Sooner or later customers will recognize the disconnect between cost and value.
October 19, 2017
Apache is a distributor of industrial hose and belting, specializing in fabrication of belts, hoses and cut and molded products.
Year-to-date, the manufacturer reported sales of $13.2 billion, up 7.3 percent.
Manufacturing and construction activity both continue to increase.
Profit increased 1.3 percent in third quarter.
Industrial sales grew 17.6 percent in the quarter.
Sales for rentals increased 16.2 percent in the quarter.
Fourth quarter sales dropped 0.6 percent.