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Trading Update

Image Scan (AIM: IGE), the specialist supplier of X-ray screening systems to the security and industrial inspection markets provides a pre-close trading update for the year ended 30 September 2023 (“FY23”).

The Group expects to report strong sales and profit growth for the year.  Unaudited revenue is expected to be c. £3m for FY23 (FY22: £2m) an increase of 50% and pre-tax profit c.£0.1m (FY22: £0.35m loss). The Board is very pleased and encouraged with the Company’s performance during the year given the market challenges.

The team has shown great energy and enthusiasm in achieving this turnaround. It has dealt very adeptly with the challenging global economic conditions and in particular with the significant inflationary pressures and supply chain delays, the latter of which is now showing signs of improvement.

The uplift in market activity as mentioned in the Interim Results has continued and government opportunities which were suppressed or delayed, by COVID and its aftermath, are now actively progressing. The extension of the product range has already borne fruit and offers the Company wider opportunities in the Counter Explosive Ordnance portable x-ray marketplace.

The industrial activities of the Group have continued at expected levels. The transition of this business to lower cost-based locations in Eastern European and Asia has been well managed in order to mitigate any impact to the Group’s revenue and profitability.

The restructuring and cost control programs, previously reported have contributed to the return to profit, coupled with prudent cash management the Company closed the year with £959k cash (FY22 £690k).

Image Scan’s Chief Executive, Vince Deery, commented: “I am delighted with the work we have undertaken this year to ensure organisation changes and cost controls have had their impact which has helped deliver the hugely welcome return to profit. With the improving market conditions, we wish to build on this result and use the coming period working with significant shareholders to look at the strategic opportunities for growth as a listed business.”



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Image Scan Holdings plc

Vincent Deery CEO

Sarah Atwell King, CFO and Company Secretary


Tel: +44 (0) 1509 817 400

W H Ireland – Nominated Adviser and Broker

Mike Coe/Sarah Mather (Corporate Finance)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7220 1666