Brilon, August 13, 2015: CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Brilon, achieved revenue growth of 1.8 % in the first half of 2015, taking the global figure to EUR 248.5 million (previous year EUR 244.2 million). All segments contributed to the 2.3 % revenue growth in the second quarter. The operating result (EBIT) rose from EUR 5.6 million to EUR 8.4 million in the first six months. While the profit performance benefited from non-recurring effects in the first quarter, the EBIT operating result of EUR 4.3 million for the second quarter was slightly up on the prior-year figure. Further improvements to net interest and the effective tax rate produced an overproportional rise in earnings per share (EPS) to EUR 0.23 (previous year EUR 0.12) for the first half.