• Filtration

    Ahlstrom improves profitability

    Ahlstrom has reported an improvement in profitability during the first quarter of January 2014. Sales decreased slightly from €255 million ($350 million) to €249.2 million ($342 million) while operating profit excluding non-recurring items…

  • PGI reports first quarter gains

    Nets sales for the first quarter increased 47% to $422 million at Polymer Group Inc., thanks largely to the integration of Fiberweb, a company acquired in late 2013 as well as the contribution of a new Asian line. Without the Fiberweb acquisition, s…

  • Adult Incontinence

    Domtar reports results

    Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $39 million for the first quarter of 2014 compared to net earnings of $65 million for the fourth quarter of 2013 and net earnings of $45 million for the first quarter of 2013. Sales for the first quarter of…

  • Wipes

    K-C reports flat sales

    Organic sales increase 5%

  • P&G reports sales decrease

    Procter & Gamble reported its first quarter sales were $20.7 billion, a 4% decrease compared to the prior year period. These results include a negative 6% impact from foreign exchange. The company continued to deliver broad-based organized sales…

  • Wipes

    K-C reports 3Q results

    Kimberly-Clark reported third quarter net sales declined 3% to $5.2 billion while net income per share increased to $1.30 from $1.09. Organic sales increased 3% thanks to a good performance by K-C International as well as success in several new produ…

  • PGI posts volume increase

    Polymer Group Inc. reported a 3.9% increase in sales volumes during the third quarter due largely to new capacity in the Americas and Asia combined with increased demand in healthcare and certain industrial markets. Lower sales prices, however, added…

  • Construction

    Schouw & Co. sales and profit increase

    Schouw & Co., parent to Fibertex Nonwovens and Fibertex Personal Care, reported sales increased 3% to DKK3.8 billion ($647 million) while profits before tax improved to DKK357 million. “In the third quarter, we succeeded in retaining the v…

  • Suominen posts best quarter results

    Suominen Corporation generated net sales of €121.8 million ($154 million) in the third quarter making it the year’s strongest quarter. Operating profit before non-recurring items was €6.7 million ($8.5 million). This quarter was the m…

  • Fibers | Filtration

    Buckeye reports decline

    Buckeye Technologies reported sales decreased 15% to $197 million during the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Much of this decrease was attributed to sales lost from the June steam drum failure at its Foley, SC site as well as a sale of the Merfin Syste…

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers

    Glatfelter reports strength in specialty papers

    Glatfelter reported a 2.9% decrease in sales to $404,4 million during the third quarter of 2012. “Our third quarter results reflect solid performance from our Specialty Papers business which delivered top-line growth, again outperforming the br…

  • Adult Incontinence | Feminine Hygiene

    SCA reports results

    SCA’s sales increased 3% to SEK61.963, or $9.1 billion while operating profit rose 11% to SEK6,224 million ($922 million) during the first nine months of 2012. According to CEO Jan Johannsen, the acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s tissue bu…

  • Providencia sales up on new lines

    Sales volumes hit 26,100 tons in the third quarter of 2012 at Companhia Providencia, an increase of 14.6% compared to last year. The increase was attributed to the company’s first U.S. production line reaching full capacity as well as beginning…

  • Fibers

    IVL casts optimism for 2013

    EBITDA in Q3 rises 17% over Q2 2012.

  • Ahlstrom revises its outlook for 2012 net sales and operating profit

    Demand has been reduced due to the continued slowdown especially in the economies in Europe.

  • PGI sales grow nearly 10% in second quarter

    Higher volume growth in all regions drives top line results.

  • Companhia Providência reports sales increases

    Net revenue rises on stronger sales volumes.

  • Adult Incontinence | Airlaid

    Buckeye reports record sales, earnings

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

  • Filtration

    Ahlstrom reports sales fluctuations for second quarter

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

  • Wipes

    K-C reports organic sales growth in second quarter

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