Year End Trading Update & Notice of Results

RNS Number : 0825X

Corac Group Plc

5th February 2013

("Corac" or the "Group")

Year End Trading Update

&

Notice of Results

Corac Group plc the innovative technology-led engineering group, serving the global oil and gas, defence and industrial markets, today announces a trading update for its financial year ended 31 December 2012 and notice of results.

Trading Update

The Board expects that the Group's financial performance will be ahead of market expectations. Cash and cash equivalents are also ahead of market expectations, at £6.6 million at year end (30 June 2012: £6.8 million).During 2012, the Group successfully integrated the two acquired businesses that have contributed revenues and profits to the overall result, whilst the gas compression development programmes continued to progress well.  Following delivery to the American partner, pre-deployment system checks on the first DGC have been completed successfully.  The system is now ready to begin deployment and preparatory work is advanced on the well.An update on the progress of the wider Group programmes will be provided at the time of the final results.The three subsidiaries are performing well and management is pleased that the combined current order book places the Group in a good position for 2013 and beyond.

Notice of Results

The Group's final results for the year ended 31 December 2012 will be published on Tuesday, 26 March 2013.

Phil Cartmell, Chairman of Corac said:

"2012 was a year of significant progress for Corac, with successful acquisitions and evidence of increasing confidence in the commercialisation of our unique technologies in multiple sectors of significant scale. We are excited about the prospects of 2013."

Ends

For further information please contact:

Corac Group plc

www.corac.co.uk

Phil Cartmell, Executive Chairman

01753 285 800

Mark Crawford, Chief Financial Officer

 

Cenkos

 

Ivonne Cantú - Nomad

020 7397 8980

Jeremy Warner-Allen - Sales

 

MHP Communications

020 3128 8100

Reg Hoare / Vicky Watkins / Naomi Lane

 

NOTES TO EDITORS


Corac is a UK based group of advanced technology and engineering companies. The Group produce innovative, diverse and valuable solutions in compression systems, atmosphere control and heat exchangers for government, energy and industrial users. It has traded shares on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM) since July 2001.