Mativ Holdings reported sales of $660.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, up 69 percent over those reported in the comparable 2021 quarter, reflecting 6 percent constant currency organic sales growth and the benefit of the merger between Neenah and Schweitzer-Mauduit International that created the holding. GAAP Income was $2.5 million and GAAP operating profit was $26.9 million, which all included significant expenses related to the Neenah merger integration.
For the full year 2022, sales increased 51 percent to $2.17 billion, reflecting 11 percent constant currency organic sales growth and the benefit of the merger. GAAP loss was $6.6 million and GAAP operating profit was $51.4 million, which all included significant expenses related to the Neenah merger closing and integration.
“2022 was a historic year for Mativ, bringing together two strong companies to leverage our combined technologies and products to drive value for all of our stakeholders,” said Mativ Holdings CEO Julie Schertell in a statement. “We closed out the year with strong year-over-year fourth-quarter growth for the combined company from continued positive price/cost performance, and we enter 2023 with clear momentum on integration and synergy execution.
“Despite macro uncertainties, our conviction in the opportunities ahead for Mativ is unwavering. We have significant controllable actions to enable strong performance as we enter 2023, specifically cost synergies, innovation and programs focused on commercial and operational excellence, as well as broader, longer term decisions and actions to capitalize on our increased scale.”