Financial


  • 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

  • Hartmann continues growth

    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…
    05.21.14

  • P&G reports flat sales

    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…
    05.21.14

  • SCA reports increased sales

    SCA reported sales rose 4% to SEK 24.2 billion ($3.6 billion) while operating profit rose 14% to SEK 2.6 billion ($396 million). According to the company, the comparison of the first quarter of 2014 with the corresponding period previous year was aff…
    05.21.14

  • Airlaid | Composite | Fibers | Wetlaid

    Glatfelter reports 12.5% sales growth

    Glatfelter reported first quarter 2014 net income of $14.6 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, and adjusted earnings of $14.1 million, or 32 cents per diluted share compared to $15.6 million, or 36 cents per diluted share, and adjusted earnings w…
    05.21.14

  • Suominen’s sales continue to rise

    Sales at Suominen have increased 2.2% from €111.7 million ($153 million) to €114.2 million ($157 million) during the first quarter, the company has announced. Profit increased 4.2% to €7 million ($9.6 million). Highlights of the quarte…
    05.21.14

  • Filtration

    Ahlstrom improves profitability

    Ahlstrom has reported an improvement in profitability during the first quarter of January 2014. Sales decreased slightly from €255 million ($350 million) to €249.2 million ($342 million) while operating profit excluding non-recurring items…
    05.21.14

  • PGI reports first quarter gains

    Nets sales for the first quarter increased 47% to $422 million at Polymer Group Inc., thanks largely to the integration of Fiberweb, a company acquired in late 2013 as well as the contribution of a new Asian line. Without the Fiberweb acquisition, s…
    05.21.14

  • Adult Incontinence

    Domtar reports results

    Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $39 million for the first quarter of 2014 compared to net earnings of $65 million for the fourth quarter of 2013 and net earnings of $45 million for the first quarter of 2013. Sales for the first quarter of…
    05.21.14

  • Wipes

    K-C reports flat sales

    Organic sales increase 5%
    10.22.13