COMET Group on plan: Strong first six months

Ad-hoc release in compliance with stock exchange regulations

Flamatt, Switzerland – July 7, 2016

COMET Group on plan: Strong first six months

The COMET Group as expected recorded sales growth of about 15% year-over-year in the first half of 2016. The EBITDA margin is tracking on plan. Net income is significantly higher than in the first half of 2015, thanks mainly to the absence of one-time currency impacts.

The detailed half-year results will be published on August 18, 2016 and presented on the same day at 10:00 a.m. at the media and analyst conference in Zurich (location: Six Swiss Exchange, Convention Point, Selnaustrasse 30, Zurich).

Media Relations
Ines Najorka
Corporate Communications
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The COMET Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on X-ray, high-frequency and ebeam technologies. Using high-quality high-tech components and systems, we make it possible for customers from various industries to improve the quality of their products and make them both more efficient and more environmentally friendly. The innovative solutions under the COMET, YXLON and ebeam brands are used in applications such as material and safety testing, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and contact-free sterilization.
Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, COMET AG is now represented in all global markets. We employ more than 1100 people worldwide, including over 370 in Switzerland. In addition to production facilities in China, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA, we also maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. COMET’s stock (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.