customary conditions and support of an extraordinary general meeting, respectively. 

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January 14. 2019

Mammut Connect: guiding wholesale into digital age

Seon, January 14, 2019 - Mammut is the first outdoor brand using NFC and also one of the first sport brands with an experience based concept behind the technology. Mammut Connect is able to connect the offline with the online world. Thereby it brings together hardware and software in one unique product. By launching Mammut Connect the Swiss outdoor company takes wholesale by the hand and guides it on a common path into digitalization.

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