Financial

  • Ahlstrom Records 2Q Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    The weakening of sales of most of Ahlstrom’s products stabilized during the second quarter and sales of certain products revived.Ahlstrom Corporation generated second quarter 2009 net sales of €398.9 million, a 14.4% decline compared to €465.9…


  • Suominen Rolls Out 2Q Results

    September 1, 2009
    Suominen has unveiled second quarter 2009 sales and earnings information. During the April-June period, Suominen logged net sales of €43.4 million. Operating profit was €1.6 million.Net sales for the first two quarters tallied €90.3 million. O…


  • Hartmann Breaks Out Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    Hartmann continued its pattern of growth in the first six months of 2009, reaching sales of €759 million, an increase of 11.9%. With sales growth of 14%, its three medical core segments Wound Management, Incontinence Management and Infection Manage…


  • Profits Up At Fiberweb

    September 1, 2009
    Fiberweb announced sales and earnings information for the January-June 2009 period. The company recorded a 17% volume decline with pressure on industrial and airlaid segments mitigated by defensive consumer fabrics performance. Fiberweb saw a revenu…


  • Winner Medical Announces Results

    September 1, 2009
    Winner Medical Group has trotted out results of operations for the third quarter ended June 30, 2009. Total net sales revenue increased by 5.56% compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2008 to $24.36 million. Profitability climbed 20.12% over the thi…


  • Japan Vilene’s Sales Down

    September 1, 2009
    Japan Vilene announced sales for fiscal 2008. For the period from April, 2008 to March 2009, sales volume dipped 14.9% compared with the previous fiscal year to $524 million. The clothing/medical materials category totaled $110 million. The industria…


  • Unicharm’s Sales Rise

    September 1, 2009
    Unicharm announced sales results for the period from April 2008 to March 2009. Sales rose 4.4% from the previous year to $3.6 billion. In terms of regional sales, Japan tallied $2.3 billion, Asia recorded $834 million, and Europe/Middle East accounte…


  • SCA Trots Out earnings

    September 1, 2009
    SCA reported that net sales for the six months from January to June rose 3% from the same period a year ago to $7.8 million. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs was $486,346. Profit for the period, excluding restructuring costs was $359.…


  • Tredegar Unleashes 2Q Results

    September 1, 2009
    Tredegar Corp. reported second-quarter net income of $6.5 million compared to $8.9 million in the second quarter of 2008. Earnings in the second quarter totaled $8.5 million versus $9.6 million last year. Second-quarter sales decreased to $158.1 mill…


  • PGI Announces Sales, Earnings

    September 1, 2009
    Polymer Group Inc. announced results for the second quarter and six-months ended July 4, 2009. Underlying profitability from continuing operations for the first six months continued to show improvement over the prior year despite lower sales volumes,…


  • Organic Sales Up, Profits Down at P&G

    June 1, 2009
    P&G has closed its third quarter with declines in both sales and earnings despite a 1% increase in organic sales. The slight increase in organic sales reflects a 6% net benefit from pricing and mix, which offset lower volumes. During the quarter, sal…


  • K-C Unveils First Quarter Results

    June 1, 2009
    Personal care product giant Kimberly-Clark reported $4.5 billion in net sales for the first quarter of 2009, a drop of 6.6%. The company said the effect of weaker foreign currency exchange rates more than offset organic sales growth of 3%-plus. The g…


  • 3M Posts Q1 Earnings

    June 1, 2009
    3M recently reported first-quarter financial results. Sales reached $5.1 billion, a decrease of 21.3% from the first quarter of 2008. Net income was $518 million versus $1 billion in the corresponding period last year.Local-currency sales including a…


  • Suominen Sees Drop In Sales

    June 1, 2009
    Suominen Corporation generated net sales of €46.9 million in the first quarter. down 14% from €54.5 during the year-ago first quarter. Operating profit was €3.6 million, up from -€0.1 million in the same quarter of 2008. The company attribute…


  • Profits Up At PGI

    June 1, 2009
    Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) has an­nounced the results of operations for the first quarter ended April 4, 2009. Sales of $227.2 million for the first quarter were 17% lower than the prior year due primarily to a reduction in industrial sales volumes c…