Below we have gathered some frequently asked questions about SCA together with the answers to them.
When was SCA founded?
SCA was formed in 1929 as a holding company for some ten Swedish forest-industry companies.
Which is SCA’s main business?
SCA develops, produces and markets personal care products, tissue, publication papers and solid-wood products.
What are SCA’s net sales?
In 2012, the Group had sales of approximately SEK 85bn (EUR 9.8bn). The hygiene business accounts for approximately 80%.
In how many countries is the company present?
SCA conducts business in about 100 countries.
Which are SCA's main markets, in terms of net sales?
The five largest markets are:
Germany 12% of Group sales (SEK 10,438m), United Kingdom 11% (SEK 9,084m), US 10% (SEK 8,868m), France 8% (SEK 7,085m), and Spain 6% (SEK 4,817m).
What is the proportion of net sales in different currencies?
EUR 45%, USD 13%, GBP 10%, SEK 6% and others 26%.
Where are the headquarters located?
In Stockholm, Sweden.
Who is the head of your company?
Jan Johansson is SCA's President and CEO. For more information about the management team, please go to www.sca.com/en/About_SCA/Organization_and_Management/
How many employees does SCA have?
SCA has about 36,000 employees in some 60 countries.
SCA's largest markets are Germany, UK, the United States, France and Spain.
Which are SCA's main brands?
SCA operates two global brands: TENA within incontinence care in which segment SCA is the market leader and Tork within Away From Home professional hygiene solutions. The Group has also some strong local and regional brands such as Zewa, Tempo, Libresse, Libero, Velvet, Saba och Libra.
When was the company introduced on the stock market?
SCA was introduced on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1950.
Where is the SCA share traded?
SCA shares are listed and traded on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Exchange and also traded as American Depositary Receipts (ADR level 1) in the US via Deutsche Bank.
Where do I find information about trading in SCA shares and which indices the shares are included in?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/SCA-share/Trade_information/
How many shareholders has SCA got?
On December 31, 2012, SCA had 78,854 shareholders.
How many financial analysts follow SCA?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/SCA-share/List-of-Analysts/
What does your dividend history look like?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/SCA-share/Dividend/
Where do I find release dates for SCA’s financial reports?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/Financials/Reporting-dates/
What is your financial credit rating?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/Debt_market/Credit_rating/
What does your owner structure look like?
Please go to http://www.sca.com/en/Investors/SCA-share/Ownership/
How much forest land does SCA own?
SCA owns 2.6 million hectares forest land, of which 2.0 million hectares are used for timber production.
How do you work with sustainability?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Sustainability/
Where can I find information about job opportunities?
Please go to www.sca.com/en/Career/Vacancies/
Where can I find the annual report?
For a pdf version of the annual report, please go to www.sca.com/en/Investors/Reports/ You can also order your own copy at www.sca.com/en/Pages/Subscription/