CHENNAI: Elgi Equipments, a leading manufacturer of air compressors and automotive equipment, has reported a profit after taxation of Rs. 9.60 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2008, against Rs. 7.80 crore in the corresponding period in the previous year. Sales grew by 22 per cent to Rs. 130.70 crore from Rs. 107.10 crore, says a release.