Wesco's net sales increased 5.9% over the same period last year, with organic sales up 6% and acquisitions positively impacting sales by 1.6%.
Sluggish growth in France, Italy, Russia, Brazil and China suggests that the old truism, "When...
ABB has reported strong order growth, stable revenues and a significant increase in cash from...
Ingersoll-Rand plc has reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.13 for the second quarter of 2014.
Natural gas fell to its lowest level in eight months Monday following forecasts that nationwide summer temperatures are expected to be milder than normal.
The price of oil retreated slightly Friday after climbing to near $104 a barrel amid growing geopolitical concerns following the crash of a Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine and another round of U.S. sanctions on Russia.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health increased in June for a fifth consecutive month, supporting the view that economic growth should accelerate in the second half of this year.
Rising gasoline costs pushed up the prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services in June, but overall inflation remains tame.
General Electric's net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter on strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions.
Honeywell International Inc. (HON) on Friday reported profit that climbed by 7.6 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Schlumberger Limited has reported second quarter 2014 revenue of $12.05 billion versus $11.24 billion in the first quarter of 2014, and $11.18 billion in the second quarter of 2013.
Driven by online sales and an improved economy, the U.S. distribution industry is growing, according to the 2014 NAW Institute/McGladrey Distribution Monitor.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.
The economy kept expanding in all regions of the country in June and early July, helped by strength in consumer spending, a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday indicates.
Watsco, Inc. has reported record results for the second quarter and for the six months which ended June 30, 2014.
The Manufacturer and Distributor Indexes moved in opposite directions for the second straight month, according to the July ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association.
Grainger has reported results for the 2014 second quarter which ended June 30, 2014.
Oil prices rose Wednesday after China reported a slight improvement in economic growth for the second quarter that allayed fears its slowdown was continuing.
The Pittsburgh-based aluminum company has been moving away from mining and smelting aluminum to focus on selling parts used to build planes and cars.
According to the company, the increase in net sales in the periods noted for 2014 and 2013 came primarily from higher unit sales.
The House of Representatives approved legislation Wednesday that includes five innovative skills-training provisions from the Senate’s Manufacturing Jobs for America campaign.
This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was down 3.5% from April’s total and down 4.4% from May 2013.
China's finance minister said Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.
The restructuring program is focused on the closure of certain underperforming assets as well as the consolidation and realignment of other facilities. The company is also implementing reductions in selling, general and administrative expenses globally.
The steel industry was expected to benefit greatly from the domestic boom in oil and gas drilling. But the anticipated windfall from supplying drilling companies with tubular steel for oil and gas pipelines is being undermined by a flood of cheap imports.
Net sales for the fiscal third quarter 2014 were $720.5 million, an increase of 13.1% over net sales of $636.9 million in the same quarter a year ago.
Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan is struggling to sustain tentative gains. Yet the U.S. job market is humming, and the pace of economic growth is steadily rising.
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