Financial

  • Lydall’s Sales Grow

    May 11, 2015
    Lydall’s net sales were $127.3 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared to $125.2 million in the first quarter of 2014. Operating income was $10.1 million, or 7.9% of net sales, compared to $7.6 million, or 6.1% of net sales, in the first…


  • Domtar Reports Q1 Earnings, Sales

    May 11, 2015
    Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $36 million for the first quarter of 2015 compared to net earnings of $71 million for the fourth quarter of 2014 and net earnings of $39 million for the first quarter of 2014. Sales for the first quarter of…


  • Sales Up for SCA as Personal Care Sales Climb 15%

    May 11, 2015
    SCA reported first quarter net sales of SEK 27,958m ($3.3 billion), a 15% increase (6% excluding exchange rate effects). Organic sales growth, excluding exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestments, was 6%. Operating profit, excluding items af…


  • Better Pricing, Product Mix Boosts Ahlstrom’s Profit

    May 11, 2015
    In the first quarter of 2015, Ahlstrom reported net sales of €271.8 million ($295.3 million), an increase of 9.1% compared to the first quarter of 2014. Operating profit excluding non-recurring items rose to €12 million ($13 million) compar…


  • Suominen Reports First Quarter Growth

    May 11, 2015
    For the first quarter of 2015, Suominen reported a 13.8% increase in net sales, which amounted to €111.9 million ($121.7 million). Operating profit, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 14.2% to €7.3 million ($7.9 million). Cash flow…


  • Freudenberg Posts Record Earnings

    May 11, 2015
    In April, Freudenberg reported its earnings in the 2014 financial year. The technology group reported record sales for the fifth year in succession on the basis of pro-rata consolidation of joint ventures, at €7,039.1 million ($7.6 billion) comp…


  • Net Sales Down for Kimberly-Clark

    May 11, 2015
    Kimberly-Clark’s first quarter 2015 net sales of $4.7 billion decreased 4% compared to the year-ago period, as changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced sales 9%. Organic sales rose 5%, including an 11% increase in developing and emerg…


  • P&G Sales Fall 8%

    May 11, 2015
    Procter & Gamble reported third quarter fiscal year 2015 core earnings per share of 92 cents. On a currency-neutral basis, core earnings per share increased 10% for the quarter. Diluted net earnings, which include all restructuring charges and im…


  • Neenah’s sales grow

    March 9, 2015
    Neenah Paper reported fourth quarter sales of $216.6 million, a 6% increase compared tp the fourth quarter of 2013. For the full year, consolidated net sales of $902.7 million increased 7% compared with the prior year, with 12% growth in Technical Pr…


  • Sales up for Duni

    March 9, 2015
    Duni’s net sales amounted to $143.7 million (SEK 1.2 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2014. Adjusted for exchange rate changes, net sales increased by 5.8%. For the full year, net sales increased to $504.2 million (SEK 4.2 billion). Adjusted f…


  • Suominen’s profits up nearly 50%

    March 9, 2015
    For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, Suominen’s net sales rose 16.6% to $118.9 million (€104.8 million). Operating profit, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 49.3% to $7 million (€6.2 million). Full year net sales…


  • Net sales up for Ahlstrom

    March 9, 2015
    Ahlstrom reported net sales of $279 million (€247 million) for the fourth quarter of 2014, up from $275 million (€243.4 million) during the same period a year prior. Operating profit/loss excluding non-recurring items was -$2 million (&euro…


  • Record Sales for Domtar’s European Personal Care Segment

    March 9, 2015
    Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $71 million for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to $281 million for the third quarter of 2014 and net earnings of $65 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. Sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 were $1…


  • Glatfelter’s Airlaid Business Drops Slightly

    March 9, 2015
    Glatfelter reported fourth quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $19.7 million compared with $15 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. On a GAAP basis, fourth quarter 2014 net income totaled $19.6 million compared with $16.5 million in the fourth quarte…


  • Sales, profits increase for SCA

    March 9, 2015
    For the full year ended December 31, 2014, SCA’s net sales rose 12% (10% excluding exchange rate effects and divestments) to $12.6 billion (SEK 104.1 billion). Organic sales growth, which excludes exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestm…