Posted November 15, 2017

Fastenal posts big October sales gain

Fastenal reported sales in October of $399.7 million, a 19.2 percent increase from $335.3 million in October 2016.

Daily sales of $18.2 million were up 13.8 percent from $15.9 million last year.

Daily sales to manufacturing customers increased by 15.7 percent, while sales to non-residential construction customers grew by 6 percent.

Fastenal said acquisitions accounted for 1.3 percent of the increase.