The sales growth in 2020 was 7%, adjusted for currency and acquisitions. Long-term volume growth for this business area’s market segments and applications is assessed to remain around 4–5%. Growth in production volume was strong, primarily in areas that have seen increased demand as a result of the pandemic, including diagnostics, while the surgery segment was negatively affected.
The sales growth in 2020 was an impressive 23% adjusted for currency and acquisitions, mainly driven by high demand in Vaporiser Heating Products (VHP). EMC sales were solid, while volumes for mobile phones were weak.
The sales growth in 2020 was –1%, adjusted for currency and acquisitions. Demand from automotive-sector customers was heavily impacted by their halt in operations in the second quarter but has gradually increased since.