Financial News


  • Financial News | Price Increases

    SWs sales rise 18.8% in first nine

    Sherwin-Williams’ consolidated net sales for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30 rose 17.9% to $2.0 billion and 18.8% to $5.5 billion, respectively, as compared to the same periods one year ago. The gains in the quarter and ni…
    12.07.05

  • Financial News

    SICO Reports Q3 Sales

    For its third quarter ending September 30, Sico’s sales were $83.4 million, a slight decline from the $83.8 million the company recorded in the same quarter of 2004. Company officials attributed the performance to the negative impact of the one…
    12.07.05

  • Financial News | Price Increases

    H.B. Fuller reports 6.8% quarterly gain

    For the second quarter ended May 28, H.B. Fuller’s net revenue was $387.9 million, a 6.8% increase over the second quarter of 2004. Improved pricing, volume, and positive currency effects contributed 6.6%, 0.1%, and two percent, respectively. T…
    11.03.05

  • Financial News

    Sherwin-Williams Reports Second Quarter Sales

    Sherwin-Williams’ second quarter net sales rose 21.5% to $1.97 billion and six-month sales jumped 19.3% to $3.5 billion. The sales gains were due primarily to strong performance by stores open for more than 12 calendar months, acquisitions in t…
    11.03.05

  • Additives | Financial News

    H.B. FULLER, BASF INVEST in AgION Technologies, Inc.

    AgION Technologies, Inc. has received financing from BASF Venture Capital and H.B. Fuller Ventures. AgION will use the equity financing to expand its product development, sales and marketing efforts. As part of this new funding, James Bullock, de…
    11.03.05

  • Financial News

    RPMs fiscal 2005 sales rise 10.8%

    Fueled by organic growth, RPM reported record sales for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2005. The company’s net income and earnings per share declined compared with the 2004 fiscal year and fourth quarter, due to continued asbestos liability cost…
    09.19.05

  • Financial News

    ICI PAINTs Sales RISE 5%

    In the first half of 2005, ICI Paints’ sales rose five percent to £1.12 billion, with particularly strong performance in Asia helping to offset generally weak retail markets in Europe. In Asia, decorative sales rose 22% with “notab…
    09.19.05

  • Financial News

    RPMs fiscal 2005 sales rise 10.8%

    Fueled by organic growth, RPM reported record sales for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2005. The company’s net income and earnings per share declined compared with the 2004 fiscal year and fourth quarter, due to continued asbestos liabilit…
    09.19.05

  • Financial News

    ICI PAINTS SALES RISE 5%

    In the first half of 2005, ICI Paints’ sales rose five percent to £1.12 billion, with particularly strong performance in Asia helping to offset generally weak retail markets in Europe. In Asia, decorative sales rose 22% with “…
    09.19.05

  • Financial News

    RPM reports 3Q, nine month

    RPM International Inc. reported record sales for the fiscal third-quarter ended Feb. 28. However net income declined, due to continued higher raw material costs and asbestos liability costs, the company said. “Due to seasonal effects of winter…
    08.16.05

  • Automotive Coatings | Financial News

    S-Ws 2004 sales rise

    Sherwin-Williams’ consolidated net sales rose 16.7% in the fourth quarter to $1.5 billion and 13.1% percent in 2004 to $6.11 billion. Net sales results include the operations of three acquisitions not yet fully annualized in the fourth quarter…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    Companies donate to tsunami-strick

    his department is usually devoted to the financial performance of companies in our industry. This month however, Coatings World is providing news on some of the charitable donations made by paint and coatings companies and their suppliers to victims…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    Paint makers, suppliers Do Their

    Like individuals throughout the world, corporations—including those in the paint and coatings industry—are making donations and providing support to help those affected by the Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami, which has so far claimed the lives of m…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News | Price Increases

    CIs 3Q results show more growth

    ICI has reported that for the third quarter, its paint unit recorded sales of £587 million, a two percent decline from the same quarter in 2003. Company officials said ICI saw substantial increases in raw material costs. “As in the seco…
    08.11.05

  • Automotive Coatings | Financial News | Powder Coatings

    Rohm and Haas

    Rohm and Haas reported third quarter sales in its coatings business of $627 million, a 12% increase over the same period in 2003, primarily driven by strong demand, higher pricing and favorable currency, according to the company. Demand was strong in…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    Wattyl Suffers First

    Wattyl Suffers First quarter Sales Drop Australia-based Wattyl has reported a drop in first quarter sales, but said the sale of eight of its operations has removed the last of its loss-making businesses from its portfolio. Wattyl sold its struggl…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News | Industrial Coatings

    Asian Paints reports

    Asian Paints reports increased Net Sales Asian Paints reported consolidated sales rose 11.2% to $273 million for the six months ended Sept. 30. Profit before depreciation, interest and tax for the group increased by nine percent to $39 million. N…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    RPM Reports on First

    RPM Reports on First quarter sales and earnings RPM International announced record sales and earnings for the first quarter ended Aug. 31. “Market demand remained solid in both our industrial and consumer segments during our fi…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    Sherwin-Williams gets a boost from

    The Sherwin-Williams Company announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2004. Consolidated net sales increased 11.6% to $1.7 billion in the third quarter and 11.9% to $4.6 billion in the first nine month…
    08.11.05

  • Financial News

    Akzo Nobel Coatings

    Akzo Nobel Coatings reports increased sales Akzo Nobel has reported that coatings sales for the third quarter 2003 have increased due to a combination of growth and acquisitions. Autonomous growth of four percent came mainly from Asia-Pacific and…
    08.11.05