Glaston plans efficiency measures to improve profitability

Date: 9 December 2010
Source: Glaston
GLASTON CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 2.12.2010 at 14.00Glaston plans efficiency measures to improve profitability Glaston will today initiate negotiations on adjustment measures aimed at improving the profitability of Glaston and the Machines segment in particular.

The estimated number of personnel affected by the plan is around 90 people in Europe, of which approximately 25 in Finland.

Glaston announced in October that it is purposefully continuing measures to improve profitability and that it was considering additional adjustment measures. Through the measures initiated today, Glaston will adjust its cost structure to correspond to current net sales level. The annual cost savings resulting from the adjustment measures are estimated at around EUR 7 million.

The measures, when implemented, would give rise to non-recurring costs of around EUR 10 million, which would be recorded in the final quarter of 2010.

Through the measures announced today and earlier Glaston will substantially improve its profitability in 2011.

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