Commercial appliances OEM Middleby Corp. reported record net sales and earnings for the first quarter ended April 4, 2009. Net earnings were US$14,067,000 on net sales of $181,546,000 as compared to the prior year first quarter net earnings of $13,181,000 on net sales of $160,883,000. Net sales rose 12.8% in the first quarter, the company said, reflecting the impact of acquisitions. Operating income increased by 8.0%.
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