Hexcel Corp. (NYSE: HXL), Stamford, CT, reported sales for the fourth quarter of $387.3 million, an increase of 9 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Profit decreased 6.6 percent to $36.9 million.
Commercial Aerospace sales of $234.2 million increased 11.2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2011.
Space & Defense revenues of $93.4 million were 21.1 percent higher than 2011.
Total Industrial revenues of $59.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2012 were 11.6 percent lower than 2011 levels.
Full-year sales for Hexcel were $1.6 billion, an increase of 13 percent over the prior year. Profit increased 12 percent to $164.3 million.