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Profit was $72 million, compared to $34.9 million a year ago.
Industrial segment sales of $418 million increased by 26 percent, driven by organic growth of 17 percent, favorable foreign currency effects of 8 percent and favorable impact of more business days. On an organic basis, sales increased in all served market sectors led by growth in general engineering of 22 percent and a 14 percent increase in transportation. On a regional basis, sales increased by approximately 24 percent in Europe, 19 percent in the Americas and 7 percent in Asia.
Infrastructure segment sales of $241 million increased 21 percent from the prior year quarter, driven by 17 percent organic growth and favorable foreign currency effects of 4 percent. The organic increase was driven by 19 percent higher sales of energy and related products, as well as a 14 percent increase in demand for earthworks products. On a regional basis, sales increased by approximately 25 percent in Asia, 16 percent in the Americas and 14 percent in Europe.