Glatfelter's net sales for the first quarter of 2008 were up nearly 9 percent compared to the first quarter of 2007, the company said this morning.

Net sales were about $305.5 million in the quarter, compared to $281 million last year.

Net income was also up by a large margin in the first quarter of this year. Net income was $19.7 million, compared to $3.3 million in the first quarter of 2007.

About $8.7 million of the past quarter's income was from land sales.




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