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Aug 20, 2015

COMET Group improves operating earnings in difficult market environment

  • Net sales of CHF 130.1 million, 2% below H1 of prior year (new orders up 4% yoy)
  • EBITDA improved by 15% and EBITDA margin strengthened to 9.4%
  • Net income, at CHF 1.7 million, was down from year-earlier level, but steady in constant currencies
  • Strategic milestones reached in ebeam business
  • Strong second half expected
  • 2015 forecast slightly increased: Sales of CHF 290-310 million and EBITDA margin of 13.5-14.5%

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Aug 04, 2015

COMET Group invests in expanding production at its Swiss headquarters in Flamatt

COMET Group invests in expanding production at its Swiss headquarters in Flamatt The COMET Group has submitted the building application for an extension at its headquarters in Flamatt, canton of Fribourg. With this construction work, the company will extend its heavily utilized production capacities and create the basis for further planned growth. With its investment of around CHF 60 million, COMET is choosing to focus on its Swiss site.
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Jul 02, 2015

COMET Group and Bühler AG announce strategic partnership to develop new applications based on ebeam

The COMET Group and the Bühler technology group, based in Uzwil, Switzerland, will work together to develop new applications based on COMET’s compact ebeam technology.
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Jun 24, 2015

Tetra Pak launches ebeam-equipped filling machine platform "E3" at Fispal 2015

At the Fispal trade fair running June 23-26, 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil, Tetra Pak announces the global launch of the ebeam-equipped E3 platform of filling machines. The compact ebeam Lamps from ebeam Technologies, a brand of the COMET Group, replace hydrogen peroxide as the method to sterilize the packaging material. The use of electron beam allows Tetra Pak's customers to reduce their environmental impact while at the same time increase production speed and reduce operating costs. To be ready for the expected medium-term demand for ebeam lamps, the COMET Group is currently expanding production capacity at its site in Flamatt, Switzerland.
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May 27, 2015

SMART EVO receives top prize in the Red Dot Award 2015

SMART EVO receives top prize in the Red Dot Award 2015 SMART EVO from YXLON Copenhagen is now an award-winning top achievement after being presented with the prestigious Red Dot Award; Best of the Best in Product Design 2015.
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Apr 27, 2015

COMET Group to expand its ebeam business with the acquisition of PCT Engineered Systems, LLC, USA

In order to rapidly expand market access and the product portfolio for their innovative ebeam technology, the COMET Group signed a purchase agreement on April 26, 2015 with the system integrator PCT Engineered Systems LLC, based in Davenport, Iowa, USA. COMET will thus become a vertically integrated powerhouse for low-energy ebeam technology. The parties agreed not to disclose the value of the transaction.
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Apr 23, 2015

COMET Group announces cooperation with Hexagon Metrology in X-ray systems business

COMET Group subsidiary YXLON, the leading industrial X-ray and computed tomography (CT) specialist, is to cooperate with industrial measurement solutions leader Hexagon Metrology. The objective is to jointly develop innovative technologies for more precise measurements in industrial applications using X-ray and computed tomography. Closer collaboration allows for these two world-leading companies to complement their capabilities, generating high value for customers.
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Apr 22, 2015

Resolutions of the 66th Annual Shareholder Meeting

The 66th Annual Shareholder Meeting of the COMET Group approved all of the Board of Directors' proposals, with one exception. The authorized capital was not renewed. The detailed resolutions are as follows.
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Mar 19, 2015

COMET Group in 2014: Growth strategy successful – Company value and net income up substantially

  • Sales growth of 15.3% to CHF 287.9 million
  • Net income up 63.3% to CHF 26.3 million
  • Operating earnings (EBITDA) improved by 10.5% to CHF 39.8 million
  • ROCE strengthened from 10.8% to 15.6%
  • Dividend increase to CHF 11 per share (2013: CHF 8)
  • 2015: Expecting sales of CHF 280-300 million and EBITDA margin of 13-15%

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Jan 20, 2015

COMET Group announces provisional results for 2014: Net income substantially higher than previous year

  • Sales growth of 15.5% to CHF 288 million
  • Net income jumps to CHF 25-27 million (2013: CHF 16.1 million)

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