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Techspray Appoints EMX Master Distributor For Canada

May 12, 2015 1:40 pm | by Techspray | News | Comments

Representing electronic hardware manufacturing products, electronic components, printed circuit, and production supplies, EMX will now act as Techspray's stocking master distributor for Canada.


PTDA Releases 2015 Membership Directory

May 12, 2015 1:27 pm | by PTDA | News | Comments

The directory is an ideal resource for connecting with the top decision-makers of the global power transmission/motion control industry.


Sonepar USA Subsidiaries Acquire Ciro Electrical Supply, Trinity Electric

May 12, 2015 1:19 pm | by Sonepar USA | News | Comments

Cooper Electric Supply has purchased Philadelphia-based Ciro Electrical Supply, while Crawford Electric has purchased Dallas, TX-based Trinity Electric.


Distributor Profile: United Distribution Group

May 12, 2015 12:34 pm | by Jack Keough, Contributing Editor | Articles | Comments

By combining technical expertise, an expanded offering of products, and an emphasis on acquiring well-managed companies, United Distribution Group has grown to become a powerhouse distributor serving the oil, gas, mining, and a variety of diversified industries. But the main reason for UDG’s success is its focus on customer service.

Airgas Acquires Valley Air Supply

May 12, 2015 10:12 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Airgas adds the Alabama-based industrial gas and welding supply distributor's four locations and 30 associates.


Report: Fastenal Planning Major Expansion For NC Distribution Hub

May 12, 2015 9:55 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

An eight to nine year expansion project will increase the company's distribution center in High Point, NC to nearly 300,000 feet, while daily orders have already ramped up.


May/June Digital Edition

May 12, 2015 9:16 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Industrial Distribution's 2015 May/June issue features our 68th Annual Survey of Distributor Operations – an in-depth report highlighting critical issues for distributors with data to help drive business decisions. Other features include a distributor profile on United Distribution Group, Jack Keough's Closer Look at non-residential construction, and a Manufacturer's View on service value.


Honeywell's New Fibre-Metal Roughneck P1 Hard Hat

May 12, 2015 8:57 am | by Honeywell Honeywell Safety -Sperian Protection Product Releases | Comments

Built for strength, toughness and durability, the P1 is ideally suited for use in construction sites, steel plants, foundries, forges, fabrication shops, chemical plants, and other extreme environments.


NSK 2015 Sales Jump, Profit Nearly Doubles

May 11, 2015 4:26 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

General machinery sales in the Americas helped boost NSK's Industrial Machinery segment almost 14 percent in the year.


Graybar Opens New Utah Branch

May 11, 2015 3:41 pm | by Graybar | News | Comments

The 30,000 square foot branch will serve 16 counties in the state.


Women In Manufacturing Summit 2015

May 11, 2015 2:43 pm | Events

The fifth annual Women in Manufacturing summit will be held in Minneapolis September 23 – September 25. This annual event is geared toward women who have chosen careers in manufacturing and want to share perspectives and network with others in the industry.


India B2B Startup To Raise $15M For Rapid Expansion

May 11, 2015 2:16 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

With sales reportedly doubling each month so far in 2015, the company's expansion investment is something to keep an eye on.


Epicor Announces Spinoff Of Epicor Retail Solutions Business

May 11, 2015 12:34 pm | by Epicor | News | Comments

Epicor Software and Epicor Retail Solutions will soon be separated into two private-owned companies under Apax Partners.


Grainger Adds Safety Expertise, Resources For Customers

May 11, 2015 12:16 pm | by Grainger | News | Comments

Grainger has provided updates on its new Qualified Safety Sales Professionals, which have pushed the company's total to 80 company-wide.


Midway Industrial Supply Appoints CEO

May 11, 2015 12:02 pm | by Midway Industrial Supply | News | Comments

The Minneapolis-based distributor of industrial fluid handling and spray finishing equipment and systems has promoted its CFO to lead the company.


PFERD Launches New 4" and 6" Grinding Wheels

May 11, 2015 9:39 am | by PFERD Pferd Product Releases | Comments

Along with versatility and performance gain, CC-GRIND-SOLID reduces dust emissions, noise and vibration by 50 percent or more.

Kaman Forms Brand For Automation, Control, And Energy Management

May 11, 2015 9:19 am | by Kaman Industrial Technologies | News | Comments

The new brand, supported by 500 employees, will serve original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants, and infrastructure facilities throughout the world.


PT/MC Industry Shows Continued Growth In Q1

May 8, 2015 4:27 pm | by PTDA | News | Comments

A deeper analysis by the PTDA shows distributors reported more positive business activity and new orders in Q1 2015 than manufacturers, a notable change from the same period in 2014.


Imports Settling Down After Surge To Clear Backlog

May 8, 2015 2:28 pm | by National Retail Federation | News | Comments

April's port volume was up only 8.1 percent year-over-year, compared to March's 33 percent spike following the tentative West Coast port labor deal.


DPA Buying Group Adds 14 Industrial Distributors

May 8, 2015 2:07 pm | by DPA Buying Group | News | Comments

DPA's new members to its Industrial Products division span eight states, while the group also added six new preferred suppliers.



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