ASMPT Achieved Another Record Year in 2018


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2018

  • Record Group revenue of US$2.49 billion, representing an increase of 11.6% over the preceding year
  • Net profit of HK$2.21 billion, representing a decrease of 20.9% over the preceding year and a decrease of 14.7% when the non-cash gain of HK$202.1 million in 2017 was excluded
  • Earnings per share of HK$5.47
  • Record Back-end equipment revenue of US$1.18 billion, representing an increase of 7.3% over 2017
  • Record Materials revenue of US$287.8 million, representing an increase of 5.2% over 2017
  • Record SMT solutions revenue of US$1.03 billion, representing an increase of 19.1% over 2017
  • Record new order bookings of US$2.57 billion, representing an increase of 10.0% over 2017
  • Book to bill ratio was 1.03
  • Cash and bank deposits of HK$2.25 billion at the end of December 2018

Second Half of 2018

  • Record half-year Group revenue of US$1.27 billion, representing increases of 6.4% and 3.3% over the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively
  • Net profit of HK$814.3 million and earnings per share of HK$2.01, representing decreases of 38.1% and 41.7% over the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively
  • Half-year Back-end equipment revenue of US$536.2 million, representing decreases of 0.2% and 16.9% over the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively
  • Half-year Materials revenue of US$136.8 million, representing decreases of 1.5% and 9.3% over the second half of 2017 and first half of 2018, respectively
  • Record half-year SMT solutions revenue of US$594.3 million, representing increases of 15.3% and 37.9% over the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively
  • New order bookings of US$1.09 billion, representing an increase of 2.1% as compared with the second half of 2017 and a decrease of 26.3% over the first half of 2018

Fourth Quarter of 2018

  • Group revenue of US$608.9 million, representing an increase of 12.8% over the fourth quarter of 2017 and a decrease of 7.7% over the preceding quarter
  • Net profit of HK$212.2 million and earnings per share of HK$0.52, representing decreases of 53.2% and 64.8% over the fourth quarter of 2017 and the preceding quarter, respectively
  • Group bookings decreased by 4.5% and 23.3% as compared with the fourth quarter of 2017 and the preceding quarter respectively
  • Backlog amounted to US$654.9 million as of end 2018, an increase of 21.6% compared with a year ago

The SMT Solutions Segment within the ASM Pacific Technology Group

The mission of the SMT Solutions segment within the AMS Pacific Technology Group (ASMPT) is to implement and support the smart SMT factory at electronics manufacturers worldwide.

ASM solutions such as SIPLACE placement systems and DEK printing systems support the networking, automation and optimization of central workflows with hardware, software and services that enable electronics manufacturers to transition to the smart SMT factory in stages and enjoy dramatic improvements in productivity, flexibility and quality.

Since maintaining close relationships with customers and partners is a central component of ASM’s strategy, the company has established the SMT Smart Network as a global forum for the active exchange of information between and with smart champions. In addition to being a founding member of the ADAMOS joint venture for the development of an IIoT platform for manufacturing companies, ASM is establishing together with other SMT manufacturers the open HERMES standard as a successor to the SMEMA standard for M2M communication in SMT lines.

About ASM Pacific Technology Limited

Headquartered in Singapore, ASMPT is a global technology and market leader in leading edge solutions and materials for the semiconductor assembly and packaging industries. Its surface mount technology solutions are deployed in a wide range of end-user markets including electronics, mobile communications, automotive, industrial, and LED. The company’s continuous investments in research and development help to provide its customers with innovative and cost-efficient solutions and systems that enable them to achieve higher productivity, greater reliability and enhanced quality.

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