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.
February 11, 1992
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a Glendale maker of pollution measurement devices, reported that its fourth-quarter profit surged to $213,000, an 86% increase from $114,000 a year earlier. Sales more than doubled to $1.9 million from $796,000. In all of 1991, Pollution Research earned $686,000, in contrast with a loss of $2.82 million in the previous year. Revenue climbed 70% to $6.99 million from $4.11 million.
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.
April 6, 1993
Pollution Research & Control Corp., a maker of air pollution-measuring instruments, said disclosure of its 1992 financial results will be delayed about 10 days. Companies typically report their results within 90 days of the end of the period. But Glendale-based Pollution Research said its outside auditors, Deloitte & Touche, have not completed their work. Separately, Pollution Research said it received its first contract in India, a $300,000 award for three air pollution-monitoring systems.