Highlights of SFS Group

Emissions avoided through cold forming

–300,000 t CO2

Based on our annual consumption of raw material and the emissions associated with producing steel and with machining operations, the use of cold forming technology compared to metal-cutting techniques
avoids approximately 300,000 tons of CO2 emissions.

Number of employees at year-end

Exchange rate movements reduced operating profitability (EBITA, adjusted) to 12.5% (previous year: 14.1%). However, the EBITA margin steadily improved as the year progressed and stood at 14.3% for the second half.