United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR), Deerfield, IL, reported full-year 2012 sales of $5.1 billion, an increase of 1.9 percent from the prior year. Profit increased 2.6 percent to $111.8 million.
Fourth-quarter sales were $1.2 billion, an increase of 3.6 percent from the prior-year period. Profit increased 17.9 percent to $32.9 million.
United Stationers also announced a workforce reduction and facility closure program to reduce costs.