Ametek sales see year-on-year increase

Electronics manufacturer Ametek’s second-quarter 2010 sales of $591.9m (£381.1m) were up 13 per cent over the $524.9m reported in the second quarter of 2009. 

Operating income was $115.6m − a 24 per cent increase from the $93.2m recorded in the same period of 2009. 

Net income increased 30 per cent to $67.4m, or $0.63 per diluted share, from the second-quarter 2009 level of $51.8m, or $0.48 per diluted share.