Financial

  • Domtar buys Attends EU business

    March 6, 2012
    Domtar has signed an agreement to buy privately-held Attends Healthcare Limited, a European supplier of adult incontinence products in Europe, from Rutland Partners for $235 million. In August, Domtar bought the North American arm of Attends from KPS…


  • Aplix acquires share in Parafix

    March 6, 2012
    Aplix S.A. (France) has acquired a majority share in Parafix Ltda. (Brazil). Aplix, a leading global fastening system company with operations in Europe, North America and Asia has partnered with Parafix to expand its sales in Latin America where it h…


  • P&G says sales are up

    March 6, 2012
    Procter & Gamble reported 4% sales growth for the October-December quarter when sales reached $22.1 billion. Growth was driven by higher volumes and pricing actions, partially offset by a favorable geographic product mix. All six business segment…


  • K-C sales up 2%

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark reported sales grew 2% to reach $5.2 billion in 2011. Among the highlights was a 7% increase in international sales. “We delivered solid improvements in organic sales, adjusted operating profit margins and adjusted earnings per s…


  • Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    February 21, 2012
    Third spunlaid line planned.


  • Aplix acquires stake in Parafix

    February 14, 2012
    Partnership will help expand role in Latin America.


  • P&G sales grow

    December 2, 2011
    Procter & Gable reported sales grew 9% to $21.9 billion in the July-September quarter.


  • K-C reports record sales

    December 2, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark 's third quarter sales hit an all-time record of $5.4 billion after increasing 8%, the company reports.


  • SCA sales decrease slightly

    December 2, 2011
    Net sales decreased 1% to SEK79001 million for the January-September period at SCA while operating profits decreased 5% to SEK6697 million.


  • Ahlstrom reports sales decrease

    December 2, 2011
    Ahlstrom reported a decline in demand during the first nine months of 2011.


  • Suominen grows sales

    December 2, 2011
    During the first nine months of 2011, Suominen's net sales grew while its operating profit declines.


  • U.S. line benefits Providencia's results

    December 2, 2011
    Companhia Providencia reported its sales volumes were 22,700 tons during the third quarter, reflecting a 15.3% increase from the prior year.


  • Fiberweb issues results

    December 2, 2011
    Nonwovens producer Fiberweb has reported year-to-date sales growth of around 2%, despite weaker-than-expected demand.


  • Glatfelter sales jump

    December 2, 2011
    Glatfelter reported that sales jumped 10% to reach a record $416.5 million in the third quarter.


  • Buckeye nonwovens sales down slightly

    December 2, 2011
    Buckeye's nonwovens sales decreased to $64.6 million during the first quarter compared to $68 million the year before while operating income split in half, decreasing from $4.6 million to $2.3 million.