Specialty chemicals producer Clariant has announced an 8 per cent improvement in full-year sales on the back of its 2011 acquisition of Süd-Chemie and double-digit growth across all regions, except Europe.
UK-based Domino Printing Sciences continues to invest heavily in research and development despite the tough economic environment causing its annual financial results to drop slightly below the 2011 figures.
Shares in UK-based converter DS Smith have risen 3 per cent after the company saw pre-tax half-year profits jump 63 per cent to UK£106.1 million (US$170m), compared with £65.3m ($104m) at the same stage last year.
Net profit was up €22 million (US$28m), to €129m ($164m), in the third quarter of 2012 at polymer company Borealis, as the company's base chemicals business and Borouge joint venture continued to perform well in a challenging European economy.
Despite a small decline in its global volumes, world-leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a 9.1 percent organic increase in sales for the third quarter of 2012, to reach US$10.27 billion. Net profit was $1.8bn, a rise of 15.5 percent compared with the same period of 2011.
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