Financial

  • Ahlstrom sales down on spunlace divestment

    March 6, 2012
    Ahlstrom’s sales for the third quarter of 2011 were €371.1 million compared to 416.8 million the prior year. The decline is mostly attributable to the divestment of the company’s Home and Personal Care business area to Suominen in la…


  • Buckeye sales up 8%; nonwovens sales down

    March 6, 2012
    Buckeye Technologies reported second quarter sales were up 8% to $227 million thanks to higher selling prices and increased specialty wood fibers shipments. Nonwovens shipment volume was down 10% due to seasonal weakness in Europe and lower North Ame…


  • Providencia sales volumes up

    March 6, 2012
    Sales volume grew 11.7% to 87,700 tons in the fourth quarter for Companhia Providencia. Sales reached R$526.6 million$307 million for the year, up 16.2% more than 2010, due to an increase in sales volumes. Profits increased 15.3% to R$46.2 million/$2…


  • Winner Medical reports results

    March 6, 2012
    Winner Medical Group Inc. a leading China-based exporter and retailer of high-quality medical dressings and consumer products made from 100% cotton, reported increased by 22.6% to $41.3 million from $33.7 million during the first quarter. Gross profi…


  • Lydall sales announced

    March 6, 2012
    Nonwovens producer Lydall, Manchester, CT, reported its sales were $93.7 million during the third quarter of 2011. These results represent a 21% increase compared to the same quarter of last eyar. Meanwhile, operating income increase to $2.3 million…


  • Pegas Reports 8% Sales Growth

    March 6, 2012
    Pegas Nonwovens announced that consolidated revenues were $58/€43.7 million in the third quarter of 2011, up 7.9% A key role in the development. Earnings grew 17% to reach $14.5/€10.8, million reaching the highest level in more than two yea…


  • Donaldson reports record results

    March 6, 2012
    Filtration specialist Donaldson Company reported record second quarter results. For the three-month period ended January 31, sales increased 8% to $581 million while income rose 11% to $75 million. “We are pleased to reach the midpoint of our…


  • 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.


  • K-C reports record sales

    December 2, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark 's third quarter sales hit an all-time record of $5.4 billion after increasing 8%, the company reports.


  • SCA sales decrease slightly

    December 2, 2011
    Net sales decreased 1% to SEK79001 million for the January-September period at SCA while operating profits decreased 5% to SEK6697 million.


  • Ahlstrom reports sales decrease

    December 2, 2011
    Ahlstrom reported a decline in demand during the first nine months of 2011.


  • Suominen grows sales

    December 2, 2011
    During the first nine months of 2011, Suominen's net sales grew while its operating profit declines.


  • U.S. line benefits Providencia's results

    December 2, 2011
    Companhia Providencia reported its sales volumes were 22,700 tons during the third quarter, reflecting a 15.3% increase from the prior year.