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INFICON is a company that provides instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control. Its products are used for gas leak detection in air conditioning, refrigeration, and automotive manufacturing. The company also offers toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental monitoring as well as instruments for energy and petrochemical applications.

TypePublic
Founded2000
HQBad Ragaz, CH
Websiteinficon.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)1,220(+4%)
Job Openings45
Revenue (FY, 2019)$381.7 M(-7%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)CHF1.3 K(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at INFICON

Lukas Winkler

Lukas Winkler

President and Chief Executive Officer
Matthias Tröndle

Matthias Tröndle

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Beat E. Lüthi

Beat E. Lüthi

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Vanessa Frey

Vanessa Frey

Director
Richard Fischer

Richard Fischer

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Reto Suter

Reto Suter

Director and Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
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INFICON Office Locations

INFICON has offices in Bad Ragaz, East Syracuse, Overland Park, Mariehamn and in 3 other locations
Bad Ragaz, CH (HQ)
Hintergasse 15B
Köln, DE
498 Bonner Str.
Balzers, LI
6 Alte Landstrasse
Linköping, SE
Westmansgatan 47
East Syracuse, NY, US
2 Technology Pl
Overland Park, KS, US
9075 Cody St
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INFICON Financials and Metrics

INFICON Revenue

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INFICON's revenue was reported to be $381.66 m in FY, 2019 which is a 7% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

381.7m

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(7%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

188.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

49.3%

Net income (FY, 2019)

52.8m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

73.2m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

64.8m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

3.1b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

1.3k

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

56.2m

EV

3.1b
INFICON's current market capitalization is CHF3.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

373.6m410.4m381.7m

Revenue growth, %

21000%10%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

185.1m205.6m193.5m

Gross profit

188.5m204.9m188.2m
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

214.9m192.2m

Cost of goods sold

105.2m97.5m

Gross profit

109.7m94.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

51%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

83.0m61.1m56.2m

Accounts Receivable

53.6m53.7m51.1m

Inventories

48.1m65.3m66.5m

Current Assets

194.1m188.9m188.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

62.2m52.9m

Accounts Receivable

57.8m58.8m

Inventories

57.2m69.4m

Current Assets

191.1m192.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

59.5m64.2m52.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.5m10.2m10.7m

Inventories

(9.5m)(17.9m)(1.5m)

Accounts Payable

1.9m(1.6m)305.0k
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

35.9m24.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.0m5.0m

Inventories

(9.9m)(4.2m)

Accounts Payable

325.0k2.2m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

370.2k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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INFICON Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

161616

Manufacturing Locations

888

Sales Offices

181818
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INFICON Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Final Phase SystemsOctober 04, 2018
InstruTechFebruary 01, 2016
PhotovacNovember 15, 2011
Adixen Scandinavia ABAugust 31, 2011
Sigma InstrumentsDecember 10, 2007
Maxtek TechnologyMay 31, 2007
Electro Dynamics Crystal CorpFebruary 28, 2006
Sentex SystemsJuly 11, 2003
NewVision Systems Corp.January 07, 2003
HAPSITE ERNovember 30, 2001
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INFICON Revenue Breakdown

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INFICON revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.9% from Semi & Vacuum Coating, 7.0% from Security & Energy, 28.0% from General Vacuum and 22.1% from Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Automotive

INFICON revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 40.3% from Asia-Pacific, 29.5% from North America, 29.0% from Europe and 1.3% from Other

INFICON Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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INFICON Online and Social Media Presence

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INFICON Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    53/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    70/100

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INFICON News and Updates

INFICON To Demo New Leak Detection Systems At Battery Show

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New leak-technology developed by INFICON to test lithium-ion battery cells will be on display here at the Battery Show on Sept. 14-17. INFICON's breakthrough ELT 3000 leak-detection systems can spot dangerous lithium-ion battery-cell leaks 1,000...

INFICON strongly on track

INFICON Holding AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: IFCN) reports a markedly stronger (+31.3%) and record-high sales volume for its second quarter 2021 of USD 126.3 million compared with a weak prior year. Excluding currency (4.8 percentage points) and minimal acquisition (0.2 percentage points) effects, the or…

American Public Gas Association (APGA) Annual Conference

Greetings from the American Public Gas Association (APGA) Annual Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico !Visit our booth today & tomorrow at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort to check out our IRwin methane leak detector & Micro GC Fusion gas analyzer.

INFICON to Publish its Second Quarter 2021 Results on Thursday, July 29, 2021

On July 29, 2021, INFICON will issue a press release at 07:00 a.m. CEST on the second quarter and first-half year 2021 results. At the same time, the accompanying presentation visuals and the full half-year report will also be available for download in the Investors' section of the INFICON website.

Inficon Announces System To Detect EV Battery Leaks That Could Lead To Fires

Switzerland-based Inficon announced today it has developed a system called the ELT3000, that can detect battery leaks 1,000 times smaller than currently possible using other methods.

INFICON Blogs

Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2019 and full year 2019 results

Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2019 and full year 2019 results manvydas.paura… Mon, 02/10/2020 - 08:21 Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2019 and full year 2019 results February 10, 2020 at 5:30 PM ES…

Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2018 and full year 2018 results

Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2018 and full year 2018 results JuliusCeasar.A… Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:30 Invitation to the INFICON Media/Analyst Conference Presentation of Q4 2018 and full year 2018 results February 14, 2019 at 5:30 PM CE…

INFICON to publish Third Quarter 2018 Results on Thursday, October 18, 2018

INFICON to publish Third Quarter 2018 Results on Thursday, October 18, 2018 Ruslan.Kosteck… Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:34 INFICON to publish Third Quarter 2018 Results on Thursday, October 18, 2018 October 2, 2018 at 5:30 PM CEST This release is a backfill from a …

Martin Comtesse

Martin Comtesse Ruslan.Kosteck… Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:28 Martin Comtesse Berenberg, London Branch martin.comtesse@berenberg.com
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INFICON Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was INFICON founded?

    INFICON was founded in 2000.

  • Who are INFICON key executives?

    INFICON's key executives are Lukas Winkler, Matthias Tröndle and Beat E. Lüthi.

  • How many employees does INFICON have?

    INFICON has 1,220 employees.

  • What is INFICON revenue?

    Latest INFICON annual revenue is $381.7 m.

  • What is INFICON revenue per employee?

    Latest INFICON revenue per employee is $312.8 k.

  • Who are INFICON competitors?

    Competitors of INFICON include Phoenix Contact USA, Bently Nevada and 908 Devices.

  • Where is INFICON headquarters?

    INFICON headquarters is located at Hintergasse 15B, Bad Ragaz.

  • Where are INFICON offices?

    INFICON has offices in Bad Ragaz, East Syracuse, Overland Park, Mariehamn and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does INFICON have?

    INFICON has 7 offices.