At least 40 percent increase expected for 2002
Eching, Germany, January 16, 2002
Kontron Embedded Computers AG, the leading provider of miniaturised computers worldwide, achieved a total turnover of 189 million euros for the business year 2001 according to preliminary figures. This is a 50 percent increase compared to the previous year (126 million euros). Above all in the fourth quarter 2001, turnover increased by 30 percent compared to the third quarter (37 million euros) to 48 million euros. For the current business year the company is expecting a plus in turnover of at least 40 percent without taking into consideration the positive effects and synergies following the planned merger with JUMPtec Industrielle Computertechnik AG in the middle of this year.
Dr. Udo Nimsdorf
Engel & Zimmermann AG