May 11, 2015 For the first quarter of 2015, Suominen reported a 13.8% increase in net sales, which amounted to €111.9 million ($121.7 million). Operating profit, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 14.2% to €7.3 million ($7.9 million). Cash flow…
May 11, 2015 Kimberly-Clark’s first quarter 2015 net sales of $4.7 billion decreased 4% compared to the year-ago period, as changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced sales 9%. Organic sales rose 5%, including an 11% increase in developing and emerg…
March 9, 2015 Kimberly-Clark released its year-end 2014 results and 2015 outlook. For the full year, sales of $19.7 billion increased 1% compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4%, with volumes and net selling prices each up 2%.
Within K-C’s per…
August 20, 2014 Across its four business segments—personal care, consumer tissue, K-C Professional and health care—Kimberly-Clark reported sales of $5.3 billion in the second quarter of 2014, which was up just 1 percent compared to the year-ago period. A…
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || March 26, 2014 In the evolution of wipes, what they contain has become just as important as how they feel. Efficacy now, as well as aesthetics, plays an increasingly important role in a product’s success.
January 22, 2014 INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has teamed up with the Maine Wastewater Control Association (MWWCA) in an effort to combat a significant contributor to clogs in wastewater system equipment, flushing baby wipes. Baby wipes are…
Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs || October 9, 2013 INDA, NACWA, WEF and APWA team to reduce burden on wastewater systems.
Karen McIntyre, Editor || September 26, 2013 This summer the disposable wipes market received two major coups that will help it grow in two important, and potentially profitable categories.
The first, of course, is the long-awaited, final solvent-contaminated wipes rule (better known as the &l…
September 10, 2013 Kaoshiung City, Taiwan
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $152 million
C.S. Huang, chairman; H.S Huang, president; M. Yang, vice-president; Sam Chang, vice president; Paul Cheng, general manager; Bernard Kerstens, commercial dir…
September 10, 2013 Great Neck, NY, U.S.
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $310 million
Hazleton, PA, U.S.; McElhattan, PA, U.S.; Wuxi, China
September 10, 2013 Atlanta, GA
2013 Nonwovens Sales: $380 million
Green Bay, WI, U.S. (two facilities); Gaston County, NC, U.S.; Steinfurt, Germany
Baby wipes, industrial an…
September 4, 2013 Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported sales of $5.3 billion in the second quarter of 2013 were even with the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 3 percent, with increased sales volumes of 2 percent and higher net selling prices of 1 percent. Lost sales…