The operating loss within All Other in the third quarter 2013 was
Advanced Material Technologies
Third Quarter Ended Nine Months Ended Sept. 27, Sept. 28, Sept. 27, Sept. 28, (Millions) 2013 2012 2013 2012 Sales
$ 176.3 $ 190.5 $ 566.2 $ 654.2Operating profit 4.8 9.2 12.7 22.0 Advanced Material Technologies manufactures precious, non-precious and specialty metal products, including vapor deposition targets, frame lid assemblies, clad and precious metal preforms, high temperature braze materials, ultra-fine wire, advanced chemicals, optics, performance coatings and microelectronic packages. These products are used in wireless, semiconductor, photonic, hybrid and other microelectronic applications within the consumer electronics and telecommunications infrastructure markets. Other key markets for these products include medical, defense and science, energy and industrial components. Advanced Material Technologies also has metal cleaning operations and in-house refineries that allow for the reclaim of precious metals from internally generated or customers' scrap. This segment has domestic facilities in New York, Connecticut, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Massachusettsand Californiaand international facilities in Asiaand Europe. Sales from Advanced Material Technologies of $176.3 millionin the third quarter 2013 were 7% lower than sales of $190.5 millionin the third quarter 2012. Sales in the first nine months of 2013 were $566.2 million, a 13% decline from sales of $654.2 millionin the first nine months of 2012. Lower pass-through metal prices accounted for the majority of the decline in sales in the first nine months of 2013 from the first nine months of 2012. Sales in the third quarter and first nine months of the year were also affected by changes in the level of customer-supplied metal. Value-added sales of $68.4 millionin the third quarter 2013 were 7% lower than value-added sales of $73.3 millionin the third quarter 2012. Value-added sales in the first nine months of 2013 were $209.1 million, a 3% decline from the value-added sales of $216.3 millionin the first nine months of 2012.