Aliaxis Half Year Results 2005

Press release -

Financial results first half 2005:

  • Solid performance compared with last year’s strong first half results
  • Higher average raw material prices than in 2004 not fully reflected in higher selling prices
  • Positive volume growth in North America, but margins under pressure from competition and currency movements
  • Mixed performance in Europe, with Germany remaining diffi cult
  • Turnover € 872 million, a like-for-like increase of 3.1%
  • Operating result €102 million, lower by 5.1% on a like-for-like basis