Espoo, Finland (ots/PRNewswire) - The operating profit of the
Orion Group for the first quarter of 2005 seems to be clearly better
than that in the comparative period last year, for which the
consolidated operating profit in accordance with the IFRS came to EUR
The good profitability is mainly consequence of the continued good
sales performance and successful cost management in the Orion Pharma
business division. Also the full-year net sales and operating profit
of the Orion Group are anticipated to improve from the previous year.
The Interim Report 1-3/2005 of the Orion Group will be published
on Wednesday, 11 May 2005.
Jukka Viinanen Olli Huotari
CEO General Counsel
ots Originaltext: Orion Corporation
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