EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) of €424.4 million ($462.7 million) in the 2019/20 financial year was at the previous year's level of €425.0 million (-0.1%). The EBITDA margin remained at 15.0%, the same as in the previous year.
In the 2019/20 business year, EGGER’s growth and maintenance investments were €489.1 million / $579.3 million (previous year: €483.3 million). Investments include the acquisition of a plant in Concordia, Argentina, the start of production at the new plant in Biskupiec, Poland and the construction of the new plant in Lexington, U.S. In addition to these large investments, important ones were also made in the existing plants, in particular upgrading and logistics investments in Brilon, Germany and St. Johann, Austria, as well as in the expansion of the plant in Wismar, Germany which received a new flooring facility.
In the 2019/20 business year, EGGER’s growth and maintenance investments totalling €531.4 million / $579.3 million (previous year: €489.1 million). A large part of the growth investments were in the new plant in Biskupiec, Poland and the plant construction in Lexington, NC in America. Extensive investments were also made at the existing locations.