GPG annual profit drops 61% as 2013 asset sales wash through

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Guinness Peat Group, which is rebranding to UK threadmaker Coats after exiting its other investments, reported a 61 percent drop in annual profit after asset sales bolstered its earnings the previous year. Read more »

Mercer turns to 1H loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Mercer Group, the stainless steel fabricator and manufacturer, reported a first-half loss after the sale of an S-Clave licence a year earlier washed through, and the company expects to lift profitability in the full year. Read more »

Wool Market Steady Overall

Press Release – Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that this weeks South Island offering of 8,500 bales saw an 84 percent clearance. Market pressure pushed some prices up while others eased slightly, however … Read more »

UPDATE: Fonterra Shareholders’ Council relieved at forecast

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Farmers will be relieved at todays decision by Fonterra Cooperative Group, the worlds largest dairy exporter, to maintain its forecast payout to farmer shareholders for the current season at $4.70 per kilogram of milk … Read more »

2015 Northland Field Days Could Be Biggest Ever

Press Release – Northland Field Days

The 2015 Northland Field Days is shaping up to be the biggest ever according to organisers with more exhibitors, more competitions and better facilities than ever before. Read more »

UPDATE: Ebos sees Asia opportunities in medium term

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Ebos, which is heading for a record profit this year, sees opportunities to expand into Asia in the medium term, possibly in partnership with its biggest shareholder, Hong Kong-based Zuellig. Read more »

Lodgement of ASX Listing Application, Proposed Board Changes

Press Release – The a2 Milk Company

The a2 Milk Company Limited ( a2MC or Company ) has today lodged an application for admission to the Official List with the Australian Securities Exchange ( ASX ) for the proposed dual listing of its securities on the ASX. a2MC will advise when further … Read more »

FY15 first half results

Press Release – The a2 Milk Company

The a2 Milk Company (a2MC or Company) performed ahead of plan during the period and its strategic growth initiatives continued to gain momentum. The Company’s strategic plan is based on funding growth in priority international markets from increasing … Read more »

Ebos lifts first-half profit 12%

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Ebos, the healthcare and animal care products company, reported a 12 percent gain in first-half profit after lifting earnings in both its divisions and refinancing debt on more favourable terms. Read more »

Asaleo Care beats prospectus with 18% gain in FY profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Asaleo Care, the maker of household brands such as Libra, Sorbent, Purex and Treasures that debuted on the ASX last year, posted an 18 percent gain in full-year profit, beating its prospectus forecast, and said it expects “low … Read more »

Groundbreaking Bioactive Supplement Launch at Expo West

Press Release – Manuka Health NZ

Manuka Health, one of New Zealands most succesful and fastest growing honey brands, is preparing to unveil MGO Manuka Honey with CycloPower, an advanced natural bioactive supplement, at Expo West in California, the worlds largest tradeshow … Read more »

Entrepreneur Appointed to Chair Wedgelock Board

Press Release – Wedgelock

Globally recognized designer and supplier of excavator Quick Couplers, Wedgelock Equipment Ltd, has appointed Auckland business leader, Tenby Powell as Company Chairman. Read more »

Bürgen challenges Vogels to a “Which tastes better?” battle

Press Release – Burgen

Auckland, 20 February, 2015 This weekend sees the opening rounds of a contest between the current title holder and a former champ making a strong comeback. But the contest wont take place on a sports field. It will be fought and won in the … Read more »

Leading motorhome manufacturers to launch new models

Press Release – Enthuse

TrailLite, Allisee Autohomes, RV Supercentre, SmartRV and Auckland Motor Homes are among a number of leading motorhome and RV industry players who have chosen the Covi SuperShow in Auckland next month to not only exclusively exhibit at the show, but … Read more »

AMP Capital halves its stake in Skellerup

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Fund manager AMP Capital Investors (New Zealand) has halved its stake in Skellerup Holdings, while remaining a substantial shareholder of the industrial rubber goods firm. Read more »

Lovenotes hits 500,000 milestone

Press Release – Lovenotes

Auckland-based thoughtful stationery company Lovenotes is halfway to completing its monumental milestone of reusing one million pieces of office scrap paper and transforming them into beautiful notebooks. Read more »

GPG’s Coats sells EMEA crafts unit for US$10 mln

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Guinness Peat Group’s Coats unit, the UK threadmaker, has agreed to sell its Europe, Middle East, and Asia crafts unit for US$10 million, which has been a drag on earnings over the past year. Read more »

Nuplex shares jump 6.7% on positive outlook for earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Nuplex Industries shares jumped 6.7 percent to a three-month high after the specialty chemicals maker confirmed it expects to meet its annual earnings forecast as it benefits from a reorganisation of its business. Read more »

Short-lived chemicals threaten ozone progress

Press Release – Science Media Centre

19 February, 2015 Scientists report that chemicals that are not controlled by a United Nations treaty designed to protect the Ozone Layer are contributing to ozone depletion. Read more »

iSocket Information About Power Outages in NZ

Press Release – iSocket

– Prompt notification of a power outage helps to avoid the costly damage they can cause. Without committing themselves to a monthly fee, customers get a cell phone alert that gives them time to take corrective action. Read more »

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