Among other things, extrutec received further orders for an in-line heater with hot saw (Thöni from Austria), a full plant (log heating, ageing ovens, and die heaters) from Saudi Arabia (Ajial from Riyadh), and a first hot saw from Gulfex from Dubai.

At the end of the year, Mäkelä Aluminium from Finland places another order, this one covering a cold log saw with various rod and log handling systems. The order also includes a highly sophisticated logistics system for log transport in the area of inductive log heating systems.