Adhesive Technologies

Leading our markets worldwide.

Achieving profitable growth through innovations under strong brands, efficient processes and a firm focus on our customers.

Developing new applications and growth potential in all regions of the world.

Bar chart: organic sales growth
Key financials

in million euros

2009

2010

+/–

Sales

6,224

7,306

17.4 %

Operating profit (EBIT)

290

878

>100 %

Adjusted1) operating profit (EBIT)

506

938

85.5 %

Return on sales (EBIT)

4.7 %

12.0 %

7.3 pp

Adjusted1) return on sales (EBIT)

8.1 %

12.8 %

4.7 pp

pp = percentage points

1) Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges.