December 17, 1991
Pollution Research and Control Corp., a Glendale supplier of pollution measuring instruments, said it has received three foreign contracts worth more than $1.2 million for its air pollution monitoring equipment. The largest contract, from the South Korean Environmental Protection Agency, is worth at least $630,000 and could go as high as $900,000 if the agency buys optional spare parts.
February 28, 1995
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale maker of devices that measure air pollution, said its earnings in the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31 were $133,000, down 27% from $182,000 in net income in the fourth quarter of 1993. Sales were $1.48 million for the quarter, down 13% from $1.70 million in the year-earlier period. For the full year, Pollution Research had a loss of $101,000, compared with earnings of $1.07 million in 1993. The loss was on a 23% decline in annual revenue, to $5.
April 18, 1995
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale-based company that makes pollution measurement instruments, reported strong gains in profit and revenue for the first quarter that ended March 31. Pollution Research reported net income of $135,000 in the latest quarter, compared with $43,000 in the same three-month period a year earlier. Revenue improved to $1.47 million, up 14% from $1.29 million a year earlier. Albert E. Gosselin Jr.
March 22, 1994
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale maker of air-pollution monitoring devices, reported profits for its fourth quarter and for all of 1993, compared with year-earlier losses. The company attributed the profit turnaround to its solving an inventory-control problem. However, it warned that new product development combined with shipping delays due to January's earthquake would result in lower sales and profit in the first quarter of 1994.
July 21, 1992
Pollution Research & Control Corp. said its second-quarter profit fell 26% from a year earlier despite a 23% increase in revenue. The Glendale-based maker of pollution-monitoring equipment said net income in the quarter ended June 30 fell to $114,000 from $154,000 a year earlier, while its revenue climbed to $1.58 million from $1.28 million. Certain one-time costs, such as legal expenses related to a securities registration statement, led to the lower earnings, the company said.
January 14, 1992
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale company that makes pollution monitoring devices, said its previously announced contract with Barcelona, Spain, has been increased from $400,000 to $720,000. The contract provides for Pollution Research to manufacture a pollution monitoring system for the city.
October 20, 1992
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale company that makes pollution measurement instruments, reported a 71% increase in third quarter earnings, despite lower revenues. In the three months that ended Sept. 30, Pollution Research earned $287,000, in contrast with a $168,000 profit a year earlier. Its revenue declined 55%, to $1.62 million from $2.51 million.