Huttig Building Products Inc. (NASDAQ: HBP), St. Louis, MO, a distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, reported second quarter sales of $197.9 million, up 13 percent over the same period a year ago. Profit increased 103.9 percent to $10.4 million.
The increase was primarily due to higher levels of construction activity, the addition of a new product line and the acquisition of BenBilt that was completed during the quarter.
For the first six months, sales were $356.7 million, up 10.6 percent year-over-year. Profit increased 131.4 percent to $11.8 million.