August 3, 2001 — NOGALES, AZ — Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. saw record quarterly sales of more than $6 million for the first three months ending June 30, up 17 percent from last year.
Sales for the company, which makes disposable protective apparel for the cleanroom, medical, food service, dental and industrial safety markets, rose to $6,003,000, up from $5,131,000 from a year ago.
“Alpha Pro Tech is well positioned to grow revenue in its current markets,” said Al Millar, the company’s president. “We expect gross profit margins for fiscal 2001 to continue to be strong due to a more global emphasis on purchasing and a continued focus on improving manufacturing processes and efficiency.”
Sales for the first six months of the calendar year were $11,438,000, up 13.6 percent or $1,367,000, from the same period last year. Second quarter pre-tax income was $415,000, a 21.4 increase over last year’s pre-tax sales for the same period of $342,000.