• S-W Releases Third Quarter, Nine-Month Sales

    August 9, 2005
     The Sherwin-Williams Company’s third quarter consolidated net sales dropped 3.2% to $1.37 billion and 3.2% to $3.93 billion for the nine months ended Sept. 30. The most significant factors impacting sales came from the continuing poor dome…

  • Valspar’s Restructuring To Shutter More Plants

    August 9, 2005
    Valspar Corporation has implemented a restructuring program and other initiatives to “eliminate redundant facilities resulting from the Lilly acquisition and to accelerate performance improvement,” according to a company-released statemen…

  • Weakened U.S. Economy Takes its Toll on Industry

    August 9, 2005
    l Sherwin-Williams has reported that its consolidated net sales dropped 1.5% in the second quarter of 2001 to $1.41 billion. For the first six months of the year, consolidated net sales dropped 3.2% to $2.57 billion. According to the company, the l…

  • Rohm and Haas

    August 9, 2005
    l Rohm and Haas’ performance polymers segment reported sales of $839 million for the quarter ended June 30. In the same quarter one year ago, the unit’s sales were $909 million. For the six months, sales were $1.63 billion compared to $1.…

  • Ferro's

    August 9, 2005
    l Ferro’s second quarter coatings sales were $205.5 million compared to $225.9 million reported in the second quarter of 2000. The coatings segment reported net income of $17.7 million, down from the $25 million reported the previous year&rsquo…

  • Urecoats Industries, Inc.

    August 9, 2005
    Urecoats Industries, Inc. has reported first quarter sales of $245,466 for the three-month period ended March 31. The company said no revenues were generated in the corresponding period in 2000. “With the launch of our local roofing and water…

  • Sisco's Inc.

    August 9, 2005
    Sico Inc.’s acquisition of Chemcraft’s industrial metal coatings operations in December 2000 helped its sales rise 7.5% to $31.9 million for the three-month period ended March 30. The industrial products division’s revenues increase…

  • Pierre Brodeur

    August 9, 2005
    We are now deriving more than 20% of our sales from the industrial market, which reduces the impact of seasonal slowdown that the architectural paint industry usually experiences in the first quarter,” said Pierre Brodeur, president and chief e…

  • SIco's

    August 9, 2005
    Sico’s architectural paint revenues increased five percent due to the larger proportion of national brand products in the sales mix, combined with solid productivity from the manufacturing and distribution operations. The company also reported…

  • Brodeur

    August 9, 2005
    Mr. Brodeur said he expects the industrial products division to make a growing contribution to Sico’s sales and profits. “Although our recent acquisition has made a valuable contribution to first quarter results, we have not yet fully dev…

  • Brodeur and Sico brand

    August 9, 2005
    “In light of current trends and the marketing strategies we are putting into place, Sico’s outlook is positive for the coming quarters,” Mr. Brodeur continued. “We are about to launch a new image campaign to promote the Sico b…

  • Jotun

    August 9, 2005
    Jotun reported that first quarter sales rose $17 million to $209.3 million, while the company’s group profit declined compared to the same period in 2000. “Although the results for the period are lower than last year, we are still expec…

  • Henkel Corporation

    August 9, 2005
    l Henkel Corporation’s adhesives business sector’s first quarter sales rose 13.2% to $691 million. Operating profit declined from the previous year, which the company attributed to rising costs of important raw and packaging materials tha…

  • Urecoats Industries, Inc.

    August 9, 2005
    l Urecoats Industries, Inc. has reported first quarter sales of $245,466 for the three-month period ended March 31. The company said no revenues were generated in the corresponding period in 2000. “With the launch of our local roofing and wat…