2016 was a winning year for Spartan, as we took the necessary steps to get our leadership team in place, leveraged our Spartan Production System which steered the company on our lean manufacturing and continuous improvement journey, and saw profits better than any year since 2009. The result is a stronger, more nimble company with a deeper and more dependable product portfolio that is decidedly in growth mode. Experience the success with us! NASDAQ: SPAR
Revenue of $590.8M Up 7.3%
Net Income improved by $25.6M to $8.6 M
Earnings Increased to $0.25/Share from a loss of $0.50/Share
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