Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE: IR), Swords, Ireland, reported sales for the second quarter of $3.4 billion, a 5.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Profit rose 76 percent to $291.3 million.
For the first nine months, sales were $9.7 billion, a 4.3 percent increase over the same period one year ago. Profit rose 18.4 percent to $676.2 million.
Industrial technologies sales were $741 million, a 3 percent increase from 2013’s third quarter.
Climate solutions sales were $2.6 billion for the second quarter, an increase of 6 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.