Uniform and career apparel manufacturer Superior Uniform Group Inc has reported sales of $36.96 million for the third quarter ended 30 September 2004, compared to $36.02m in 2003.

Net income totalled $1.80m or $.24 per common share, compared with net income of $1.99 or $.27 per common share in the year-before period. Net earnings were $1.80 compared to $1.98 in 2003.

Michael Benstock, chief executive officer said: "The increase in revenues for the quarter resulted from the first quarter acquisition of UniVogue and increasing revenues from new national accounts landed over the previous year, offset by continued soft demand from our existing customer base."

Superior Uniform Group, through its marketing brands Fashion Seal, Fashion Seal Healthcare, Martin's, Empire, Fashion Seal Hospitality, Worklon, Universal, Sope Creek and UniVogue, manufactures and sells uniforms, corporate ID, career apparel and accessories a range of industries.