This excerpt taken from the AIMC 10-Q filed Nov 13, 2007.
Gross profit. Gross profit increased by $34.5 million, or 36.4%, from $94.6 million (27.2% of net sales), for the year to date period ended September 29, 2006 to $129.0 million (28.5% of net sales) for the same period of 2007. The increase is primarily due to
the acquisition of TB Wood’s, the inclusion of Hay Hall and Warner Linear for the full year to date period ended September 29, 2007, additional low cost country material sourcing, price increases and implementation of productivity improvements.