Operating income increased to SEK19.6 million, compared to SEK14.5 million. The company delivered 35 electron beam melting (EBM) systems in 2014, an increase of 10 from 2013.Order intake increased to 42 systems, compared to 27. 

In Q4, sales increased by 105% to SEK137.1 million, up from SEK66.9 million in Q4 2013.

Eventful year

‘2014 was another eventful year for Arcam and during the past twelve months Arcam has developed significantly,’ said Magnus René, president & CEO. ‘While sales of our EBM systems continue to increase, we have also expanded our business with the metal powder manufacturer AP&C in Canada and the contract manufacturer DiSanto in the US. 
 
‘The Asian market continues to grow and over one third of the order intake in 2014 comes from Asia.
‘The work to industrialize our technology with the major players within the aerospace and implant industries continue and we can see good business opportunities forward,’ he added. ‘Of the 35 systems that were delivered during the period the majority went to customers within the medical implant or the aerospace industry.
 
‘A stable order book, stable finances and a positive business situation lay a solid foundation for a continued strong growth in 2015.’