Today is Veterans Day, which has special meaning at Mansfield Plumbing and its 49 employees who have served more than 300 combined years in the United States military.
Former Matco Tools and Kimball Midwest sales manager Chuck Laverdure will manage the outside sales force for Southwest's three locations – Phoenix, Tuscon, and Albuquerque.
TriMas gains the assets and personnel of Parker's Tolleson, Arizona facility, growing its aerospace business and complementing its Martinic Engineering business.
See how hose, fittings, assemblies, tube bending, and fabrication distributor Royal Brass and Hose partnered with Conexiom to solve their issues of slow sales order and invoice entry, slow reconciliation times, and multitasking errors.
The move gains nexAir a 28-year-old helium distributor in Jackson, Mississippi.
Posting a 13-percent decline in organic sales, the company is shedding a number of "non-core" business that represented approximately $220 million in annual revenue.
The move is Purvis' second announced acquisition since the start of October, gaining a single-location distributor serving a wide range of bearings customers.
While industrial M&A activity remained active with 55 reported Q3 transactions worth more than $50 million, that figure was down nearly 17 percent from Q2.
Airgas was one of nine HealthTrust suppliers honored, with suppliers chosen based on product quality, customer service, on-time delivery, billing accuracy, and value.
C. A. Burkhardt recaps merger & acquisition activity across large industrial distributors so far in 2015, and what each move does for those growing companies.
Jack Keough examines what happened when a company enacted a $70,000 salary across its company, regardless of position. Is it a good way to run a business?
The construction industry faces the familiar issue of a widening employment gap, making it continuously harder for employers to find qualified workers.
Fred Mendelsohn examines the NLRB's new "joint employer" law, which could impact distributors that have outsourced non-core functions or entered into contracts to assume non-core functions of other businesses.
Experience and unique service make WELD Specialty the distributor of choice for eastern Wisconsin, helping the company to quadruple in size since 2002.
With industrial market challenges tougher than they've been in years, distributors and manufacturers are at a crossroads. It seems there is no better time than now to reinforce your value proposition to your customer base.
The company – No. 11 on ID's Big 50 List – posted a net loss for a third straight quarter, while total sales were down nearly 30 percent from a year ago.
Cincinnati-based Diehl will be renamed Diehl Tool Steel, with the addition further enhancing Hitachi Metals' North American presence.
MRC Energy Piping will supply the pipe, fittings, and flanges to the processing and riser platforms of the Johan Sverdrup project, the largest project in the North Sea.
PTDA's annual summit brought 600 attendees from the power transmission/motion control industry to Chicago over Oct. 21-25.
With most companies now in their financial fourth quarter, sales trainer Eric Lofholm discusses how to prepare a plan for financial success in the coming year.