Financial

  • Unicharm’s Sales Rise

    September 1, 2009
    Unicharm announced sales results for the period from April 2008 to March 2009. Sales rose 4.4% from the previous year to $3.6 billion. In terms of regional sales, Japan tallied $2.3 billion, Asia recorded $834 million, and Europe/Middle East accounte…


  • Japan Vilene’s Sales Down

    September 1, 2009
    Japan Vilene announced sales for fiscal 2008. For the period from April, 2008 to March 2009, sales volume dipped 14.9% compared with the previous fiscal year to $524 million. The clothing/medical materials category totaled $110 million. The industria…


  • Winner Medical Announces Results

    September 1, 2009
    Winner Medical Group has trotted out results of operations for the third quarter ended June 30, 2009. Total net sales revenue increased by 5.56% compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2008 to $24.36 million. Profitability climbed 20.12% over the thi…


  • Profits Up At Fiberweb

    September 1, 2009
    Fiberweb announced sales and earnings information for the January-June 2009 period. The company recorded a 17% volume decline with pressure on industrial and airlaid segments mitigated by defensive consumer fabrics performance. Fiberweb saw a revenu…


  • Hartmann Breaks Out Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    Hartmann continued its pattern of growth in the first six months of 2009, reaching sales of €759 million, an increase of 11.9%. With sales growth of 14%, its three medical core segments Wound Management, Incontinence Management and Infection Manage…


  • Suominen Rolls Out 2Q Results

    September 1, 2009
    Suominen has unveiled second quarter 2009 sales and earnings information. During the April-June period, Suominen logged net sales of €43.4 million. Operating profit was €1.6 million.Net sales for the first two quarters tallied €90.3 million. O…


  • Ahlstrom Records 2Q Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    The weakening of sales of most of Ahlstrom’s products stabilized during the second quarter and sales of certain products revived.Ahlstrom Corporation generated second quarter 2009 net sales of €398.9 million, a 14.4% decline compared to €465.9…


  • DuPont Posts 2Q Results

    September 1, 2009
    DuPont’s second quarter net income reached $417 million compared to $1.078 billion in the prior year. The decline in net income was attributed to significantly lower sales volume, current quarter restructuring charges and adverse currency impact. C…


  • Lydall Rolls Out Second Quarter Results

    September 1, 2009
    Lydall has closed its second quarter with declines in both sales and earnings. Net sales for the second quarter of 2009 were $56 million, compared with $84 million for the same period in 2008. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation, net…


  • Buckeye Nonwovens Trots Out Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has announced fourth quarter net income of $46.5 million. Fourth quarter earnings included net income of $39.6 million, from alternative fuel mixture credits for the period from February 12 to June 30. Net sales were $177 mi…


  • P&G Announces Sales, Earnings results

    September 1, 2009
    Procter & Gamble reported its net sales decreased 3% to $79 billion for fiscal 2009, driven by unfavorable foreign exchange impacts of 4% as the U.S. dollar strengthened against key foreign currencies. Organic sales increased 2%, primarily due to pri…


  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    3M has closed its second quarter with declines in both sales and per-share earnings. Sales and per-share earnings dropped 15.1% and 15.8% year-on-year, respectively. On a sequential basis, sales and per-share earnings increased 12.4% and 51.4%, respe…


  • K-C Unveils Second Quarter Results

    September 1, 2009
    Personal care products giant Kimberly-Clark reported $4.7 billion in net sales for the second quarter of 2009, a drop of 5.6%. The effect of weaker foreign currency exchange rates more than offset organic sales growth of nearly 3%. The growth in orga…


  • Buckeye Nonwovens Sales Hold Steady

    June 1, 2009
    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has announced sales and earnings for the January–March 2009 quarter. The company’s results reflect reduced demand and associated production downtime in the Specialty Fibers segment resulting from the global economic down…


  • Ahlstrom Announces Sales, Earnings Results

    June 1, 2009
    Ahlstrom Corporation has unveiled first quarter 2009 sales and earnings information. During the January-March period, a strong decline in the demand for most of Ahlstrom’s products, which became evident toward the end of 2008, continued. Group net…