Our off-road product sales were up 13% as the agricultural and mining end markets our customers serve remained strong globally, and the U.S. construction equipment market continued to enjoy a strong replacement cycle. The ongoing strength in these end markets has increased the demand for our customers’ new equipment, upon which our air and liquid filtration systems are installed. We also had help during the quarter from our engine aftermarket business as replacement filter sales were up 6% as utilization rates of existing truck and off-road equipment fleets were good in the Americas.We also are continuing to expand our distribution networks and product line. Since our last call, we’ve added another 94 distributor with the majority of these latest distribution additions in Asia, Latin America and the U.S. Also during the past three months, we’ve added over 300 part numbers to our product offering with the majority of these adds in our emerging market businesses.
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