Degussa health division sales up 14% in 1997:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Sales in Degussa's health and nutrition division rose 14% to DM3.1 billion ($1.7 billion) in the year ended September 30 1997. The division includes the company's Asta Medica and dental sector. German company Degussa says business development in the dental division was very successful with considerable increases in sales and earnings. In Asta Medica, the foreign business grew satisfactorily, but domestic sales suffered from cost-cutting measures.