Independent business and retail food sales declined, partly offset by increased Save-A-Lot sales.
Day: January 9, 2014
Two of the acquired companies source and sell private label PPE products to distributors.
Profit increased 5 percent to $11.5 million.
The invasion of the polar vortex could affect results in coming months.
CEC primarily serves petrochemical and other process industries.
Realized aluminum prices declined 4 percent year-over-year.