Financial

  • 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…


  • SCA Posts Results

    December 1, 2009
    SCA reported that net sales for the nine months from January to September rose 1% from the same period a year ago to $12 billion. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs was $841 million. Profit for the period, excluding restructuring costs…


  • Ahlstrom Announces Sales, Earnings

    December 1, 2009
    Ahlstrom Corp., a leader in high performance fiber-based materials has reported third quarter results. During the July-September 2009 period, net sales reached $597 million. Quarterly profit before taxes was $11 million.Net sales for the first three…


  • K-C Announces 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    Kimberly-Clark’s third quarter net sales decreased 1.7% to $4.9 billion, as the effect of weaker foreign currency exchange rates more than offset organic sales growth of about 3%. The growth in organic sales was driven by higher net selling prices,…


  • Suominen Releases Sales

    December 1, 2009
    Suominen has released its third quarter results for 2009. The company generated net sales of $66 million in the third quarter. Operating profit was $1.5 million. Net sales for the nine-month period totaled $200 million, a decline of 18% compared to t…


  • DuPont Posts 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    DuPont’s total company sales for the third quarter 2009 were $6 billion, with sales in emerging markets rebounding from significantly lower levels in the first and second quarters.DuPont’s third quarter 2009 consolidated net sales were $6 billion…


  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    December 1, 2009
    3M has closed its third quarter with a decline in sales and per-share earnings. Sales and per-share earnings declined 5.6% and 4.3% year-on-year, respectively. On a sequential basis, sales and per-share earnings increased 8.3% and 20.5%, respectively…


  • Lydall’s 3Q Sales Tumble

    December 1, 2009
    Net sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 were $66.1 million compared to $71.1 million for the same period in 2008 for Lydall. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation, net sales decreased by $3.9 million, or 5.5%, in the third quart…