CEO: Shutdown likely had negative impact on business confidence and spending.
October 23, 2013
The distributor has acquired Chicago Hi-Speed Tool & Supply and Quaker Tool Grinding.
Business jet sales led the increase, jumping 33.8 percent.
Segment results were mixed and included double-digit increases and decreases.
Celesio is one of Europe's largest drug distributors.
Talon is a manufacturer and engineering firm supplying the semiconductor industry.
North American sales increased 1 percent.