Year-to-date sales, profit also increase 3%.
Deceleration in real GDP reflects deceleration in private inventory investment and a larger decrease in federal government spending.
Industrial segment sales increased 5.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the highest-growth segment.
Company's fourth quarter profit decreased 30 percent.
CEO: 'Acquisitions provide a natural geographic and technology expansion for EDGE Brasil.'
Profit decreases significantly for both quarter, year-to-date.
Profit grew 25 percent from 2012.
Company now in San Antonio, TX and Portland, OR.
CEO: Industrial demand stable, but mining continues to be a challenge.
IAT is a distributor of specialized material handling equipment, industrial tools, MRO and safety supplies.
Catalog focuses on increasing sales through educational content and a fresh, contemporary design.
Company's growth supported by increased global sales.
CEO: U.S. sales robust, Asia Pacific region returned to growth.
Despite company reporting year-to-date loss, sales remain strong.
Hercules Tire has 21 distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada.
Transportation equipment less the decrease, falling 9.5 percent for the month.
With this acquisition, Norco has 16 locations in Washington.
Profit for the diversified manufacturer fell 21 percent.
Company returns to profit after $107.2 million loss in 2012.
Company sees profit increase with cost reduction efforts, expansion.