Financial

  • Sales, profits increase for SCA

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Glatfelter’s Airlaid Business Drops Slightly

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Record Sales for Domtar’s European Personal Care Segment

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Net sales up for Ahlstrom

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Suominen’s profits up nearly 50%

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Sales up for Duni

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Neenah’s sales grow

    March 9, 2015
    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…


  • Acquisitions boost PGI’s sales, profit

    August 20, 2014
    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%,…


  • K-C’s sale rise slightly

    August 20, 2014
    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…


  • Dresden acquisition pumps Glatfelter’s 2Q sales

    August 20, 2014
    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…


  • Ahlstrom’s sales shrink, but profit is up

    August 20, 2014
    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…


  • Indorama Ventures sees strong first half growth

    August 20, 2014
    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…


  • Ontex reports quarter growth

    May 21, 2014
    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…


  • Hartmann continues growth

    May 21, 2014
    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…


  • P&G reports flat sales

    May 21, 2014
    Procter & Gamble reported its January-March sales were unchanged at $20.6 billion including a negative three percentage point impact from foreign exchange. Organic sales grew 3%, registering even or above year-ago levels in each reporting segment…