Consolidated revenues came to €281.7 million for the first nine months of 2006, compared with €132.8 million for the same period the previous year (+112%).
Revenues for the third quarter alone came to €92.8 million, an increase of 101% on Q305 (€46.2 million).
The Group’s consolidation area has changed since 2005, as 2006 revenues also include sales from PSC, a US-based company, acquired at the end of the previous financial year and consolidated as from December 2005.
Net of PSC, Datalogic’s for the first nine months of 2006 sales were up 14% to reach € 151.1 mn.
These are the preliminary nine-month sales figures for Datalogic SpA a company listed in the TechStar segment of the Milan Stock Exchange, operating in the design, production and distribution of barcode reader systems and RFID (radio frequency identification devices).
The Board of Directors will meet on 13 November to approve the accounts at 30 September 2006.
“The activities aimed at increasing Business Unit value are progressing rapidly and successfully - declared Roberto Tunioli, Datalogic’s CEO – We are pleased that attention has been drawn to our industry by IT giants such as Motorola or by important financial operators such as Francisco Partners. Indeed, Symbol and Metrologic, important players in our market - continued Tunioli – have been a focus for their attentions attributing significant economic value" (see www.symbol.com; www.metrologic.com).