Profitability problems continue at Molnlycke:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Sharp rises in fibre costs caused operating profits at Molnlycke to fall 21% to SKr 203 million ($27 million) in the first three months of 1995. Part of the Swedish pulp, paper and packaging group SCA, Molnlycke saw sales rise 25% to SKr 4,155 million during the same period. SCA's hygiene products division (of which Molnlycke is a part) recorded 12% growth for incontinence care products, while sales of clinical products increased 8%.