Sealed Air Corporation

Industry: Containers Packaging

Fortune Rank: 487

SEE is a global manufacturer of a wide range of protective and specialty packaging materials and systems, including polyurethane packaging systems and foams and air cellular cushioning materials. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, net sales rose 8% to $1.99B. Net income fell 2% to $118.6M. Revenues reflect the favorable effect of currency translation. Net income was offset by a decrease in operating margins.

Sealed Air Corporation manufactures and sells food and protective packaging products. The Company conducts all of its business through two direct wholly owned subsidiaries, Cryovac, Inc. and Sealed Air Corporation (US). Sealed Air Corporation operates in two segments: Food Packaging and Protective Packaging. The Company's food packaging products are flexible materials, associated packaging equipment systems, rigid containers and absorbent pads. These products package a range of perishable foods. The Company sells the products in this segment to food processors, distributors, supermarket retailers and food service businesses. The Company's protective packaging products provide cushioning, surface protection and void fill. It sells its protective packaging products and systems to distributors and manufacturers in a variety of industries.

Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Sealed Air Corporation was ranked number 487 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 487th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Sealed Air Corporation achieved revenue of $4,242.80 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $244.30 million.

Sealed Air Corporation's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 483rd on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $4,844 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $180 million (a change of 64 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Sealed Air Corporation would be ranked 295th rather than 487th due to its profits of $244 in 2010.

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