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Gibraltar Q3 Sales Up 8 Percent; Announces New President

October 28, 2014 12:56 pm | by Gibraltar Industries | News | Comments

Year-to-date sales for the company were up 3 percent as Frank Heard gears up to become President and CEO effective Jan. 1.                                     

TriMas 3Q Sales Increase 7 Percent

October 28, 2014 12:33 pm | by TriMas Corporation | News | Comments

Net sales increased in all six segments, including 8.6 percent growth in packaging, and an...

Digi-Key’s 2014 European Sales Revenue Hits Record Levels

October 28, 2014 12:12 pm | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

The global electronic components distributor had...

Now In Aisle 3 At Lowe's: Robots

October 28, 2014 11:41 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Lowe's is testing whether new bots on wheels can...

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MSC Industrial Reports 7.8 Percent Q4 Sales Increase

October 28, 2014 9:34 am | by MSC Industrial | News | Comments

MSC, No. 14 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, has seen year-to-date net sales increase 13.4 percent from last year.                                   

Anixter Third Quarter Sales Up 7 Percent

October 28, 2014 9:18 am | by Anixter International | News | Comments

Anixter, No. 6 on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List, had growth that included a 7.2 increase for sales of fasteners in North America.                                 

Interline Brands Ups Sales 5 Percent In Third Quarter

October 27, 2014 11:17 am | by Interline Brands | News | Comments

According to Interline, continued investments in key areas like e-commerce and marketing, product merchandising, sales force training, and supply chain programs are improving the company's results.             


Barnes Group Sales Up 18 Percent In Q3

October 27, 2014 9:10 am | by Barnes Group | News | Comments

Earnings jumped 62 percent on increased sales from the acquisition of Männer that closed late last year and higher margins in its aerospace and industrial businesses.                     

Amazon Posts Q3 Loss Of $437 Million

October 24, 2014 9:21 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast.                                 

USG Q3 Sales Up 5 Percent

October 23, 2014 12:29 pm | by USG Corporation | News | Comments

USG's third quarter adjusted net income improved by 175 percent from a year ago.                                             

3M Third Quarter Income Up 6 Percent

October 23, 2014 10:35 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The company's industrial unit revenue rose 3 percent, while its electronics and energy unit rose nearly 4 percent.                                       

Avnet Opens Fiscal 2015 With 7.8 Percent Sales Increase

October 23, 2014 10:15 am | by Avnet | News | Comments

Top-line growth, combined with an increase in gross profit margin and continued expense efficiencies across the enterprise, resulted in operating income growing 1.6 times faster than revenue.                 


Lawson Q3 Sales Up 8.6 Percent

October 23, 2014 9:40 am | by Lawson Products | News | Comments

The sales increase was driven by growth in strategic accounts, growth in Lawson's Kent Automotive division, and by improved productivity of existing sales reps and sales reps hired within the past year.           

WESCO Sales, Profit Rise In Third Quarter

October 23, 2014 9:25 am | by WESCO International | News | Comments

Sales were up in all four of WESCO's end markets for the second consecutive quarter, while the company narrowed its full-year outlook.                               

Airgas Second Quarter Sales Up 6 Percent

October 23, 2014 9:08 am | by Airgas | News | Comments

Since the beginning of its fiscal year, the company has acquired 12 businesses with aggregate annual sales of more than $43 million.                                 

United Stationers Sales Up 6 Percent in Q3

October 22, 2014 5:14 pm | by United Stationers | News | Comments

Sales were boosted by the September acquisition of Liberty Bell Equipment, a wholesaler of automotive aftermarket tools and supplies.                               

ABB Delivers Strong Order Growth In Q3

October 22, 2014 10:34 am | by ABB | News | Comments

Utility demand for power distribution solutions was steady in the quarter while investments in power transmission systems remained selective.                               


B/E Aerospace Q3 Profit Up 26 Percent

October 22, 2014 10:26 am | by B/E Aerospace | News | Comments

The aerospace fastener provider's revenue also jumped 24 percent, matching its year-to-date revenue increase.                                         

Ingersoll-Rand Q3 Profit Jumps 76 Percent

October 22, 2014 9:47 am | by Ingersoll-Rand | News | Comments

The results for the most recent period topped the company's expectations, while it tightened its earnings outlook for the year.                                   

Carlisle Co. Q3 Sales Up 13 Percent

October 21, 2014 1:26 pm | by Carlisle Companies | News | Comments

Income growth was primarily driven by higher sales volume in all segments and savings from the Carlisle Operating System.                                     

Hexcel Has Record Third Quarter

October 21, 2014 1:14 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Strong commercial aerospace sales enabled the Hexcel to deliver the highest adjusted operating income percentage and net income in company history.                             

Lockheed Martin Q3 Sales Drop, Profits Rise

October 21, 2014 10:23 am | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Despite a sales drop in four of the company's five business divisions, cash from operations increased 5.5 percent from Q3 2013.                                   

GE Sees Strong U.S. Economy As Profits Rise

October 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, Associated Press | News | Comments

The company told investors to expect a strong fourth quarter thanks to shipments of equipment and better profit margins for its industrial divisions.                             

Atlas Copco Q3 Sales Rise, Profits Fall

October 20, 2014 1:39 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The company forecasts slightly higher demand in the final months of 2014 after posting a bigger-than-expected rise in earnings.                                 

Motion Industries Third Quarter Sales Up 10 Percent

October 20, 2014 10:47 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Motion Industries sales and operating profits had healthy Q3 gains, led primarily by underlying growth.                                          

Electrolux Third Quarter Profits Jump 42 Percent

October 20, 2014 9:49 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Growth in the U.S. bolstered the Swedish appliance maker, which acquired the appliance business of General Electric last month.                                   

Genuine Parts Company Sales Up 8 Percent In Q3

October 20, 2014 9:28 am | by Genuine Parts Company | News | Comments

It was another record sales quarter for GPC, which had growth in all four business segments, including the industrial group of Motion Industries.                              

Honeywell Third Quarter Earnings Up 18 Percent

October 17, 2014 9:49 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Due to the positive gains for the quarter, Honeywell raised the lower end of its year-end projected sales between 3 and 4 percent.                                   

GE 3Q Profit Rises On Oil, Aviation Strength

October 17, 2014 9:27 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The company reported an 11 percent year-over-year increase in net income for the quarter.                                              

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