Financial


  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    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…
    09.01.10

  • Wipes

    K-C Unveils Second Quarter Results

    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…
    09.01.10

  • SCA Announces Earnings

    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…
    09.01.10

  • Electronics

    DuPont Posts 2Q Results

    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…
    09.01.10

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    Ahlstrom Records 2Q Earnings

    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…
    09.01.10

  • Profits Up At Fiberweb

    Fiberweb announced sales and earnings information for the January-June 2010 period. The company recorded a 9% increase in industrial volumes and a 4% increase in hygiene volumes.Fiberweb saw a revenue increase of 9% to $369 million, compared to a 5%…
    09.01.10

  • Buckeye Reports Earnings

    Buckeye Technologies reported fourth quarter net income of $9.7 million. Net sales were $205 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, up 16% versus net sales of $177 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009.For fiscal year 2010, net sales w…
    09.01.10

  • Wipes

    Suominen Breaks Out 2Q Results

    Suominen has unveiled second quarter 2010 sales and earnings information. During the January-June period, Suominen’s net sales were $57 million. Profit before taxes was negative $3 million, and profit after taxes was negative $2 million.Suominen’…
    09.01.10

  • Filtration

    Lydall’s Sales Rise

    Lydall, Inc. announced sales results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010.Net sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 were $82.9 million compared to $56 million the same period in 2009. Excluding the negative impact of f…
    09.01.10

  • Hartmann Continues Growth

    Hartmann continued its pattern of growth in the first six months of 2010, reaching sales of $1 billion, an increase of 4.9%. With sales growth of 5.2%, its three medical core segments, Wound Management, Incontinence Management and Infection Managemen…
    09.01.10

  • Companhia Providencia Posts Revenue

    Companhia Providencia’s second quarter net revenue was $66 million, an increase of 22.9% compared with the same period last year, largely due to the increase in the volume of sales, realigned prices and the currency translation effect.Accumulated n…
    09.01.10

  • Wipes

    K-C Unveils First Quarter Results

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Western Europe

    P&G Announces Results

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Electronics

    3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    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…
    06.01.10

  • SCA Reports Sales

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Construction | Electronics

    DuPont’s Sales Rise

    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…
    06.01.10

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    Ahlstrom Posts Sales

    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…
    06.01.10

  • PGI Announces Sales, Earnings

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Fibers

    Buckeye Announces Results

    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…
    06.01.10

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    Lydall Posts Results

    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.…
    06.01.10