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  • Financial News | Powder Coatings

    Rohm and Haas Reports Increase

    l Rohm and Haas Company reported first quarter sales of $1.6 billion, a 17% increase over the same period in 2002, reflecting solid demand in key markets and favorable impact of currencies and acquisitions. Sales in the coatings business increased 1…
    08.10.05

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    Sico Announces First Quarter Net Earnings Up

    Sico Inc. achieved sales of $59.4 million for the three-month period ended March 28, 2003, up 1.6% over $58.4 million for the same quarter of the previous year. Excluding the sales of the Hancock store chain from the 2002 results, sales growth was 5.…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News | Industrial Coatings

    Valspar Reports Second

    The Valspar Corp. reported income for the second quarter ended April 25 of $32.1 million versus net income of $34.5 million for the comparable period last year. Sales for the quarter increased 1.4% to $561.7 million compared to $554 million in the sa…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News | Powder Coatings

    Ferro Reports Earnings For 4Q and Full Year

    Ferro Corporation announced that revenue from continuing operations for the fourth quarter 2002 increased 4.6% to $366.2 million. Revenue for the full year 2002 increased 22.6% to $1.53 billion, due largely to increased volume related to the Septembe…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News

    Valspar Reports First Quarter Results

    The Valspar Corporation reported net income for the first quarter ended Jan. 24, 2003 of $15.6 million versus net income of $12.6 million for the comparable period last year. Sales for the quarter increased 8.8% to $468.9 million compared to $431 mil…
    08.10.05

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    Akzos Restructuring Helps Coatings Business

    Akzo Nobel reported net earnings in line with its forecasts of E892 million, four percent below 2001 figures. In presenting the report on the fourth quarter and the year 2002, chairman of the board Cees van Lede said, “We delivered an almost st…
    08.10.05

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    DuPont Reports Fourth Quarter and 2002 Results

    The coatings and color technologies segment of DuPont reported sales of $1.3 billion for the fourth quarter of 2002, a rise of seven percent over the same period in 2001. This increase reflects a five percent sales growth and two percent price hike.…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News | Industrial Coatings

    PPG Reports Sales of $1.99 Billion for 4Q

    PPG Reports Sales of $1.99 Billion for 4Q l PPG Industries reported sales of $1.99 billion for the fourth quarter of 2002, an increase of four percent. Excluding one-time after-tax charges for an asbestos settlement, business restructuring and a req…
    08.10.05

  • Adhesives and Sealants | Financial News | Powder Coatings

    Rohm and Haas Reports

    Rohm and Haas Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results l Rohm and Haas reported coatings sales in the fourth quarter increased by more than 16% to $444 million. This includes sales from the Ferro Powder Coatings business it had acquired in Euro…
    08.10.05

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    Valspar Reports First Quarter Results

    Valspar Reports First Quarter Results l The Valspar Corporation reported income for the first quarter ended January 24, of $15.6 million an increase of $3 million over the same period last year. Sales for the quarter increased 8.8% to $468.9 million…
    08.10.05

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    Omnova Reports Fourth Quarter

    Omnova Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings l Omnova Solutions reported that sales decreased 5.2% to $172.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2002, compared to $181.8 million during the same period a year ago. The decline was due to the sl…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News

    RPMS SECOND QUARTER

    ● RPM International Inc. reported solid financial results for its second quarter, ended November 30, 2002, and for the first half of its 2003 fiscal year. The specialty coatings manufacturer reported record net sales of $518 million, a six p…
    08.10.05

  • Automotive Refinish  | Financial News

    BASF Reports 2002 Sales of 2.1 Billion

    BASF Reports 2002 Sales of €2.1 Billion ● The coatings division of BASF reported 2002 year-end sales of €2.1 billion, down slightly from the previous year’s sales figure of €2.3 billion. The decline in global sales was a…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News

    H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter and 2002 Results ● H.B. Fuller Company reported sales and net income for the fourth quarter 2002, ended Nov. 30. Net revenue for the fourth quarter was $329.9 million, up 2.1% over the same quarter of 200…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News

    H.B. FULLER BEGINS

    ● H.B. Fuller Company rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on December 2 in recognition of its new listing on the NYSE under the new ticker symbol “FUL.” “It is an honor to list on the NYSE and take…
    08.10.05

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    Valspar Reports 4Q and Full-Year Results

    Valspar Reports 4Q and Full-Year Results ● The Valspar Corporation reported sales for the fourth quarter 2002 increased 7.9% to $566.8 million, compared to $526.4 in 2001. The company also reported net income of $34.9 million for the fourth…
    08.10.05

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    Dyrup Group Reports Third Quarter 2002

    Dyrup Group Reports Third Quarter 2002 ● The Dyrup Group reported growth of four percent in the first three quarters of 2002. Sales were reported at $960.9 million. Group pre-tax profit was $20 million, a 15% increase over the $17.5 million…
    08.10.05

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    RPMs Net Income Climbs 21% in Fiscal 1st Quarter

    RPM reported strong financial results, including record net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2003, ended Aug. 31, 2002. The company reported net sales of $542.4 million, up two percent from the $533.3 million reported in the first quarter last…
    08.10.05

  • Financial News

    Sico Reports Record Increases

    For the three month period ended Sept. 27, Sico, Inc. posted an increase in net earnings of 47.8%, or $2.67 million, compared to $1.78 million over the same period last year. Sales rose 17.8% to $42.28 million, according to the company. During the…
    08.10.05

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    PPG Reports Third Quarter Earnings

    PPG’s coatings sales for the third quarter rose six percent, as volumes increased in every business except aerospace, according to the company. The coatings segment generated record third quarter earnings, up 45% from 2001. Third quarter sales…
    08.10.05