The company – No. 15 on ID's 2015 Big 50 List – has changed its name to fortify and better unite its more than 570 Win local companies into a single, cohesive brand.
The distribution center provides immediate delivery of the company's most popular products in support of customers across Quebec and the Maritime Provinces.
Industrial Buyers Consortium adds a Connecticut-based specialized industrial tool and metalworking fluid distributor, and a Lombard, Illinois-based manufacturer of clamping tools.
The new version of the Staff-Lok hinged shaft collar incorporates a mounting flat with a countersunk drilled, a tapped hole, and two mounting holes on the face for attaching sensors, cameras, and other devices
Jack Keough examines Home Depot chairman Craig Menear's recent conference call at Goldman Sachs annual Retailing Brokers Conference, in which he discussed the motivations behind the acquisition of Interline Brands.
The class earlier this month attracted more than 25 distributor salespeople from around the U.S. to the group’s training center in Farmers Branch, Texas.
A continued decrease in both the distributor and purchasing manufacturers indexes led to a pessimistic September outlook among distributors and manufacturers.
Cloud platform provider Covisint and freight tech company FreightVerify have collaborated to create a service that combines predictive analytics with real-time data, so that organizations can proactively manage freight exception issues.
The company is investing about $39 million over three years in the plant, used as a global base for the manufacturing of rotary-vane and liquid-ring vacuum pumps.
Formerly the executive vice president of sales for MSC Industrial, Thomas Cox will take over for Charles Hale, who will continue to serve as FCX President.
The chart includes technical information from many of the quick references that are commonly found in the work areas of mechanical designers, machinists, and CAD users.
Kennametal will move its leadership team to the U.S. Steel Tower in downtown Pittsburgh, while Peter Dragich and Greg Temple join the executive team effective Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, respectively.
The property addition will result in a 43 percent increase in operational capacity, positively impacting all facets of the business – from engineering, to warehouse operations, to sales.
The acquisition brings a variety of products in the armor cable cutter, cable stripper, motorized cutter and labor-saving tools category to the Southwire hand tool product line.
Apex Supply Chain Technologies shares how it helped save one of Florida's largest food distributors $171,000 by improving the management of its handheld scanners, which had become a major, hidden cost for the company.
By pooling their efforts and fulfilling one or more aspects of a customer’s needs, independent distributors can effectively leverage their strengths while providing service and support levels that the big box retailers can’t touch.
While some old tactics to keep customers still work today, newer technologies that help guide customers to run their facilities more efficiently and possibly reduce costs are becoming powerful "customer retainers."
Grainger COO D.G. Macpherson discussed Grainger's near and long-term outlook on Friday, noting the company's headwind struggles, further SKU and internal investment expansion, as well as how it views Amazon.
Manufacturing Day, taking place on Oct. 2, gives industrial distributors the chance to support their manufacturer suppliers and customers.
The manufacturing sector saw 341 workplace fatalities last year, a 9 percent increase compared to the previous year.