Financial


  • Fibers | Filtration

    Lydall’s Sales Grow

    Lydall’s net sales were $127.3 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared to $125.2 million in the first quarter of 2014. Operating income was $10.1 million, or 7.9% of net sales, compared to $7.6 million, or 6.1% of net sales, in the first…
    05.11.15

  • Airlaid

    Sales Decrease for Glatfelter

    Glatfelter reported first quarter 2015 net income of $13.9 million and adjusted earnings of $13.4 million, compared to a net income of $14.6 million and adjusted earnings of $14.1 million for the first quarter of 2014. Consolidated net sales total…
    05.11.15

  • Filtration

    Neenah Reports Q1 Results

    Neenah  Paper, Inc., reported consolidated net sales of $228.2 million in the first quarter of 2015, which was up 1% compared to the first quarter of 2014. Growth resulted from volume gains in Technical Products, including the July 2014 filtrati…
    05.11.15

  • Hartmann Grows Across the Board

    Global sales revenues of the Hartmann Group rose by 5.7% to €475.6 million ($530.8 million) in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the previous year. The organic growth, excluding exchange-rate and acquisition effects, was 5.1%. In the Woun…
    05.11.15

  • PGI Reports Increase In First Quarter

    PGI’s net sales increased $38.6 million, or 9.1%, to $461.2 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared with $422.6 million in the first quarter of 2014. Providencia contributed $78.4 million in incremental growth. Net sales decreas…
    05.11.15

  • North America | Wipes

    K-C Reports Lower Diaper Volumes

    Kimberly-Clark released its year-end 2014 results and 2015 outlook. For the full year, sales of $19.7 billion increased 1% compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4%, with volumes and net selling prices each up 2%. Within K-C’s per…
    03.09.15

  • North America

    P&G reports 4% drop in net sales

    Procter & Gamble reported second quarter fiscal year 2015 core earnings per share of $1.06 versus $1.15 the prior year. On a currency-neutral basis, core earnings per share increased 6%. Diluted net earnings per share were 82 cents including non-…
    03.09.15

  • Western Europe

    Sales, profits increase for SCA

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers | North America

    Glatfelter’s Airlaid Business Drops Slightly

    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…
    03.09.15

  • North America

    Record Sales for Domtar’s European Personal Care Segment

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Filtration | Western Europe

    Net sales up for Ahlstrom

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Construction | Western Europe

    Suominen’s profits up nearly 50%

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Western Europe

    Sales up for Duni

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Filtration | North America

    Neenah’s sales grow

    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…
    03.09.15

  • Wipes

    Acquisitions boost PGI’s sales, profit

    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%,…
    08.20.14

  • Wipes

    K-C’s sale rise slightly

    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…
    08.20.14

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers

    Dresden acquisition pumps Glatfelter’s 2Q sales

    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…
    08.20.14

  • Construction | Filtration

    Ahlstrom’s sales shrink, but profit is up

    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…
    08.20.14

  • Fibers

    Indorama Ventures sees strong first half growth

    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…
    08.20.14

  • Western Europe

    Ontex reports quarter growth

    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…
    05.21.14