Annual Report 2006 /Global/Investors/Annual-Report/2006/Field_mountain_AnnualReport.jpg Download the ASSA ABLOY Annual Report 2006 as a PDF or order a printed copy via the link to the right. Key figures and events Sales increased to SEK 31,137 M (27,802), with 9 percent organic growth. Operating income (EBIT) excluding restructuring costs amounted to SEK 4,771 M (4,078), an increase of 17 percent. Earnings per share excluding restructuring costs amounted to SEK 7.99 (6.97). Operating cash flow amounted to SEK 3,528 M (3,702). A three-year restructuring program to realize synergies in the Groups production was initiated during the year. Savings are expected to amount to SEK 600 M a year from 2009. The pace of acquisition increased this year. Acquisitions included Fargo Electronics, which is a world leader in the fast-growing segment of secure issuance of cards.