Powerflute Oyj (POWR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 31 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Powerflute Oyj (POWR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Powerflute Oyj (Powerflute) is a Finland-based paper and packaging group. It produces premium grade semi-chemical fluting that is used in the manufacture of corrugated board for packaging applications. The company, through its subsidiary, Savon Sellu Oy, operates a paper mill in Kuopio, Finland, which manufactures specialized form of semi-chemical fluting made from locally sourced birch. The company operates through two segments namely, Packaging Papers and Coreboard and Cores. The company mainly operates in fruit growing countries in Western and Southern Europe such as Spain, Italy, Turkey and Greece. It also has presence in the developing markets in Asia and South America. Powerflute is headquartered in Kuopio, Finland.

The company intends to become one of the most innovative organizations in paper and packaging sector. It focuses on inorganic growth strategies to expand its business operations. In line with this, the company acquired an international producer of cores and coreboard, Corenso, which could enhance the company's position as a leading international supplier of cores and coreboard.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Powerflute Oyj - Key Facts 6
Powerflute Oyj - Key Employees 7
Powerflute Oyj - Key Employee Biographies 8
Powerflute Oyj - Major Products and Services 9
Powerflute Oyj - History 10
Powerflute Oyj - Company Statement 11
Powerflute Oyj - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Powerflute Oyj - Business Description 14
Powerflute Oyj - Corporate Strategy 15
Powerflute Oyj - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Powerflute Oyj - Strengths 16
Strength - Prominent market position 16
Strength - Focus on research and development activities 16
Strength - Enhanced Performance of Packaging Papers Segment 16
Powerflute Oyj - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - High Cost Structure 17
Powerflute Oyj - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Acquisitions 18
Opportunity - Global Packaging Industry 18
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Paper Products 18
Powerflute Oyj - Threats 19
Threat - Growing substitutes 19
Threat - Currency exchange risk 19
Threat - Environmental Regulations 19
Powerflute Oyj - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 – Appendix 27
Methodology 27
Ratio Definitions 27
About GlobalData 31
Contact Us 31
Disclaimer 31

List of Tables

Powerflute Oyj, Key Facts 6
Powerflute Oyj, Key Employees 7
Powerflute Oyj, Key Employee Biographies 8
Powerflute Oyj, Major Products and Services 9
Powerflute Oyj, History 10
Powerflute Oyj, Subsidiaries 13
Powerflute Oyj, Key Competitors 20
Powerflute Oyj, Ratios based on current share price 21
Powerflute Oyj, Annual Ratios 22
Powerflute Oyj, Interim Ratios 25
Currency Codes 27
Capital Market Ratios 27
Equity Ratios 28
Profitability Ratios 28
Cost Ratios 29
Liquidity Ratios 29
Leverage Ratios 30
Efficiency Ratios 30

List of Figures

Powerflute Oyj, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Powerflute Oyj, Ratio Charts 26

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