Financial

  • Ahlstrom reports sales fluctuations for second quarter

    August 10, 2012
    Company launched new products for air filtration applications in automotive and heavy duty vehicle industries.


  • Buckeye reports record sales, earnings

    August 10, 2012
    Higher selling prices offset $10 million sales reduction due to divestiture of King converting business and lower shipment volumes.


  • Suominen sales continue upward track

    August 8, 2012
    Decrease in net sales was affected by a decline in volumes and reduced sales prices in Europe.


  • SCA reports 4% growth in hygiene sales

    August 8, 2012
    Company completes acquisition of Georgia-Pacific's European tissue operations.


  • P&G sees 3% broad-based organic sales growth

    August 8, 2012
    Baby Care and Family Care net sales increased 1% to $4.1 billion for the second quarter.


  • Glatfelter’s adjusted earnings per share increase 71%

    August 8, 2012
    Consolidated net sales decrease 3.3% in second quarter.


  • K-C reports organic sales growth in second quarter

    August 8, 2012
    Operating profit was $754 million in the second quarter of 2012, up 21% from $625 million in 2011.


  • Providencia reports boost in sales

    June 6, 2012
    Companhia Providencia has reported that sales volumes reached 23,100 tons in the first quarter, representing a growth of 15.5% in volume. At the same time, sales increased 21% to R$139.4 million and profits increased nearly 19% to R$42.9 million.…


  • Suominen sales jump on wipes purchase

    June 6, 2012
    Including the spunlace business recently acquired from Ahlstrom for the first time, Suominen reported a significant increase in total sales for the first period of 2012. The acquisition doubled the reported net sales but the comparable pro-forma sale…


  • Fiberweb issues trading statement

    June 6, 2012
    Fiberweb reports that like-for-like trading volumes are ahead by 3.5% for the January 1-May 1 period of 2012. Stronger volumes in civil engineering accessories and a pick-up in US construction have returned the geosynthetics division to profit and co…


  • PGI reveals 1Q sales increase on higher hygiene volumes

    June 6, 2012
    Nonwovens producer Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) reported net sales were $295.2 million compared to $291.9 million during the first quarter. The increase reflected higher volumes in the US hygiene market as well as a better performance in Latin America a…


  • Buckeye sales down

    June 6, 2012
    Airlaid producer Buckeye Technologies announced a third quarter adjusted net income of $27 million, which excludes after-tax restructuring and asset impairment charges of $0.8 miilion related to the closure of the cotton linter pulp production line i…


  • SCA: Sales up slightly

    June 6, 2012
    Net sales increased by 1% to reach €19 million at Swedish hygiene company SCA. Operating profit increased 4%. These results do not include the company’s packaging operation, which is in the process of being divested. According to CEO Jan…


  • P&G details 1Q growth

    June 6, 2012
    Procter & Gamble has reported sales grew 2% to $20.2 billion during the January-March quarter. “We delivered broad-based organic sales growth, with all of our business segments growing, in a difficult macroeconomic and competitive environm…


  • K-C reports 4% sales increase

    June 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported first quarter 2012 results and reconfirmed its previous guidance for full-year 2012 adjusted earnings per share. First quarter 2012 net sales increased 4% to reach $5.2 billion while organic sales increased 6%. &l…