Financial

  • Ahlstrom Records 2Q Earnings

    September 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom Corp. generated second quarter 2010 net sales of $643 million, a 22.7% increase compared to the same period last year.Net sales of the FiberComposites segment totaled $339 million, representing 52% of the group net sales. The segment’s ne…


  • DuPont Posts 2Q Results

    September 1, 2010
    DuPont’s second quarter sales were $8.6 billion, up 26% versus the prior year. This reflects 21% higher volume, 5% higher local selling prices, a 1% benefit from currency, and a 1% reduction from portfolio changes. Emerging markets sales increased…


  • SCA Announces Earnings

    September 1, 2010
    SCA reported that net sales for the six months from January to June decreased 3% from the same period a year ago to $7 billion. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs increased 12% to $54 million. Profit for the period, excluding restructur…


  • K-C Unveils Second Quarter Results

    September 1, 2010
    Kimberly-Clark reported $4.9 billion in net sales for second quarter of 2010, an increase of 2.8%. Organic sales rose 2%, driven by higher net selling prices of 2%, while sales volumes and product mix were even with year-ago levels. The combined impa…


  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    September 1, 2010
    3M has closed its second quarter withincreases in both sales and per-share earnings. Sales and per-share earnings increased 17.7% and 37.5%, respectively, versus the second quarter of 2009.Second-quarter worldwide sales totaled $6.7 billion, up 17.7…


  • P&G Reports Results

    September 1, 2010
    Procter & Gamble reported its net sales increased 3% to $78.9 billion for fiscal 2010. Organic sales, which exclude the impact of acquisitions, divestitures and foreign exchange rates, grew 3% for the fiscal year.Unit volume accelerated throughout th…


  • Suominen Corporation

    June 1, 2010
    Suominen Corp. generated net sales of $52 million in the first quarter 2010. Net sales fell by 14% compared to the first quarter of 2009. The decrease was attributed to the decline in the prices of wet wipes and in the delivery volumes of nonwovens.…


  • Lydall Posts Results

    June 1, 2010
    Lydall closed its first quarter ended March 31, 2010 with net sales of $75.6 million, compared with $54.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation, net sales increased by $19.7 million, or 36.…


  • Buckeye Announces Results

    June 1, 2010
    Buckeye Technologies has announced third quarter net income of $19.3 million compared to net income of $4.3 million in the same period last year. Third quarter earnings included net income of $4.2 million, from alternative fuel mixture credits recogn…


  • PGI Announces Sales, Earnings

    June 1, 2010
    Polymer Group Inc. announced sales results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2010. Net sales for the first quarter of 2010 were $280.6 million compared with $210 million for the first quarter of 2009. The increase was due primarily to additional…


  • Ahlstrom Posts Sales

    June 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom generated first quarter sales of $569 million compared to $485 million, an increase of 17.3% from the same period a year earlier.Net sales of the FiberComposites segment totaled $299 million, representing 52% of the group’s net sales. The…


  • DuPont’s Sales Rise

    June 1, 2010
    DuPont’s first quarter sales were $8.5 billion, up 23% versus the prior year. This reflects 19% higher volume, 2% higher local selling prices, a 3% benefit from currency and a 1% reduction from portfolio changes.Asia-Pacific sales were $1.6 billion…


  • SCA Reports Sales

    June 1, 2010
    SCA announced sales results for the period from January to March 2010. Net sales decreased 6% (excluding exchange rate effects, net sales increased by 1%) to $4 billion. Profits before tax, excluding re­structuring costs rose 16% (excluding exchange…


  • 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…