2018 in brief.
- Sales growth was 1.7%, mainly driven by price increases and mix improvements.
- Four business areas reported organic sales growth.
- Operating income excluding non-recurring items amounted to SEK 6,653m (7,407), corresponding to a margin of 5.4% (6.1).
- Increased prices, mix and cost efficiency partly offset higher input costs, lower volumes and currency headwinds.
- A large number of new innovative products were launched.
- Schneidereit and SPM Drink Systems were acquired.