Cookson’s Ceramics division posts 52% rise in H2 sales

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 01 March 2011

UK-based group’s refractories and foundry unit sees strong recovery in end markets

The Ceramics division of UK-based speciality materials group Cookson Group Plc reported a 52% increase in profits in the second half of 2010 as refractory and foundry markets continued to recover.


The business, which trades under the brand names Vesuvius and Foseco, posted a trading profit of £90.6m. ($147.6m.), up...

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