Sales reported under “Other” totaled €170.6 million in 2018 (2017: €168.8 million), up 1.1 percent.

Divisional Shares in External Sales

Divisional Shares in External Sales (pie chart)

“Other” amounted to €70.6 million in the year under review (2017: €32.6 million). The rise was mainly due to investment income from Siltronic, which is now recognized in this segment.

“Other” was €-6.8 million (2017: €-48.2 million).

As of December 31, 2018, “Other” had 4,570 employees (Dec. 31, 2017: 4,464). This WACKER segment includes site management and the employees at infrastructure units in Burghausen and Nünchritz, and at the Group’s corporate departments.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.
Earnings before interest and taxes: EBIT is a good indicator for comparing companies’ profitability, since it is widely used across the corporate world.

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