Financial

  • Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    March 6, 2012
    Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb is investing in a new production line for PET spunlaid nonwovens. Construction will start in 2013. The new production line for spunlaid nonwovens in Tayuan will mainly serve the markets for carpet tiles, automotive int…


  • Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    Kotex hits billion dollar mark

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex brand crossed the billion-dollar global net sales mark in 2011, following two consecutive years of significant growth in the feminine care category. With this milestone, the Kotex brand enters the top tier of consumer pac…


  • Domtar buys Attends EU business

    March 6, 2012
    Domtar has signed an agreement to buy privately-held Attends Healthcare Limited, a European supplier of adult incontinence products in Europe, from Rutland Partners for $235 million. In August, Domtar bought the North American arm of Attends from KPS…


  • Aplix acquires share in Parafix

    March 6, 2012
    Aplix S.A. (France) has acquired a majority share in Parafix Ltda. (Brazil). Aplix, a leading global fastening system company with operations in Europe, North America and Asia has partnered with Parafix to expand its sales in Latin America where it h…


  • P&G says sales are up

    March 6, 2012
    Procter & Gamble reported 4% sales growth for the October-December quarter when sales reached $22.1 billion. Growth was driven by higher volumes and pricing actions, partially offset by a favorable geographic product mix. All six business segment…


  • K-C sales up 2%

    March 6, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark reported sales grew 2% to reach $5.2 billion in 2011. Among the highlights was a 7% increase in international sales. “We delivered solid improvements in organic sales, adjusted operating profit margins and adjusted earnings per s…


  • Freudenberg invests in Taiwan

    February 21, 2012
    Third spunlaid line planned.


  • Aplix acquires stake in Parafix

    February 14, 2012
    Partnership will help expand role in Latin America.


  • P&G sales grow

    December 2, 2011
    Procter & Gable reported sales grew 9% to $21.9 billion in the July-September quarter.


  • K-C reports record sales

    December 2, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark 's third quarter sales hit an all-time record of $5.4 billion after increasing 8%, the company reports.


  • SCA sales decrease slightly

    December 2, 2011
    Net sales decreased 1% to SEK79001 million for the January-September period at SCA while operating profits decreased 5% to SEK6697 million.


  • Ahlstrom reports sales decrease

    December 2, 2011
    Ahlstrom reported a decline in demand during the first nine months of 2011.


  • Suominen grows sales

    December 2, 2011
    During the first nine months of 2011, Suominen's net sales grew while its operating profit declines.


  • U.S. line benefits Providencia's results

    December 2, 2011
    Companhia Providencia reported its sales volumes were 22,700 tons during the third quarter, reflecting a 15.3% increase from the prior year.


  • Fiberweb issues results

    December 2, 2011
    Nonwovens producer Fiberweb has reported year-to-date sales growth of around 2%, despite weaker-than-expected demand.