|In the current term, the Company has made efforts to strengthen its manufacturing capacity, reviewing the production work system for the busy period in the summer season, and to win order intake in a positive manner.
However, the production volume of orders received declined by 1.7% to 404 thousand kilo litres on last year, partly because of the effect of drink makers trend of inhouse production, etc. in the quiet period in the winter season.
Further, revenue from processing fees fell by 10.9% on last year, affected by a decline in orders received of profitable products.
The Company made efforts to supplement this decline in revenue by reducing manufacturing costs. However, profits for the current term showed a major fall on last year as a result of the effect of the rise in fuel costs.
Meantime. summary of the results is set out below.
Net sales ¥26.0billion (-17.6% from the previous year), Operating income ¥465million (-61.5%), Net income ¥160million (-76.1%), Net income per share ¥31.41
Net sales ¥26.0billion (-17.2% from the previous year), Operating income ¥421million (-64.0%), Net income ¥142million (-78.2%), Net income per share ¥27.93
Annual dividends per share will be ¥20,which includes an interim dividend of ¥10.