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First-quarter report 2014 (January - March 2014) of the EMS Group (EMS-Gruppe, Finanzen)

The EMS Group, with its companies consolidated in the EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG, is globally active in the business areas High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals. In the first three months of 2014, net sales in local currencies increased by 11.8% compared to the same period of the previous year. Net sales in Swiss Francs amounted to CHF 497 million (463) which is 7.3% above previous year. The net operating income (EBIT) was also clearly higher than the previous year. more

General Motors, the world's leading automotive manufacturer, again awards EMS the title of "Supplier of the Year" (EMS-Gruppe, EMS-GRIVORY)

For the fourth year in succession, and as the only Swiss company, EMS-CHEMIE received the "GM Supplier of the Year" award. With this coveted award, General Motors (GM) recognises its best suppliers throughout the world. more

Passing of Urs Fankhauser, Member of the Board (EMS-Gruppe)

Urs Fankhauser passed away on February 27, 2014 after a short and serious illness. He had been a member of the board of directors of Ems-Chemie Holding AG since August 2013. more

Annual results 2013 of the EMS Group (EMS-Gruppe, Finanzen)

In 2013, the EMS Group, globally active in the business areas High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals and with its companies combined in the EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG, increased net sales by 7.4% and net operating income (EBIT) by 15.4% compared to the previous year. These are again new record levels for net sales and net operating income (EBIT). more

Revised verdict of the Cantonal Court in fraud case:
Former head of accounting sentenced again to 5 1⁄2 years imprisonment and to CHF 10 million compensation payment (EMS-Gruppe)

On May 4, 2005, EMS-CHEMIE AG, a subsidiary of EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG domiciled in Domat/Ems (GR), Switzerland, brought criminal charges against the former head of accounting and a former salesman. In its verdict dated September 3, 2010, the Regional Court Imboden (GR) found both guilty of all charges. The Cantonal Court, as court of appeal, confirmed the conviction on August 24, 2011. The sentence for the former salesman of 3 years imprisonment and a compensation payment of CHF 8.2 million to EMS became final and binding on July 16, 2013 after a further appeal was dismissed by the Swiss Federal Court. more

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