Dutch life science company DSM saw net profit for the fourth
quarter of 2001 rise to €1,031 million from €119 million in the
fourth quarter of 2000, largely due to the sale of the depositary
receipts. Profit on 4Q ordinary activities...
Stora Enso fourth quarter results surged due to asset sales, but
the company has still ended the year well into the red, leaving
many analysts wondering if it can maintain its renewed momentum in
the year ahead.
US flavours and fragrance giant International Flavors &
Fragrances saw fourth quarter 2002 sales rise 5 per cent to $424.3
million (€391m) from $405.6 million for the same period in 2001,
despite weak economic conditions in Latin...
After announcing the acquisition of Corus's aluminium packaging
activities, Pechiney has reported a third-quarter net loss and said
its full-year profit would be worse than expected due to weak
Jefferson Smurfit used its last results as a public company to warn
that the weakening US dollar would hit demand for European and
Latin American cardboard box production, as sales of manufactured
goods into the US become less competitive.
BOC Group, the diversified UK company whose operations include
producing gases for use in the food and beverage industry, has
reported nine-month pre-tax profits of £265.2 million (€421.4m)
after exceptional items of £50.5 million...
Having been on the verge of bankruptcy just eight months ago, Crown
Cork and Seal are now well on the road to recovery, after an
intensive period of cost cutting and selling off a number of its
less profitable divisions.
Canadian aluminium can manufacturer Alcan reaffirmed that second
quarter operating earnings are expected to be at the upper end of
its previously disclosed guidance of US$0.35 to US$0.45 per common
Pall Corporation, the leading US filtration, separation and
purification provider, has reported a drop in both sales and
profits for the third quarter and nine months of fiscal 2002, which
ended April 27, 2002.