Search
 
Search by year
Search by keyword
Search by sector
Search by category
Find 
Sacmi RSS Feed
Find out how to subscribe to Sacmi RSS feeds
 
6/1/2011
Sacmi: sales top one billion

Annual report 2010 shows that revenues, driven by exports to the ‘BRIC’ countries, are up 6%

Sacmi is steadily putting the global recession behind it. Confirmation comes from the figures in the 2010 annual report – presented last 13th May to the general assembly – with Group sales returning above the 1 billion Euro mark (1,030 million as opposed to 972 million in 2009) and revenues up by 6%. Profits were also encouraging, increasing by 7 million.
As Sacmi’s Managing Director, Pietro Cassani, explains, this was a result in which several factors played a part, the key ones being the revival of ceramic machine and plant exports and the strong development of beverage&packaging, which has, over the last few months, seen revenue growth hit double figures.
In addition to external factors, such as recovering markets, Sacmi’s approach to the gradually recovering world economy has been characterised by a skilful policy of constant rationalisation. This has led to optimisation of costs and improved organisation of production processes. Moreover, planned investment remained high and remained unfaltering even during the most difficult months: investment in both technological innovation and the development of new markets, especially as regards the so-called “BRIC” – Brazil, Russia, India, China – area, which is driving the world economy. With growing demand from other key countries, such as Turkey and Iran, 2010 saw exports account for 90% of total sales.
A glance at the figures shows that in 2010 Group investments totalled 58 million Euros, spanning from R&D to the construction of new plants, from the purchase of packaging machines to the perfection of major takeovers. Sacmi’s goals for 2011? Firstly, to reinforce its position on markets; with regard to specific business units, that means maintaining leadership in ceramics and further development of the packaging sector. Secondly, to continue its policy of “strategic alliances”, such as that with IMA, based near Bologna, which led to the establishment of newco Carle&Montanari Holding, the first Italian chocolate giant, expected, this year, to generate sales of 100 million Euros.
Back

Corporate News

 
10/5/2017
New SACMI PH8200 Imola series: the smart pressing era begins
Over 150 international customers attended the presentation of the new Sacmi press. Thanks to Ethernet Powerlink field bus automation, this first “digital native” model of the Imola series provides advanced integrated diagnostics and remote services.  >>

8/11/2017
Sacmi, new organisational set-up for the Chocolate business unit
Shake-up lays the foundations for further development of the chocolate sector, already the hub of the Group's Food Division.  >>

7/21/2017
Alessandro Paini is the new General Manager of the Sacmi Beverage Division
With extensive international experience in product development and global sales coordination, Mr. Paini takes over from Vezio Bernardi, who now goes on to head the Group's Closures & Containers Division  >>

6/7/2017
SACMI – Consolidated financial statement at 1.4 billion euro, rising net worth
Positive results across all business sectors. The increasing specific weight of the Italian market “reflects a significant rise in investment within the industry” stated Paolo Mongardi, President of SACMI Imola, during the presentation of the Group's Consolidated Financial Statement at the Shareholders’ Meeting of 19th May  >>

 

This website uses "cookies". If you choose to continue using the website, you are authorising the use of cookies according to our cookie policy. For further information or to deny the use of some cookies, please click here.

accept cookie policy