MALMO, Sweden—Hexpol A.B. has reported a 41-percent year-on-year increase in second-quarter sales, to $552 million (SEK 5.654 billion) and earnings (EBIT) up 15 percent to $82 million.
The results for the three months to June 30 left second-half sales 39 percent higher at $1.06 billion and EBIT up 13 percent to $157 million.
Hexpol continued to handle raw material shortages, transport problems and higher raw materials and energy costs, President and CEO Georg Brunstam said of the second quarter showing.
"Once again, we delivered a very strong quarter," said Brunstam, noting "good sales in all markets and all product areas."