Many of the world’s top manufacturers announced earnings for the latest quarter. IndustryWeek takes a look at some of the key numbers.
Conglomerate 3M (IW 500/41) reports it beat analysts’ estimates by a penny a share. Sales were $7.7 billion, up 2% year over year.
The Dutch company called 2014 “challenging,” blaming slowing markets in Russia and China and unfavorable exchange rates for the loss. It went on to predict a rebound for 2015.