H.B. Fuller Sales Down 0.6% in 2Q

Year-to-date sales decreased 1.8 percent year-over-year.

H.B. Fuller Co. (NYSE: FUL), St. Paul, MN, reported sales for the second quarter ended May 30 of $540.8 million, down 0.6 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Profit increased 19.9 percent to $24.6 million.

"Our organization has driven many positive developments in the first half of this year," said Jim Owens, president & CEO. "The newly-acquired Tonsan business is meeting all of our expectations to date and is already helping to improve the overall profit profile of our Asia Pacific operating segment."

For the first six months, sales were $1 billion, down 1.8 percent over the same period a year ago. Profit decreased 2.2 percent to $34.3 million.

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