Kennametal, Latrobe, PA, has acquired ROMICRON technology and manufacturing from Industrias Romi S.A. Kennametal has been the global distributor of ROMICRON for the past 14 years. The ROMICRON technology and manufacturing will be integrated into Kennametal's Indaiatuba, Brazil, location and will help to strengthen the company's holemaking and precision hole finishing portfolio. DXP Enterprises, Houston, TX, reported sales fell 6.5 percent to $157.6 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Excluding sales by three acquired businesses, sales for the first quarter of 2009 decreased 14.9 percent from the first quarter of 2008 on a same-store sales basis. Profit was $3.17 million, down from $5.4 million in the same period a year ago.