Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE: IR), Swords, Ireland, reported sales for the second quarter of $4.7 billion, a 4.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Profit fell 4 percent to $306 million.
For the first six months, sales were $6.3 billion, a 3.8 percent increase over the same period one year ago. Profit fell 5 percent to $384.9 million.
Industrial technologies sales were $794 million, a 0.4 percent increase from 2013’s second quarter.
Climate solutions sales were $2.7 billion for the second quarter, an increase of 4 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.