Financial


  • Adult Incontinence | Diaper, Baby | Feminine Hygiene | Wipes

    Kimberly-Clark Q2 Sales Down

    Personal care sales fall 6%.
    07.29.15

  • Western Europe | Wetlaid

    Suominen Posts Strong Second Quarter Earnings

    Sales up 19% for Finnish nonwovens producer.
    07.29.15

  • Adult Incontinence | Diaper, Baby | Feminine Hygiene | India | Western Europe

    SCA Sales Continue to Climb

    Overall sales up 13%, personal care sales up 12%.
    07.29.15

  • Pegas Posts First Quarter Earnings

    EBITDA up 3% year over year, amounting to €12.6 million.
    05.28.15

  • Adult Incontinence

    P&G Sales Fall 8%

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Wipes

    Net Sales Down for Kimberly-Clark

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Filtration

    Freudenberg Posts Record Earnings

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Wetlaid | Wipes

    Suominen Reports First Quarter Growth

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Filtration

    Better Pricing, Product Mix Boosts Ahlstrom’s Profit

    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…
    05.11.15

  • India | Western Europe

    Sales Up for SCA as Personal Care Sales Climb 15%

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Adult Incontinence

    Domtar Reports Q1 Earnings, Sales

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Fibers | Filtration

    Lydall’s Sales Grow

    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…
    05.11.15

  • Airlaid

    Sales Decrease for Glatfelter

    Glatfelter reported first quarter 2015 net income of $13.9 million and adjusted earnings of $13.4 million, compared to a net income of $14.6 million and adjusted earnings of $14.1 million for the first quarter of 2014. Consolidated net sales total…
    05.11.15

  • Filtration

    Neenah Reports Q1 Results

    Neenah  Paper, Inc., reported consolidated net sales of $228.2 million in the first quarter of 2015, which was up 1% compared to the first quarter of 2014. Growth resulted from volume gains in Technical Products, including the July 2014 filtrati…
    05.11.15

  • Hartmann Grows Across the Board

    Global sales revenues of the Hartmann Group rose by 5.7% to €475.6 million ($530.8 million) in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the previous year. The organic growth, excluding exchange-rate and acquisition effects, was 5.1%. In the Woun…
    05.11.15

  • PGI Reports Increase In First Quarter

    PGI’s net sales increased $38.6 million, or 9.1%, to $461.2 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared with $422.6 million in the first quarter of 2014. Providencia contributed $78.4 million in incremental growth. Net sales decreas…
    05.11.15

  • North America | Wipes

    K-C Reports Lower Diaper Volumes

    Kimberly-Clark released its year-end 2014 results and 2015 outlook. For the full year, sales of $19.7 billion increased 1% compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4%, with volumes and net selling prices each up 2%. Within K-C’s per…
    03.09.15

  • North America

    P&G reports 4% drop in net sales

    Procter & Gamble reported second quarter fiscal year 2015 core earnings per share of $1.06 versus $1.15 the prior year. On a currency-neutral basis, core earnings per share increased 6%. Diluted net earnings per share were 82 cents including non-…
    03.09.15

  • Western Europe

    Sales, profits increase for SCA

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers | North America

    Glatfelter’s Airlaid Business Drops Slightly

    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…
    03.09.15