Epson consolidated results for year ended 31st March, 2014

Revised company strategy focusing on core technology areas paying dividends:•

  • Net sales increased by 17.9%, passing the 1,000 billion yen mark for the first time since fiscal year 2008
  • Operating income quadrupled, up 299.8%
  • Exchange rates had positive impact, but increases in net sales and income surpass these 

Strategically realigned product mix, adopting new business models in existing business segments:

  • Information-related equipment segment recorded particularly strong year-on-year increases in net sales and income 
  • Increased printer profitability achieved through improved model mix and higher average selling prices 
  • Sales of consumables on an upward trend 
  • Sharp unit shipment growth was achieved in emerging markets through expansion and upgrade of high-capacity ink tank model line-up 
  • Launched commercial printers in areas such as signage and textile printing 
  • Strong projector performance with increased net sales and operating income achieved through increased unit volume in all regions 
  • Devices and precision products delivered net sales increase boosted by high volume sales of microdevices

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