In the latest report titled ‘Narodowi czempioni. Jakich potrzebuje Polska’ (‘National champions. That Poland needs’), prepared by ‘Polityka Insight’, the FAMUR Group got the 11th place in the category of innovativeness. In a general classification our company was ranked 28th, overtaking bigger public units, as well as the private ones. In the report there were assessed over 100 national companies representing key areas of business activities for the economy development.
In 2017, the FAMUR Group, a Europe’s leading manufacturer of mining machinery, earned revenue of PLN 1.46bn, up by 42% year on year. EBITDA (operating profit before depreciation and amortisation) was PLN 292m, up 22%. The Group’s debt remained low, with the net debt to EBITDA ratio of 0.3 at the end of 2017, and the share of exports in total revenue increased to 38%.
In Warsaw, today (January 25), ‘We change the Polish Industry’ Forum (XVIII Forum Zmieniamy Polski Przemysł) will took place. This is the eighteenth edition of this event, during which experts will discuss the most current topics related to the national economy and its development directions. Among speakers will also be the CEO of FAMUR S.A. Mirosław Bendzera.