Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, December 6th, 2006
Net sales increased 4.8% to $435.7 million compared to $416.0 million reported for the third quarter of 2005. Net sales, excluding precious metal content, increased 5.8% in the third quarter of 2006. U.S. dealer-based purchases ahead of price increases, along with continued strength in specialty products, benefited performance for the quarter. This was partially offset by product returns from approximately 200 distributors that were discontinued as part of our previously announced Strategic Partnership Program during the period.
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