Darekon’s turnover increased by 10 percent up to 47.6 million euros. Company’s operating profit was 3.7 million euros and the equity ratio was 44.0 percent. The average amount of employees increased to 291.
The year 2018 fulfilled expectations. During the current year Darekon expects to grow and keep current profitability level. The main investments will be made in robotics and electronic production machinery as well as group level digital systems.
In the report of London Stock Exchange, they highlighted 1000 of the fastest growing SMEs across the 28 countries of the European Union. Their selection criteria require companies to have shown not just growing revenue over the past three years, but also to have outperformed their sector peers. Their methodology, devised by Bureau van Dijk, listed SMEs are private and registered in the EU-countries and their revenues has to be between 20 and 300 million euros.
You can find the Talouselämä article here (in Finnish): https://www.kauppalehti.fi/uutiset/euroopan-dynaamisten-kasvuyritysten-listalle-ylsi-20-suomalaista/tisTBgLC
Darekon has strengthened its organization as of March 1, 2017 as follows: M. Sc. (Tech) Marta Łapińska has been appointed as sourcing and material manager in Gdansk plant. She joined Darekon in 2015 and has been acting in sourcing and quality activities. Marta Łapińska is part of SC Director Teppo Pitkänen´s team.