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SOL S.p.A. - Company Capsule
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Published Date: April 2011


SOL S.p.A. - Company Capsule                                                        Page 1
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SOL S.p.A. - Company Overview

SOL S.p.A. (SOL) is an Italy based chemical company. Through its subsidiaries, the company engages in manufacturing,
applied research and marketing of industrial, pure and medicinal gases. The company also caters the requirements of the
home care and the welding markets. SOL manufactures markets and distributes oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen,
carbon dioxide, acetylene, nitrous oxide, helium, gas mixtures, refrigerating gases, medicinal gases, special gases and
high purity gases. The company is involved in the research, design, construction and operation of manufacturing plants
situated at its own premises as well as on-site production units at its clients' plants. Its production plants are located in
Italy, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Slovenia, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia, Bulgaria,
Serbia-Montenegro and Switzerland. The company is headquartered in Monza in Milan, Italy.

Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of EUR 465.95 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue grew at
a CAGR of 3.8% during the period 2007-2009 with an annual growth of 0.68% over fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal year
2009, its operating margin was 10.7% as against the operating margin of 11.13% in fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal
year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 5.38% as against the net margin of 7.52% in the fiscal year 2008.

SOL S.p.A. - Key Facts

SOL S.p.A., Key Facts

                                  Via Borgazzi, 27, Monza (MI), ,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       SOL (Italian SE (Mercato
Corporate Address:                20052, Italy                                                 Continuo Italia))

Telephone                          + 39 39 23961                    No. of Employees           1,978

Fax                                + 39 39 2396371                  Financial Year End         December

URL                                             Revenue (in EUR Million)   465.95

Industry                          Chemicals                         Revenue (in USD Million)   665.40

Locations                         Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Switzerland

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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SOL S.p.A. - Major Products and Services

SOL S.p.A engages in applied research, manufacturing and marketing of industrial, pure and medicinal gases. Key
products of the company includes the following:

SOL S.p.A., Major Products and Services

Medicinal gases

Technical gases

Gases for food freezing

Gases for food storage

Gases for research

Gas cleaning systems

Medical products

Materials and equipment for home care therapy
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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SOL S.p.A. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of SOL S.p.A.:

Enagas S.A.

Snam Rete Gas S.p.A.

Airgas, Inc.

Praxair, Inc.


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SOL S.p.A. - Key Employees

SOL S.p.A., Key Employees

          Name                              Job Title                     Board Level     Since   Age

Aldo Fumagalli Romario        Chairman, Managing Director           Executive Board

Andrea Monti                  Joint General Manager                 Senior Management

Gianfranco Graziadei          Director                              Non Executive Board

Giovanni Annoni               Director                              Non Executive Board

Giulio Mario Bottes           General Manager                       Senior Management

Luisa Savini                  Director                              Non Executive Board

Marco Annoni                  Vice Chairman, Managing Director      Executive Board

Stefano Bruscagli             Director                              Non Executive Board

Ugo Marco         Fumagalli
                              Director                              Non Executive Board
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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SOL S.p.A. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

SOL S.p.A.
Via Borgazzi, 27
Monza (MI)
Zip: 20052
Tel: + 39 39 23961
Fax: + 39 39 2396371

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SOL S.p.A., Subsidiaries

                                             B.T.G. Bvba

                                             BÖSCH GmbH

                                             ENERGETIKA Z.J. d.o.o
C.T.S. S.rl

G.T.E. S.L.                                  I.C.O.A. S.r.l.
Barcellona                                   Vibo Valentia
Spain                                        Italy

                                             SOL France Sas
Medical System S.r.l.
                                             Cergy Pontoise

                                             SOL Welding Srl
SOL T.G. GmbH                                Via Meucci
Wiener Neustadt                              Costabissara
Germany                                      Zip: 26 - 36030
                                             Tel: + 39 444 290411


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