Superior Industries International, Inc. Business Report FY2011

Business Highlights

Financial Overview

(in million dollars)
  FY2011 FY2010 Rate of change
Net Sales 822.2 719.5 14.3 1)
Income from operations 39.8 59.8 (33.4) -


-Net sales in 2011 increased 102.7 million dollars, or 14%, to 822.2 million dollars from 719.5 million dollars in 2010. Wheel sales in 2011 increased 103.5 million dollars, or 15%, to 813.0 million dollars from 709.5 million dollars in 2010, as its wheel shipments increased by 6% compared to 2010. Changes in aluminum price, which the Company generally passes through to its customers, contributed approximately 55.4 million dollars to the sales increase and was the primary driver of the 7% increase in the average selling price of its wheels. Increases in unit shipments to Ford, BMW and Nissan were partially offset by declines in unit shipments to Chrysler.


R&D Expenditure

(in million dollars)
  FY2011 FY2010 FY2009
Total 5.3 4.9 3.1

R&D Facilities

Name Location Activities
Engineering center Fayetteville,
Supporting its research and development manufacturing needs.
Technical center Detroit,
Maintaining a complement of engineering staff centrally located near its largest customers' headquarters, engineering and purchasing offices.