Financial

  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    June 1, 2010
    3M has closed its first quarter with increases in both sales and per-share earnings.Each of the company’s six business segments posted double-digit sales growth and 20%-plus operating income margins. Sales growth was strongest in emerging economies…


  • P&G Announces Results

    June 1, 2010
    Procter & Gamble reported net sales increased 7% for the January-to-March quarter to $19.2 billion behind unit volume growth of 7%. Organic sales, which exclude the impacts of acquisitions, divestitures and foreign exchange, grew 4%.Key initiatives l…


  • K-C Unveils First Quarter Results

    June 1, 2010
    Personal care products giant Kimberly-Clark reported $4.8 billion in net sales for the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 7.6%, including an approximate 5% benefit from stronger foreign currency rates. Organic sales rose 2%, with sales volumes and…


  • SCA Unveils Sales Figures

    January 1, 2010
    SCA reported that net sales for 2009 were $15 billion. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs, was $1.1 billion. Net sales in the fourth quarter 2009 decreased 2% to $3.7 billion.In the personal care segment, net sales rose 2% in the fourth…


  • Buckeye Rolls Out 2Q FY 2010 Results

    January 1, 2010
    Buckeye Technologies announced second quarter net income of $46.3 million. Second quarter earnings included net income of $37.5 million, from alternative fuel mixture credits earned during the quarter.Net sales were $183 million for the second quarte…


  • K-C Unveils Fourth Quarter Results

    January 1, 2010
    Personal care products powerhouse Kimberly-Clark reported $5 billion in net sales for the fourth quarter of 2009, a hike of 8.4%. Organic sales rose nearly 3%, driven by higher sales volumes of about 2% and increased net selling prices of approximate…


  • Winner Medical Reports 4Q Results

    January 1, 2010
    Shenzhen, China-based Winner Medical Group Inc.’s fourth quarter sales were $27.7 million, an increase of 9.7% from the fourth quarter last year. Net income rose 84.4% over the fourth quarter 2008 to $3 million. Gross profit reached $8.4 million, a…


  • 3M Trots Out Results

    January 1, 2010
    3M’s fourth quarter worldwide sales were $6.1 billion, up 11.1% compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. Local-currency sales including acquisitions increased 6.4% and foreign exchange added 4.8% to sales growth in the quarter. All six of the compan…


  • P&G Announces Sales, Earnings Results

    January 1, 2010
    Procter & Gamble’s fourth quarter net sales increased 6% to $21 billion, driven by higher unit volume and favorable foreign exchange.Organic sales growth, which excludes the impacts of acquisitions, divestitures and foreign exchange was 5%.“We ar…


  • DuPont Posts 4Q Results

    January 1, 2010
    DuPont closed its fourth quarter with sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 10% from the prior year, led by sales growth greater than 20% for titanium dioxide, electronic materials, performance polymers and seed products.Consolidated net sales in the…


  • Tufco Technologies’ Sales Down

    January 1, 2010
    Tufco Technologies’ 2009 sales were $86.7 million, down 22% from 2008. Sales for the fourth quarter of 2009 were $22 million, down 16% compared to the fourth quarter of 2008.Louis LeCalsey, Tufco president and CEO said, “Both Tufco’s contract…


  • Ahlstrom Announces 4Q Results

    January 1, 2010
    Nonwovens producer Ahlstrom has reported fourth quarter results. During the October-December 2009 period, net sales reached $585 million. Loss before taxes was $46 million.Net sales of the FiberComposites segment for the fourth quarter were $311 mill…


  • PGI Releases Sales Results

    December 1, 2009
    Polymer Group Inc.’s (PGI) sales for the third quarter of 2009 were $223 million, compared to $284.1 million in 2008. The decline was due primarily to lower selling prices to reflect lower overall raw material costs and lower volumes in the industr…


  • Fiberweb’s 3Q Sales Improve

    December 1, 2009
    Fiberweb announced that for the July-to-October period sales trends have continued to improve with volumes flat versus prior year on a like-for-like basis. The good performance reduces the year-to-date, like-for-like volume decline to 11% from the 1…


  • P&G Posts 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    Procter & Gamble reported net sales of $19.8 billion for the July-September quarter, a decrease of 6% that was primarily due to unfavorable foreign exchange impacts as the U.S. dollar remained above prior year levels. Organic sales, which exclude th…