Ahlstrom's restated segment information for 2009 and January-June 2010

Ahlstrom's restated segment information for 2009 and January-June 2010

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28.09.2010 at 11.35

Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, changed its operating model and business structure as of July 1, 2010. Based on the new structure, Ahlstrom will report financial information for the following segments: Building and Energy, Filtration, Food Medical, Home and Personal and Label and Processing. The historical restated financial figures for the new reporting segments are presented below. The figures are unaudited.

SEGMENT INFORMATION Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1-Q4 Q1 Q2
EUR Million 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010 2010
               
Building and Energy 55.8 54.2 57.6 56.1 223.7 62.1 68.3
Filtration 64.9 69.4 70.5 71.0 275.8 79.0 88.5
Food and Medical 78.0 79.0 74.7 78.5 310.2 82.0 91.7
Home and Personal 61.8 63.7 66.6 73.0 265.1 66.0 71.3
Label and Processing 134.4 151.6 150.0 162.5 598.5 172.0 188.1
Other operations 7.4 9.6 9.7 10.9 37.7 9.5 11.8
Internal sales -26.3 -28.6 -28.4 -31.6 -114.8 -29.6 -30.4
Total net sales 376.1 398.9 400.6 420.5 1,596.1 441.0 489.4
               
Building and Energy 2.7 2.8 3.7 4.4 13.5 3.5 3.8
Filtration 1.3 1.2 1.8 2.5 6.8 1.9 1.8
Food and Medical 8.5 8.5 6.5 7.1 30.6 7.0 6.7
Home and Personal 4.7 4.2 5.0 5.5 19.4 5.3 5.9
Label and Processing 6.6 7.7 7.5 7.1 29.0 7.7 7.7
Other operations 2.4 4.3 4.0 4.8 15.6 4.2 4.4
Total internal sales 26.3 28.6 28.4 31.6 114.8 29.6 30.4
               
Building and Energy -2.9 -1.9 -1.4 -4.5 -10.8 -1.8 1.4
Filtration 0.9 4.4 5.3 -6.9 3.7 7.5 9.4
Food and Medical 0.9 4.2 2.6 1.7 9.4 4.0 5.3
Home and Personal -2.3 -0.4 2.1 -18.3 -18.9 0.4 1.3
Label and Processing -4.3 3.4 5.0 -0.9 3.3 5.3 14.2
Other operations -2.7 -0.1 -0.8 2.3 -1.4 -1.4 -1.9
Eliminations -0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.1
Operating profit / loss -10.7 9.7 13.1 -26.6 -14.6 14.0 29.8
               
Operating profit / loss, %              
Building and Energy -5.2 -3.5 -2.5 -8.1 -4.8 -2.8 2.0
Filtration 1.4 6.4 7.6 -9.7 1.4 9.4 10.6
Food and Medical 1.2 5.3 3.5 2.2 3.0 4.8 5.8
Home and Personal -3.8 -0.7 3.2 -25.0 -7.1 0.7 1.8
Label and Processing -3.2 2.3 3.3 -0.5 0.6 3.1 7.5
Group total -2.9 2.4 3.3 -6.3 -0.9 3.2 6.1
               
Return on net assets (RONA), %            
Building and Energy -6.7 -11.1 -14.5 -19.1 -6.5 -4.4 -0.9
Filtration 1.7 10.2 21.9 6.3 1.9 16.7 36.2
Food and Medical 1.6 9.2 14.8 16.8 4.5 7.7 16.9
Home and Personal -3.9 -4.8 -1.1 -31.8 -8.6 0.9 3.3
Label and Processing -4.8 -0.9 5.0 9.4 1.0 6.9 25.8
Group (ROCE), % -3.3 3.2 4.8 -9.4 -1.1 5.2 10.9
               
Building and Energy 174.3 172.5 170.3 158.6 158.6 161.0 156.3
Filtration 214.7 200.3 188.1 172.5 172.5 183.7 188.3
Food and Medical 222.5 215.1 200.8 203.5 203.5 211.2 228.9
Home and Personal 238.4 227.5 218.9 197.9 197.9 202.9 210.6
Label and Processing 351.4 344.0 330.9 313.2 313.2 300.9 302.4
Other operations -38.2 -2.4 -3.1 -2.1 -2.1 -37.3 -9.4
Eliminations -0.7 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
Total net assets 1,162.3 1,156.4 1,105.6 1,043.2 1,043.2 1,022.0 1,076.8
               
Building and Energy 15.0 5.1 3.1 1.6 24.8 0.4 0.7
Filtration 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 3.3 0.3 1.2
Food and Medical 7.9 5.8 6.0 4.0 23.7 4.4 0.9
Home and Personal 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.5 2.5 0.0 0.5
Label and Processing 2.1 1.9 1.7 3.1 8.9 1.0 1.7
Other operations 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3
Total capital expenditure 26.9 14.6 12.4 9.9 63.8 6.5 5.3
               
Building and Energy -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.4 -18.0 -4.4 -4.6
Filtration -5.2 -5.4 -4.9 -5.3 -20.8 -4.7 -4.9
Food and Medical -3.8 -4.4 -4.2 -9.0 -21.4 -4.4 -5.2
Home and Personal -3.6 -3.9 -3.9 -3.6 -15.1 -4.2 -4.2
Label and Processing -7.6 -7.1 -7.0 -7.2 -28.9 -7.2 -7.1
Other operations -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -2.4 -0.6 -0.6
Total depreciation and amortization -25.3 -25.9 -25.2 -30.2 -106.7 -25.5 -26.6
               
Building and Energy 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Filtration 0.0 0.0 0.0 -8.7 -8.7 0.0 0.0
Food and Medical 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Home and Personal 0.0 0.0 0.0 -22.5 -22.5 0.0 -0.0
Label and Processing -0.0 -0.0 0.2 -0.0 0.1 -0.0 -0.0
Other operations - - - - - - -
Total impairment charges -0.0 -0.0 0.2 -31.2 -31.1 -0.0 -0.1

 

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Seppo Parvi
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Tel. +358 10 888 4768

Distribution:
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers. Ahlstrom´s products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 5,800 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2009, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at www.ahlstrom.com.

 

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