Huttig Building Products experienced sizable growth in the first quarter of 2015.

Sales for the publicly traded, St. Louis-based company grew 9 percent, according to president and CEO Jon Vrabley, while income broke even.

“Considering the seasonal nature of our business and the impact that the extreme weather had on many of our operations in the first quarter, I am pleased to report Huttig’s first positive income from continuing operations in the first quarter in many years,” he says.

The first quarter of 2014 was reported as a $4 million loss in net income.

Also of note, in a company statement regarding the first-quarter results, Huttig announced total bank debt dropped from $76.9 million in 2014 to $75.5 million in 2015.

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