Financial

  • Fiberweb issues results

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


  • Glatfelter sales jump

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


  • 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.


  • 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%.


  • 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.


  • P&G posts profits, lowers forecast

    August 31, 2011
    Procter & Gamble (P&G) said that profits in the April-June period jumped 15%, but it also gave a disappointing forecast for the current quarter.


  • Kimberly-Clark tops Q2 estimates

    August 31, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark (K-C) reports its second quarter adjusted EPS of $1.18, is ahead of consensus estimates of $1.15 per share.


  • Ahlstrom cuts outlook as it divests wipes unit

    August 31, 2011
    Finnish fiber and specialty paper company Ahlstrom Corporation cut its full-year guidance as it announced the divestment of its wiping fabrics business, Home & Personal, which will be sold to Finnish company Suominen Corporation for about €170 million.


  • Buckeye reports record fiscal 2011

    August 31, 2011
    Buckeye Technologies Inc., the Memphis-based manufacturer of specialty fibers and nonwovens, set sales and earnings records for its fiscal year 2011.


  • SCA 2Q sales rise 5%

    August 31, 2011
    SCA's net sales for the second quarter rose 5% and operating profit rose 2%, compared with the first quarter of 2011.


  • 3M sales rise 14% to a record $7.7 billion

    August 31, 2011
    3M reported record second-quarter sales of $7.7 billion, up 14.1% year-on-year.


  • Lydall reports strong 2Q

    August 31, 2011
    Lydall reported second quarter 2011 net sales of $98.8 million, reflecting an increase of $21.8 million, or 28.2%, compared to the second quarter of 2010.


  • DuPont profits, raises 2011 forecast

    August 31, 2011
    DuPont's quarterly profit beat expectations on strong sales of seeds, titanium dioxide pigment for paint, and Kevlar bulletproof vests, sending shares up as much as 2.6%.


  • Fiberweb profit falls amid rising costs

    August 31, 2011
    Britain's Fiberweb Plc posted a lower first-half profit, hurt by sharply increasing raw material prices, but the nonwoven fabrics maker said it expects full-year performance to be slightly ahead of last year.


  • K-C Reports Q2 Details

    July 25, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark has reported details of its second quarter 2008 results.