Ad hoc release in compliance with stock exchange regulations
Flamatt, Switzerland – July 7, 2017
The Comet Group substantially boosted its sales in the first six months of 2017, to about CHF 214 million, thanks mainly to the strong semiconductor business. Driven by the sales growth and improved cost structures, net income rose significantly from the same period one year earlier.
The detailed half-year results will be published on August 16, 2017 and presented at 10:00 a.m. on the same day at the media and analyst conference in Zurich (SIX Swiss Exchange, new location: Pfingstweidstrasse 110, 8005 Zurich).
August 16, 2017 Publication of half-year report
November 22, 2017 Investor Day
The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on the x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam businesses. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable customers in numerous industries to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions under the Comet, Yxlon and ebeam brands are in demand for applications such as non-destructive testing and security inspection, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and non-contact sterilization. Based in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,200 people worldwide, including around 440 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the USA, we maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.