Manufacturer Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), Milwaukee, WI, reported sales for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30 of $1.6 billion, a 4.5 percent decrease year-over-year. Organic sales grew 2.2 percent. Profit increased 3.2 percent to $206.1 million.
Fiscal year-to-date sales were $4.7 billion, down 4.9 percent over the prior-year period. Profit increased 8.3 percent to $626.3 million.