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