AkzoNobel India announces Q1 FY 2016-17 results

Net Sales at ₹691 crore; up by 9.2%.
Profit after tax ₹64.3 crore; up by 37.5.%.

Today, the Board of Directors of AkzoNobel India Limited approved the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Performance highlights

AkzoNobel India Limited (Q1 FY17 versus Q1 FY16)

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Jayakumar Krishnaswamy, Managing Director, Akzo Nobel India:

“Our financial performance this quarter has been positive and proves once again that we are growing consistently despite tough market conditions. With good monsoon rains and impending festive season, we expect a good offtake in the coming months. In line with our growth plans, the Board of Directors today has approved, setting up a Powder Coating manufacturing facility in Mumbai, with an installed capacity of 7000 tons.”

About AkzoNobel India

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential colour to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energising cities and communities while creating a protected, colourful world where life is improved by what we do.

AkzoNobel India has been present in India for over 60 years and is a significant player in the paints industry. In 2008, the company became a member of the AkzoNobel Group. Our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Interpon. With employee strength of close to 1,900, AkzoNobel India has manufacturing sites, offices and a distribution network spread across the country. All manufacturing facilities have a state-of-the art environmental management system. Its commitment to Health, Safety, Environment & Security (HSE&S) has been among the best in class globally, with due care being taken to protect the people and the environment.

Company Contacts

Investor Relations, AkzoNobel India:
R Guha, investor.india@akzonobel.com; +91-124-2540400

Country Communications, AkzoNobel India:
Joya Ahluwalia, joya.ahluwalia@akzonobel.com; +91-124-4852400

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