Integrated Annual Report and Remuneration Report 2019

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Board of Directors’ Report

The market environment for the Vetropack Group was extremely positive in the 2019 fiscal year. Net sales rose by 3.5% to CHF 714.9 million (2018: CHF 690.7 million). Consolidated profit increased by 25.6% to CHF 73.0 million (2018: CHF 58.1 million).

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Keyfigures 2019

The year 2019 in figures

Net Sales in CHF millions

714.9

+ 3.5%

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EBIT in CHF millions

90.2

+ 15.1%

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Consolidated Profit in CHF millions

73.0

+ 25.6%

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Cash Flow* in CHF millions

153.1

+ 12.8%

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Investments in CHF millions

123.7

+ 4.9%

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Production in 1000 metric tons

1’460

+ 1.0%

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Exports in %

43.9

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Number of Employees

3’366

+ 2.3%

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Product news 2019

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Facts & Figures

Vetropack at a glance

55 %

Use of recycled glass in the production process

5.16

Unit sales every year in billions

714.9

Net sales in CHF millions

9

Locations in Europe

> 2500

Different glass packaging products

3366

Employees

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Vetropack Holding Ltd   Bülach (CH) 
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Vetropack Holding Ltd is a Swiss company that operates internationally. Together with its subsidiaries, it produces glass packaging for the food and beverage industry. Vetropack Holding’s administrative headquarters are based in Bülach in the canton of Zurich, while its registered office is in St-Prex in the canton of Vaud. In 2019, Vetropack Holding Ltd employed 41 people. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Vetropack Ltd Bülach and St-Prex (CH)
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Vetropack Ltd produces, sells and distributes glass packaging in Switzerland. Our glassworks is at our site in St-Prex in the canton of Vaud and our sales offices are in Bülach near Zurich.

Founded

1911

Takeover by Vetropack

Parent company

Area

106 000 m 2

Number of furnaces

1

Number of production lines

4

Net sales 2019 in CHF millions

88.6

Employees as at 31.12.2019

204

Vetropack GmbH Pöchlarn and Kremsmünster (AT)
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Vetropack Austria GmbH produces glass packaging in Austria. We sell and distribute our goods in Austria and on selected export markets. Our sites are located in Pöchlarn (Lower Austria) and Kremsmünster (Upper Austria).

Site Pöchlarn 

Founded

1980

Takeover by Vetropack

1986

Area

137 000 m 2

Number of furnaces

2

Number of production lines

7

Net sales Vetropack Austria GmbH 2019 in EUR millions

202.6

Employees Vetropack Austria GmbH as at 31.12.2019

711

Site Kremsmünster 

Founded

1954

Takeover by Vetropack

1993

Area

147 000 m 2

Number of furnaces

3

Number of production lines

7

Net sales Vetropack Austria GmbH 2019 in EUR millions

202.6

Employees Vetropack Austria GmbH as at 31.12.2019

711

Vetropack Moravia Glass, a.s. Kyjov (CZ)
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Vetropack Moravia Glass, a.s., produces, sells and distributes glass packaging in Czech Republic. Our site is in Kyjov.

Founded

1883

Takeover by Vetropack

1991

Area

160 000 m 2

Number of furnaces

2

Number of production lines

7

Net sales 2019 in CZK millions

2 398.7

Employees as at 31.12.2019

467

Vetropack Straža d.d. Hum na Sutli (HR)
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Vetropack Straža d.d. produces, sells and distributes glass packaging to the Croatian domestic market as well as to the neighbouring markets in Slovenia, Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia and other countries in south-eastern Europe. Our site is in Hum na Sutli.

Founded

1860

Takeover by Vetropack

1996

Area

169 400 m 2

Number of furnaces

3

Number of production lines

11

Net sales 2019 in HRK millions

862.5

Employees as at 31.12.2019

588

Vetropack Nemšová s.r.o. Nemšová (SK)
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Vetropack Nemšová s.r.o. produces, sells and distributes glass packaging in Slovakia. Our site is in Nemšová.

Founded

1902

Takeover by Vetropack

2002

Area

185 360 m 2

Number of furnaces

2

Number of production lines

7

Net sales 2019 in EUR millions

65.2

Employees as at 31.12.2019

378

PrJSC Vetropack Gostomel Gostomel (UA)
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PrJSC Vetropack Gostomel Glass Factory produces, sells and distributes glass packaging in Ukraine. Our site is situated in Gostomel.

