Investments in 2018 amounted to EUR 226.5 million (134.9). This comprises the construction of the new US factory, production investments in the Russian and Finnish factories, molds for new products, and ICT and process development projects. Depreciations totaled EUR 93.4 million (98.3).

In 2018, the construction of the new US factory progressed in line with plan. Equipment installations started in all building areas. The commercial production is expected to commence in early 2020.