There are significant medium term growth opportunities for both Avon Protection and milkrite | InterPuls. I am confident that our strong foundations for growth provide us with the ability to continue delivering value to our customers, our people and our shareholders in the future.

I am delighted to report on another strong set of results which confirms the progress of our growth strategy. We have built momentum with a continued focus on growing the core revenue of the business to deliver sustainable and improving operating profits and cash flows.

Our ability to generate cash has allowed us to increase our investment in product development to support future growth. Investing in our product portfolio enables us to maintain the competitive advantage of our existing range and to develop new products that meet the future needs of our widening customer base.

We have made a conscious effort to enhance the predictability and sustainability of our business. This has resulted in us growing our order book in 2018 to establish strong visibility that will enable us to target new contract opportunities whilst retaining the flexibility to manage scheduling and timing effectively.

We continue to explore acquisition opportunities where we see the potential to complement our existing businesses and to deliver additional growth opportunities to create further value for our shareholders. Our strong balance sheet will enable us to execute on acquisition opportunities meeting our clear investment criteria.

There are significant medium and long-term growth opportunities for both Avon Protection and milkrite | InterPuls. I am confident that our strong foundations for growth provide us with the ability to continue delivering value to our customers, our people and our shareholders in the future.