Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.5 percent.
Day: January 27, 2011
On a pro forma basis, Stanley organic sales increased 5 percent in the fourth quarter.
Revenues from developing countries increased 30 percent for the diversified manufacturer.
Full-year sales for the electrical and electronics manufacturer also increased 8 percent.
Profit was $274.8 million, compared to a year-ago loss of $134 million.
Global sales increases were driven primarily by growth in Asia.
Industrial sales fell 6.7 percent for the quarter.
Core sales increased 13 percent during the quarter.
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Gains in employment- and production-related indicators drove December's increase.
The industrial production index for manufacturing also rose for December.
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