Growth broad-based across geographic regions, end-markets.
Day: July 28, 2010
Manufacturing activity has continued to expand in most Fed districts.
Building products distributor is still reporting a loss for the period.
SEC filing:Government audit alleges Fastenal overcharged in a GSA contract ended in 2005.
Crane segment sales fell 31 percent during the quarter.
But new orders for nondefense capital goods indicate positive business equipment investment.
For the fist six months, sales for the manufacturer of packaging and performance-based materials increased 7 percent.
Profit for the provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions was $116.2 million.
Sales in Flowserve's Industrial Product Division declined 9.6 percent during the quarter.