First Quarter 2009 Results

Tuesday, 21. April 2009 17:32
Revenues of 754 MNOK (791 MNOK in first quarter 2008).
Operating expenses of 222 MNOK (224 MNOK in first quarter 2008).
Operating profit of 51 MNOK (83 MNOK in first quarter 2008).
Pretax profit of 116 MNOK (79 MNOK in first quarter 2008)

Collection Technology - Deposit Solutions
Revenue in the segment equaled 412 MNOK in the first quarter, versus
372 MNOK in the first quarter last year. After adjusting for currency
changes, organic revenue growth was minus 2 percent.

Gross margin improved and was up to 49 percent in first quarter 2009,
from 47 percent in first quarter last year, mainly due to stronger
EUR and USD vs. NOK.

Materials Handling
Revenues in the first quarter were up by 9 percent versus first
quarter last year measured in NOK. Measured in USD, revenues were
down 16 percent.

Gross margin decreased from 15 percent in the first quarter last year
to 6 percent this year. Operating profit decreased from 6 MNOK last
year to a loss of 18 MNOK this year, mainly due to lower aluminum and
PET prices in California.

Industrial Processing Technology
Revenues in the first quarter 2009 amounted to 107 MNOK compared to
195 MNOK in first quarter last year. Revenues were significantly down
in all three units within the segment.

Gross margin was stable at 50 percent, not influenced by lower
volumes.

Collection Technology - Non-deposit Solutions
Revenues in the first quarter amounted to 19 MNOK, mainly coming from
the installation of 7 ARCs at Tesco. Gross margin was 16 % compared
to 20 % in first quarter 2008. Operating expenses were 13 MNOK, down
from 21 MNOK in first quarter 2008.


Asker, 21 April 2009
Tomra Systems ASA


Attached please find the report and presentation for 1st quarter
2009. A live broadcast of the presentation is available on
www.tomra.com (investor relation page) and on
www.oslobors.no/ob/webcast. A record of the broadcast will be
available as soon as the live broadcast has ended.


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