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FLSmidth reports 39% increase in net profit

22 February 2024, Published under Cement News

In its consolidated results of 2023, Denmark-based FLSmidth reported a 10 per cent increase in revenue to DKK24,106m from DKK21,849m in 2022. The company’s gross profit increased by 20 per cent YoY to DKK6087m from DKK5076m in 2022, resulting in an improved profit margin of 25.3 per cent in 2023 from 23.2 per cent in the previous year. EBITA increased from DKK943m in 2022 to DKK1438m in 2023 while net profit increased by 39 per cent YoY to DKK491m from DKK352m. Mining order intake decreas...

FLSmidth reports 2023 cement revenues of DKK6bn

31 January 2024, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has released its 4Q23 and full-year 2023 preliminary and unaudited results. The cement business recorded revenues of DKK1.4bn (US$203.3m) in the 4Q23 and DKK6bn in 2023. EBITDA margin for the cement business grew by 7.4 per cent in the 4Q23 and by 6.7 per cent in 2023. The order intake for the 4Q23 in the cement business totalled DKK1bn and in 2023 it reached DKK4.9bn. In a statement the company stated, "We expect the short-term outlook for the cement industry to remain impact...

FLSmidth looks at possible divestment options in Cement business

30 January 2024, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth will explore the available divestment options for its Cement business to maximise the division’s full potential and strengthen the market leading position of its Mining business. Over the past year, FLSmidth has simplified and rightsized the Cement business to further strengthen its market-leading position, improve profitability and make it fit-for-purpose with a strategic focus on the core products and services required in the cement industry. The company says it continues to bel...

FLSmidth sells MAAG to Solix

23 January 2024, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth Cement sold its MAAG gears and drives business to Sweden-based investment company, Solix Group AB. The transaction is expected to close during the 1Q24 and includes all related assets, including intellectual property, technology, employees and customer contracts. The divestment of the MAAG business is in line with FLSmidth Cement’s GREEN’26 strategy, which in combination with a greater strategic focus on the Service business includes focussing the product portfolio on the core tec...

FLSmidth's group revenue rises 2% in 3Q23

13 November 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth's consolidated group revenue increased by two per cent in the 3Q23 compared to the 3Q22. Adjusted for integration costs of DKK119m (US$17m), the EBITA margin was 10.1 per cent in the 3Q23. Including integration costs, the EBITA margin was eight per cent in the 3Q23 compared to 5.9 per cent in the 3Q22. Excluding the AFT divestment gain, the underlying EBITA margin was 6.3 per cent. The Non-Core Activities (NCA) divestment to KOCH Solutions had no material impact on EBITA for the qua...

FLSmidth Cement appoints new president

26 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Christopher Ashworth has been appointed the new president of FLSmidth Cement . He succeeds Asger Lauritsen who stepped down from the role in August this year. Roland M Andersen has been serving as interim president since August, alongside his duties as group CFO. Mr Ashworth joins FLSmidth from Eurotherm, a Schneider-Electric company, where he has served as vice president and managing director for the last nine years. According to FLSmidth, he brings with him extensive experience in oper...

FLSmidth awarded new service contract

25 October 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth will support a leading cement producer to improve the reliability and performance of its operations in Latin America. The new contract builds on a long-standing relationship between the two companies and will last a period of 18 months.  Covering the complete production process, from quarry to packing plant, FLSmidth will support the customer in improving overall equipment efficiency and thus plant productivity. The scope of supply includes training and mentoring of plant perso...

FLSmidth signs partnership with FCT ACTech

21 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement plants have a new solution for online analysis of raw materials thanks to a recent partnership signed between FLSmidth and FCT ACTech. Under the agreement, FLSmidth will incorporate FCT ACTech’s advanced XRF and XRD analysers in its new QCX® CUBE solutions.  Quality control in the cement production process is a critical issue and one of growing complexity due to the increasing use of alternative fuels and new supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs). These introduce variabilit...

FLSmidth completes KOCH Solutions purchase agreement

24 August 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth & Co A/S has announced that all conditions and requirements regarding the previously announced Asset Purchase & Transfer Agreement between FLSmidth and KOCH Solutions have been met. The agreement involves a mix of intellectual property, order backlog, employees and facilities that are part of FLSmidth’s non-core activities (NCA) segment. In accordance with the agreement, the closing of the transaction is set to take place on the first day of the calendar month after which the clo...

FLSmidth reports 28% revenue increase in 1H23

16 August 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has reported revenue of DKK12,415m (US$1822m) in the first half of 2023, compared to DKK9733m in the same period a year earlier. EBITDA fell from DKK770m in the 1H22 to DKK737m in the 1H23, while profit over the same timeframe declined from DKK257m to DKK202m. Cement revenue advanced nine per cent YoY to DKK3252m in the 1H23, while the mining business saw its revenue expand by 26 per cent YoY to DKK8536m. The first half of 2023 saw the company report a total order intake of 11,155...