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Beta Glass reports 13.1% sales growth in six months

Beta Glass Plc, on Friday reported sales of N8.8bn for the first six months of 2017, a 13% increase from the previous year’s revenue of N7.8bn.

The company which makes glass bottles and metal crowns for the beverage industry and others said that operating profit rose 212% to N1.6bn, helped by lower cost of sales which grew marginally by 1.49% to N6.7bn, from N6.6bn.

Beta Glass said it gained N536m in net finance income.

Beta Glass first quarter profit surges as revenue growth fuels strong start to 2017

Beta Glass Plc, on Friday reported its first quarter results for the 2017 financial year, with the glass bottle and metal crowns company posting a profit after tax of N800m, up from N62m declared in the same period in 2016.

The company which has sustained strong sales and profit growth in the last three quarters said that revenue in the first quarter grew 44% to N4.4bn bolstered by a surge in local demand as foreign exchange headwinds force a drop in imports.

Beta Glass maintains momentum as year-end profit surge 91%

Beta Glass Plc, the glass container and metal crowns company on Friday reported its results for the 2016 financial year, with the firm maintaining the same momentum it experienced in the first nine months of the year.

The company said that full year profit grew 91% to N3.8bn, from nearly N2bn in the previous year, driven by a surge in local demand as foreign exchange headwinds force a drop in imports.

South Africa’s Nampak posts 11% revenue growth despite currency losses

South Africa-based Nampak, maker of glass bottles, metal cans and a range of cardboard boxes for the beverage industry among others, said on Monday that full-year results ending 30th September 2016 was positive, with revenue rising 11% to R19.1bn ($1.4bn) and group trading profit up 4% to R1.9bn ($139m).

The performance was due to the turnaround at Glass, good trading in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, volume increases from new customers and benefits from operational improvements that resulted in improved efficiencies and cost savings. The group-wide comprehensive performance improvement plan is delivering good results,” said Nampak CEO, André de Ruyter.

Beta Glass sustains profitability as 9-months profit soar 81%

Beta Glass Plc, the glass container and metal crowns company on Thursday reported a profit surge of 81% for the first 9-months of 2016, rising to N2.9bn, from N1.6bn in 2015.

Despite the macroeconomic difficulties hampering the activities of some of its trading partners, Beta glass said that revenue for the 9-months ending 30th September grew 16% to N13.3b, from N11.5bn in the preceding year.

Beta Glass toasts impressive results amid currency headwinds

Beta Glass Plc, the glass container and metal crowns company said on Friday that net profit for the second quarter ending June 30 climbed 140% to N1.4bn, up from N579m a year ago.

The company which manufactures glass bottles for beverage companies among others reported a 32% increase in revenue to N4.7bn, from N3.5bn recorded a year earlier.

Beta Glass seeks reinstatement of Export Expansion Grant

Beta Glass Plc, the glass bottle and container maker for the beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries is seeking to reinstate the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) by the Federal Government, to enable it export its products and earn much needed foreign exchange.

At the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which held in Lagos recently, Beta Glass declared a net income of N2bn for the 2015 financial-year despite foreign exchange challenges and economic headwinds.

Beta Glass appoints new Directors

Beta Glass Plc, the glass container and metal crowns company based in Agbara and Dubai has appointed new directors to its board.

According to a statement released by the company to the Nigerian Stock Exchange:

Beta Glass Q1 2016 net profit drop 85%

Beta Glass Plc, maker of glass bottles for bottling companies and brewers said its revenue declined by 24% to N3 billion, from N4 billion in the same period a year ago.

Beta Glass core glass making business is in decline as more beverage companies and brewers switch to cans and plastics packaging.