Founded

1912

Takeover by Vetropack

2006

Area

229 600 m 2

Number of furnaces

3

Number of production lines

8

Net sales 2019 in UAH millions

2 416.7

Employees as at 31.12.2019

631

Vetropack Italia S.r.l. Trezzano sul Naviglio (IT)
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Vetropack Italia S.r.l. produces, sells and distributes glass packaging mostly in Italy. Our site is in Trezzano sul Naviglio.

Founded

1960

Takeover by Vetropack

2015

Area

88 700 m 2

Number of furnaces

2

Number of production lines

6

Net sales 2019 in EUR millions

78.8

Employees as at 31.12.2019

290

Müller + Krempel Ltd Bülach (CH)
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The trading company Müller + Krempel Ltd, a member of Vetropack Group, is one of Switzerland’s leading service providers for packaging for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. In 2019, the company employed 11 people and achieved net sales of CHF 10,2 million.

Impressions 2019

Vetropack stories

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Designing and constructing glass packaging

When it comes to looking for the right product, what consumers need most of all is guidance, so it’s great when the glass packaging itself sends out a clear signal that the brand and quality are just what they are looking for. This is where specialists in glass design and construction come in.

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Multi-trip bottles from lightweight glass

Motorsport is not the only case where success is measured by more than power alone. Only the perfect power-to-weight ratio makes champions. Judged by this indicator, the new extra light, multi-trip bottles by Vetropack have what it takes to win the race. Even the name sounds athletic: VIP – Vetropack Improved Performance Glass.

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Review of BrauBeviale and SIMEI 2019

What’s the point of trade fairs if everyone can obtain information on the Internet nowadays? BrauBeviale and SIMEI, both in November 2019, were two of those industry events that showed why trade fairs are still worthwhile. Vetropack was there and took the opportunity to make plenty of new contacts.

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The 2019 customer benefit analysis

Vetropack Group is developing very successfully year after year – regardless of the intense competition and changing market conditions. Good, stable and satisfied customer relations are fundamental to this. Vetropack’s objective is to continuously strive for solutions and improvements that have the potential to inspire its customers. This requires engaging in an active exchange and dialogue with customers with a view to gaining the best possible understanding of their needs and requirements and providing them with high-value benefits.

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Vetropack at the Fête des Vignerons in Vevey

In summer 2019, the town of Vevey in Western Switzerland played host to a very special major event – the Fête des Vignerons. Vetropack was both a partner and a sponsor of this festival, which only comes around once every 20 to 25 years. The official wine bottle for the occasion was made at the Swiss plant in St-Prex.

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Vetropack supports Musikschule Zürcher Unterland

Where better to give something back to society that in your own neighbourhood? The town of Bülach is home to many families with connections to Vetropack, so the company had no hesitation in deciding to get involved in its newly developed “Im Guss” quarter.

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Coloured glass furnace overhaul

Once they are up to operating temperature, furnaces remain in constant use for around twelve years on average before they have to be renovated or completely rebuilt. Each thorough overhaul therefore needs to be planned carefully in advance. In November 2019, a new furnace for coloured glass was brought into operation at Vetropack’s Ukrainian plant in Gostomel.

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Photovoltaic systems at Vetropack plants

Typical industrial plants have a lot of unused space – not in the production halls and warehouses, but at a higher level, so to speak. The Vetropack Straža plant in Croatia has capitalised on this previously disregarded idle asset. Solar power is now being produced on the extensive roof areas of the plant facilities.

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Special production at Vetropack Slovakia

Flexible production processes are required for manufacturing bottles. Quick and simple changes in shape and colour are important for the economical production of small and medium batch sizes. If the quota ordered is really big, it’s a different matter. The Vetropack plant in Nemšová demonstrated how it works – and the next 75 days were a rhapsody in blue.

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CEO Talks

At the beginning of 2019, another round of CEO talks were held at all Vetropack sites: in Bülach, St-Prex, Kremsmünster, Pöchlarn, Kyjov, Hum na Sutli, Nemšová, Gostomel and Trezzano sul Naviglio. The opportunity to find out information at first hand was a big hit among employees, with the individual events achieving great turnouts.

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Bloggers discover glass with all their senses

Some things are so commonplace that they seem to become invisible. That’s how it is with glass. Time to put it back in the spotlight, thought Vetropack, and, of behalf of Friends of Glass, created a voyage of discovery for all the senses to make the overlooked sparkle. Bloggers in six European countries set off on this journey.

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