05-May-2015 02:30 PM
Macfarlane Group hasw reported a strong start to the year and the Board is confident that the Group will perform in line with expectations in 2015.
At today's AGM, Graeme Bissett, the chairman of Macfarlane, said: "The positive sales trends evi
28-Jan-2015 01:32 PM
Macfarlane Group will announce its results for the year ended 31 December on 26 February.
At 1:32pm: (LON:MACF) Macfarlane Group PLC share price was +0.5p at 36.75p
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14-Nov-2014 07:37 AM
Macfarlane Group said the planned uplift in its H2 performance is being delivered and that year-to-date profit is ahead of the same period in 2013.
"Both of our acquisitions in Packaging Distribution in 2014 are performing well and we will continue
08-Sep-2014 07:40 AM
Macfarlane Group has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Network Packaging for a maximum consideration of approximately £7.5m.
Of the initial consideration of £4.9m, £4.3m will be paid in cash and £0.6m will be settled by the issue
28-Aug-2014 08:28 AM
Macfarlane Group posted an H1 pretax profit of £1.2m, from £1.4m a year ago. Revenue was £70.1m, from £68.1m. Interim dividend was held at 0.50p a share.
Chairman Graeme Bissett said:
"Our results for the six months to 30 June 2014 are in line
06-May-2014 12:19 PM
Shareholders at Macfarlane Group were told at the AGM that group sales in the first four months of 2014 are 2.4% ahead of the same period last year.
Graeme Bissett, Chairman of Macfarlane Group, commented: "Sales in packaging distribution are 2.5%
14-Nov-2013 09:35 AM
Macfarlane anticipates that sales increases, a focus on added-value products and services and cost management will -- when combined with an anticipated increase in seasonal volumes in the remainder of the year -- lead to its full-year expectations being m
29-Aug-2013 08:45 AM
Macfarlane's first-half pretax profit gained 22% to £1.6 million, from a restated £1.3 million. It would pay an interim dividend of 0.5p, unchanged from the year before.
Sales were slightly ahead at £68.1 million, from £68.0 million.
07-May-2013 12:29 PM
Macfarlane Group has reported that its performance in 2013 to date has been encouraging with profits slightly ahead of the same period in 2012.
Revenue in the packaging distribution business is 2% ahead of last year through increased penetration of the
05-Mar-2013 08:49 AM
Macfarlane Group has appointed Bob McLellan as a non-executive director, effective today.
Board member Kevin Mellor will step down on May 7.
At 8:49am: (LON:MACF) MacFarlane Group share price was -2.37p at 25.63p
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14-Nov-2012 10:02 AM
Macfarlane Group has recorded a stronger trading performance since June than in the first half of the year.
In Packaging Distribution, sales revenues are 1% below 2011 for the year to date and whilst demand has weakened since June, this has been partly o
30-Aug-2012 08:33 AM
Macfarlane Group reports that half year profit before tax and exceptional items was 65% ahead of 2011 at £1.5m (2011: £0.9m)
Sales were in line with last year at £68.0m (2011: £68.5m) and margins strengthened
Profit after tax (and net exceptional cr
08-May-2012 12:11 PM
Macfarlane Group says that it has made an encouraging start to 2012 with profits ahead of last year and the performance in line with the Board's expectations.
Archie Hunter, who is standing down as Chairman and handing over to Graeme Bissett, told s
02-Apr-2012 10:43 AM
Macfarlane Group has appointed Graeme Bissett as its new chairman.
He will take over after the company's AGM next month. Mr Bissett has served as a non-executive director of Macfarlane since 2004 and chairs the Audit Committee. He is currently cha
06-Mar-2012 09:39 AM
Macfarlane Group saw turnover increase by 7% to £144.6m (2010: £135.5m)and profit before tax and before exceptional items rise to £3.9m (2010: £3.4m)for 2011.
The company also reported the pension deficit rises to £20.5m (2010: £15.7m)and a propos
17-Nov-2011 09:36 AM
Macfarlane Group reports packaging distribution, sales levels are 8% ahead of 2010, due to a combination of 2% volume growth and 6% price recovery.
Whilst demand has been subdued in the base business, this has being more than offset by new business win
31-Oct-2011 10:41 AM
Industrials firm Macfarlane (LON:MACF) has completed two property transactions in order to reduce the long-term property costs in its Packaging Distribution business.
Macfarlane has reached an agreement to assign the lease on its 132,000 sq. ft. site in
30-Aug-2011 08:29 AM
Macfarlane Group has produced interim results for the six months to 30 June 2011 showing profit before tax and exceptional items up by 27% to £0.9m (2010: £0.7m)
Sales increase by 7% to £68.5m (2010: £64.1m) with profit after tax and exceptional items of
10-May-2011 12:32 PM
Archie Hunter, chairman of packaging and storage services company Macfarlane Group plc, told the AGM the business continued to perform in line with management expectations for 2011.
Revenue in the Packaging Distribution business was 4% ahead of last yea
02-Mar-2011 12:34 PM
Packaging materials group Macfarlane Group plc reported a 68% rise in its post-exceptional pre-tax profit to £4.2m from £2.5m for the year to December, on turnover up 9.6% to £135.5m.
Pre-exceptionals, the company made a profit before tax of £3.4m, up f
02-Feb-2011 01:46 PM
Macfarlane Group confirms it will announce its results for the year to the end of December on 2 March.
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16-Nov-2010 12:44 PM
Packaging materials and storage services group Macfarlane said it had recorded a stronger trading performance since June.
In Packaging Distribution, year-to-date sales levels remained 9% ahead of 2009. However, following a series of industry-supplier pr
26-Aug-2010 12:40 PM
Packaging materials, storage and labels group Macfarlane reported first-half profit before tax and exceptionals of £0.72m, up 60% from the previous £0.45m.
Sales from continuing operations rose to £64.1m from £59.1m, mainly due to passing on a number of
11-May-2010 12:13 PM
Packaging business, Macfarlane Group says that profits in the first four months of 2010 are in line with expectations and significantly ahead of last year.
Group revenue is 9% higher with each division making progress.
Chairman Archie Hunter says: &quo
03-Mar-2010 12:03 PM
Packaging group Macfarlane reported pre-tax profits of £2.5m, down from £3.7m, after restructuring costs of £0.7m.
Turnover from continuing operations was £123.6m against the previous £131.4m. Like-for-like sales were down 11%, or 6% after the benefit