Quarter's highlights include 16.4% increase in FAST Solutions vending machines.
Day: October 15, 2014
Acquisition will expand Beacon's presence in Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Final demand services also down 0.1 percent during the month.
U.S. Census Bureau estimates shipments at $1,353.4 billion for the month.
New 46,000-square-foot store is HD Supply division's 12th location.
Sale includes Danaher's Tektronix Communications, Fluke Networks and Arbor Networks.
Profit increases 7.8 percent year-over year in third quarter.
Production also decreases by 1.4 percent in EU28.
Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals will continue as managing operator for three years.