Financial

  • 3M Trots Out Results

    January 1, 2010
    3M’s fourth quarter worldwide sales were $6.1 billion, up 11.1% compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. Local-currency sales including acquisitions increased 6.4% and foreign exchange added 4.8% to sales growth in the quarter. All six of the compan…


  • Winner Medical Reports 4Q Results

    January 1, 2010
    Shenzhen, China-based Winner Medical Group Inc.’s fourth quarter sales were $27.7 million, an increase of 9.7% from the fourth quarter last year. Net income rose 84.4% over the fourth quarter 2008 to $3 million. Gross profit reached $8.4 million, a…


  • K-C Unveils Fourth Quarter Results

    January 1, 2010
    Personal care products powerhouse Kimberly-Clark reported $5 billion in net sales for the fourth quarter of 2009, a hike of 8.4%. Organic sales rose nearly 3%, driven by higher sales volumes of about 2% and increased net selling prices of approximate…


  • Buckeye Rolls Out 2Q FY 2010 Results

    January 1, 2010
    Buckeye Technologies announced second quarter net income of $46.3 million. Second quarter earnings included net income of $37.5 million, from alternative fuel mixture credits earned during the quarter.Net sales were $183 million for the second quarte…


  • SCA Unveils Sales Figures

    January 1, 2010
    SCA reported that net sales for 2009 were $15 billion. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs, was $1.1 billion. Net sales in the fourth quarter 2009 decreased 2% to $3.7 billion.In the personal care segment, net sales rose 2% in the fourth…


  • Hartmann Group’s Sales Up

    December 1, 2009
    The Hartmann Group increased its sales revenues by 12.5% to $1.7 million in the first nine months of 2009. In the three medical core segments Wound Management, Incontinence Management and Infection Management, Hartmann recorded sales growth of 15.2%…


  • Buckeye Releases Sales Results

    December 1, 2009
    Buckeye Technologies’ first quarter net income reached $39.2 million.Net sales were $177 million for the first quarter of 2010 compared to a record $221 million in the first quarter of 2009. First quarter earnings included net income of $35.1 milli…


  • Lydall’s 3Q Sales Tumble

    December 1, 2009
    Net sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 were $66.1 million compared to $71.1 million for the same period in 2008 for Lydall. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation, net sales decreased by $3.9 million, or 5.5%, in the third quart…


  • 3M Reports Sales, Earnings

    December 1, 2009
    3M has closed its third quarter with a decline in sales and per-share earnings. Sales and per-share earnings declined 5.6% and 4.3% year-on-year, respectively. On a sequential basis, sales and per-share earnings increased 8.3% and 20.5%, respectively…


  • DuPont Posts 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    DuPont’s total company sales for the third quarter 2009 were $6 billion, with sales in emerging markets rebounding from significantly lower levels in the first and second quarters.DuPont’s third quarter 2009 consolidated net sales were $6 billion…


  • Suominen Releases Sales

    December 1, 2009
    Suominen has released its third quarter results for 2009. The company generated net sales of $66 million in the third quarter. Operating profit was $1.5 million. Net sales for the nine-month period totaled $200 million, a decline of 18% compared to t…


  • K-C Announces 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    Kimberly-Clark’s third quarter net sales decreased 1.7% to $4.9 billion, as the effect of weaker foreign currency exchange rates more than offset organic sales growth of about 3%. The growth in organic sales was driven by higher net selling prices,…


  • Ahlstrom Announces Sales, Earnings

    December 1, 2009
    Ahlstrom Corp., a leader in high performance fiber-based materials has reported third quarter results. During the July-September 2009 period, net sales reached $597 million. Quarterly profit before taxes was $11 million.Net sales for the first three…


  • SCA Posts Results

    December 1, 2009
    SCA reported that net sales for the nine months from January to September rose 1% from the same period a year ago to $12 billion. Profit before tax, excluding restructuring costs was $841 million. Profit for the period, excluding restructuring costs…


  • P&G Posts 3Q Results

    December 1, 2009
    Procter & Gamble reported net sales of $19.8 billion for the July-September quarter, a decrease of 6% that was primarily due to unfavorable foreign exchange impacts as the U.S. dollar remained above prior year levels. Organic sales, which exclude th…