Full-year 2015 Operating Earnings were $1.5 billion ($3.65 per share) compared with $1.3 billion ($3.00 per share) in 2014. Operating Earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015 totaled $361 million ($0.87 per share) compared with $227 million ($0.53 per share) in the fourth quarter of 2014. Annual net sales totaled $22.4 billion in 2015 compared with $23.6 billion in 2014. Quarterly net sales were $5.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with $5.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenues continue to be negatively impacted by foreign exchange translation. Full-year 2015 business segment operating profits were $2.7 billion compared with $2.8 billion in 2014. Business segment operating profits in the fourth quarter of 2015 were $623 million, compared with $694 million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
The world’s best stationers will soon convene in New York City, May 15-18, at the 2016 National Stationery Show. And Neenah will be on hand at Booth 2678 to share its latest letterpress initiatives with attendees—beautiful letterpress samples and swatchbooks for letterpress printing.
Neenah’s newly refreshed site, The Beauty of Letterpress, is the only online site devoted to presenting modern letterpress works by designers and letterpress printers. See the just released limited edition prints featuring the new modernist Lustig Elements font by Craig Welsh under the guidance of Elaine Lustig Cohen.
Visit Neenah to see the latest samples and swatchbooks for Neenah’s beautiful portfolio of letterpress papers:
CRANE’S LETTRA® PAPERS – Soft, yet durable, 100% cotton LETTRA® produces beautiful printed products with a heightened tactile experience. These papers are meant to withstand the intense pressure of letterpress and comparable press operations.
CRANE’S CREST® & CRANE’S BOND® – The world’s best-selling 100% cotton fiber paper, enhanced by the CRANE’S CREST watermark for authenticity. 100% cotton, tree-free, laser, inkjet, and high-speed copier guaranteed for all writing and text weights.
NEENAH CLASSICS® – Four perfect brands: CLASSIC CREST Papers, CLASSIC Linen Papers, CLASSIC Laid Papers, and CLASSIC COLUMNS Papers are a perfect family of beauty and integrity.
NEENAH ENVIRONMENT® Papers – Find inspiration for letterpress in the natural world featuring 16 newly designed and popular colors, Smooth and RAW™ finishes, and a full range of weights.
THE DESIGN COLLECTION – Give your next project the best of both worlds. Inspired by Italy’s top fashion houses and America’s leading designers, The Design Collection offers 11 specialty papers with countless creative options for letterpress.
“We look forward to the National Stationery Show every year, and this year is no exception. From the excitement of the Annual LOUIE awards to the opportunity to meet with customers and friends, it’s one of the best events of the year for paper lovers and makers,” said Brad Cannaday, Commercial Sales Manager, Neenah Paper.