Capacity utilization increased 0.5 percent to 75.9 percent.
Day: August 16, 2016
The Sonepar USA subsidiary will begin operating under the Vallen brand in mid-October.
Deal would create largest gases distributor in world.
Increase due to higher sales of machinery and transportation equipment products.
Privately owned housing starts up 2.1 percent compared with June.
Company's changes include not replacing outgoing COO Tim Connolly.