St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.30 per share on sales of $6.1 billion, with operating income margins of 21.9 percent. Sales and per-share earnings increased 11.1 percent and 69 percent year-on-year, respectively.
NewPage Corporation, Miamisburg, Ohio, announced the introduction of EcoPoint Plus, a new high-performance bottle label paper featuring 10 percent post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled fiber.
Keith S. Walters, chairman, president and CEO of Midlothian, Texas-based Ennis Inc., manufacturer of Alstyle Apparel, business forms and other business products, announced its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 1/2 cents
Carlson Craft cut its workforce by 114 positions Thursday in an effort to align the business with current economic conditions. The company is part of Taylor Corp., which has had a series of layoffs in various companies since last fall.
St. Charles, Illinois-based Warwick Publishing Company home of Warwick and Winthrop-Atkins announced the addition of Ron Remer and Dan Pigott from the Big East Sales Team as representatives in the Northeast region.
Staples Promotional Products announced CEO Roger Henry will be retiring at the end of February 2009. Henry has served for more than 28 years at the business (formerly known as American Identity prior to its acquisition by Staples in 2007). He was president since 1995 and CEO since 2003.
ZINC TABLETS TO bolster the immune system. Calcium pills for osteoporosis. Iron supplements for producing hemoglobin. Beta-keratin because people always mention it on television, even though no one knows what it is. Multivitamins with vitamins A, C, D and about 200 different kinds of B. Anti-histamines. Anti-histamine blockers, just in case those anti-histamines get out of control. Vitamin E. Ephedra. Fluoride. Ginseng. And that’s just what people take daily when they are well. An apple a day doesn’t cut it anymore. As understanding about the human body increases, so too does reliance on the medical industry. What is healthful today may be harmful tomorrow, and