Adhesive tape production in the tesa plant Hamburg
Business Development

Business Development

Here you will find our annual reports as well as current information on the business development of tesa SE.

Business Development Q3: tesa Groups is clearly ahead of last year

Overall Development 2016

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Corporate Turnover

tesa SE posted stable development in 2016. Sales rose 2.6% in organic terms (nominal figure: 0.5%), to €1,146.00 million. (previous year: €1,140 million).


Corporate Profitability

The operating result (EBIT) without special factors reached €186.00 million, resulting in an EBIT margin of 16.2% without special factors (previous year: 16.8%).


Global development

tesa achieved growth in sales in both the direct business and the retail trade in Europe and the Americas. The development in the U.S. was highly positive, especially in terms of sales of adhesive tapes for the automotive sector. The Asia region, by contrast, saw more muted growth, due in particular to a slowdown in the project business with the electronics industry.

Current Business Development

Past Business Development