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…


  • Sales Decrease for Glatfelter

    May 11, 2015
    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…


  • Neenah Reports Q1 Results

    May 11, 2015
    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…


  • Hartmann Grows Across the Board

    May 11, 2015
    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…


  • PGI Reports Increase In First Quarter

    May 11, 2015
    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…


  • K-C Reports Lower Diaper Volumes

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • P&G reports 4% drop in net sales

    March 9, 2015
    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-…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Acquisitions boost PGI’s sales, profit

    August 20, 2014
    PGI’s net sales were $439.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared with $291.5 million for the second quarter of 2013. The increase in net sales was primarily driven by an increase in overall volumes. Net sales in Asia increased 8.8%,…