Financial


  • 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

  • North America

    Record Sales for Domtar’s European Personal Care Segment

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Filtration | Western Europe

    Net sales up for Ahlstrom

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Construction | Western Europe

    Suominen’s profits up nearly 50%

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Western Europe

    Sales up for Duni

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Filtration | North America

    Neenah’s sales grow

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Wipes

    Acquisitions boost PGI’s sales, profit

    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%,…
    08.20.14

  • Wipes

    K-C’s sale rise slightly

    Across its four business segments—personal care, consumer tissue, K-C Professional and health care—Kimberly-Clark reported sales of $5.3 billion in the second quarter of 2014, which was up just 1 percent compared to the year-ago period. A…
    08.20.14

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers

    Dresden acquisition pumps Glatfelter’s 2Q sales

    Glatfelter’s three business segments—composite fibers, advanced airlay materials and specialty paper—reported sales of $445.3 million in the second quarter of 2014, a 4.5 percent increase compared with $426 million in the second qua…
    08.20.14

  • Construction | Filtration

    Ahlstrom’s sales shrink, but profit is up

    Ahlstrom’s sales dropped in the second quarter 4.5 percent to €253 million ($338mn), down from €265 million ($354mn) in the same period last year. However operating profit grew to €9.6 million ($12.8mn) from €6.4 million ($8…
    08.20.14

  • Fibers

    Indorama Ventures sees strong first half growth

    Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), the world’s leading vertically integrated polyester value chain producer, saw total revenues of THB 125.7 billion ($3.9 billion) in the first half of 2014, an impressive 12% rise over the same per…
    08.20.14

  • Western Europe

    Ontex reports quarter growth

    Private label diaper market has reported its first quarter results during which the Belgium-based company has continued to demonstrate a strong performanceand continued growth. Sales increased 17.4% to €400.2 million ($619 million) during the qu…
    05.21.14

  • Hartmann continues growth

    The Hartmann Group continued its profitable growth in the first quarter of 2014, despite the strong price pressures from customers and the depreciation of many currencies against the euro. The Heidenheim-based medical device manufacturer increased wo…
    05.21.14