Profit for the first half increased 6.4 percent year-over-year.
Day: July 22, 2015
Chemical Associates has 14 locations in the U.S.
Total investment falls in seven provinces.
Apartment and apartment-condominium buildings led increase, rising 12.8 percent.
The motor vehicle and parts subsector recorded the largest decrease.
The $1.6 billion sale enhances Home Depot's ability to serve facilities maintenance customers.
Privately owned housing starts also up 9.8 percent compared with May.
The two Safety Source facilities will continue to operate under the Safety Source name during the transition.
Profit plummets 67.8 percent to $480 million for the quarter.
Growth accelerated for ISA members in June.
Second quarter sales for Essendant increased 1.6 percent year-over-year.