Financial

  • Duni reports year end sales

    March 6, 2012
    Net sales in Sweden-based Duni’s tissue business area, which includes its airlaid operation were $64 million (SEK428 million) in 2011 compared to $75 million (SEK499) million for the prior year. The decrease was largely blamed on weaker demand…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.


  • Pegas releases 3Q results

    December 2, 2011
    Pegas Nonwovens reported sales increased 7.9% to €43.7 million during the third quarter, driven largely by growth in polymer prices.


  • Lydall sales increased significantly

    December 2, 2011
    Lydall reported net sales increased 20.6% during the third quarter, due largely to gains in the Thermal/Acoustical segment, which increased 33.5%.


  • Buckeye nonwovens sales down slightly

    December 2, 2011
    Buckeye's nonwovens sales decreased to $64.6 million during the first quarter compared to $68 million the year before while operating income split in half, decreasing from $4.6 million to $2.3 million.


  • Glatfelter sales jump

    December 2, 2011
    Glatfelter reported that sales jumped 10% to reach a record $416.5 million in the third quarter.


  • Fiberweb issues results

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