Boulogne-Billancourt, 1 February 2007 –
Vallourec, world leader in the production of seamless steel tubes and tubular
products for specific industrial applications, announces that it achieved sales
for the financial year 2006 of € 5,541.8 million, up 28.7% on the previous year
(up 26.7% at constant consolidation scope(1)).
This performance was due to the impact of
higher prices, continuing improvements in the product mix achieved by focusing
on higher valule-added products, and increased volumes.