Gerber Scientific records increase in revenue

Gerber Scientific, a manufacturer of sign-making and graphic design equipment, has reported that, in its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended 31 July 2010, revenue increased 8.2 per cent to $118.3m (£76.1m) from $109.4m in the prior-year quarter.

Gross profit was $36m, or 30.4 per cent of sales, versus $31.9m, or 29.1 per cent of sales, in the comparable quarter.