This is Outotec

Outotec designs and delivers sustainable technology and service solutions for processing minerals and metals, for water treatment, and for producing energy from biomass and wastes. The company has a strong position along the entire value chain from ores to metals.

Outotec’s unique position at the forefront of the mineral processing and metallurgical industry is founded on a century of scientific knowledge and operational experience, which have resulted in a wide range of applications, particularly for processing virtually all types of ores and minerals.

Our customers include businesses who are investing in new processing plants or modernizing their existing plants to increase the profitability of their operations, improve their resource efficiency, or reduce their emissions, energy consumption or fresh water use. In line with our mission targeting the sustainable use of Earth’s natural resources, Outotec works to optimize customers’ return on investment with minimal ecological impact. The innovative research done at our in-house R&D centers and our continuous development work realized together with our customers have made us the leading developer of technology in our field.

Outotec operates globally, with offices or operative units in 34 countries, including our headquarters in Finland. We sell products and services to over 80 countries. Our customer centers provide full support for our customers’ businesses – both in the everyday running of their operations and when they make new investments. Our two business units – Minerals Processing; and Metals, Energy & Water – are dedicated to the creation of sustainable technology solutions and life-cycle services for our customers. As of April 1, 2017, a third business unit, Services, will focus on developing our service offering and competences as well as delivering services for our customers. Our product portfolio covers hundreds of various plant concepts, processes, pieces of equipment and services.

Outotec has been listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki since 2006, and the company was rated in the Mid Cap category in 2016. There were no major changes in Outotec’s company structure or the ownership during 2016.

Read about Outotec’s financial performance, legal entities and shareholders in our Financial Statements 2016 at www.outotec.com/investors.

 

Key figures

2016

2015

2014

Sales, EUR million

1,058

1,201

1,403

Adjusted operating profit*, EUR million

-23

56

56

Research and development expenses, EUR million

55

61

57**

Priority applications

57

93

62

Average number of employees 

4,344

4,855

4,845

Employee engagement index, %

42

56

-

Wages and salaries, EUR million

329

353

363

Total greenhouse gas emissions, tonnes of CO2e per EUR 1 million sales

24.7

28.2

24.8

Total energy consumption, TJ

165.5

164.5

152.9

*) excluding restructuring and acquisition-related costs and purchase prize allocation amortizations
**) restated figure