Hectorite sales up for Elementis despite profit fall
Published: Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Oilfield sales rebound after H2 2012 weakness; cosmetics market biggest earner
Elementis operating profit dropped by 9% to $72.8m
for H1 2013 despite a 23% year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in sales
in the personal care section, which consumes a large quantity
hectorite production for skin and hair care products, of
its speciality products division.