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February 4, 2016
Sales to manufacturing customers improve 1.9 percent.
DeFeo replaces Nolan as president and CEO.
Fourth quarter sales increase 10.9 percent year-over-year.
Purchase expands company's automated material handling and storage sector.
Profit rose to $330.4 million.
Acquisition complements Acme's existing brands and products.
Productivity decreased 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter.
Fourth quarter sales decreased 0.7 percent year-over-year.
Fred Boehler named president and chief executive officer.
Acquisition strengthens Rexels position in the U.S. in industrial automation.
Lackluster economic environment challenged sales in the fourth quarter.
Acquisition expands Macomb's footprint in the southeast U.S.