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Lonza reports fall in profits, sales

2:54 AM MST | January 23, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Lonza recorded a 44.2% fall in profits for 2013 compared with 2012, to 87 million Swiss francs ($95.7 million). Sales for 2013 decreased by 4.2%, to SF3.58 billion, due to lower sales in the water treatment business; product portfolio optimization measures; unfavorable exchange rate translation effects; weaker pharma and biotech sales in the first half of the year; and the previously announced phase down of the company’s microbial biologics plant at Hopkinton, MA, Lonza says. Core Ebit for 2013 increased by 11.2%, however, to SF436 million. In line with the...

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