H.B. Fuller Co. (NYSE: FUL), St. Paul, MN, reported sales for the second quarter ended June 1, 2013, of $519 million, a 1.5 percent decrease compared to the same period a year earlier. Organic revenue declined 1.2 percent year-over-year. Profit was $25.9 million, compared to year-ago profit of $1.9 million.
For the first six months, sales were $998.9 million, an increase of 14.5 percent from the prior-year period. Profit increased 170 percent to $46.6 million.
In North America, second-quarter sales increased 2 percent to $233.6 million. North American revenues for the first half increased 14.7 percent to $439.9 million.