GripStrong Nitrile gloves have been redesigned to provide additional durability and even more protection in an array of environments, says the company.
All augers in the RESI-MASTER line have a 62° cutting angle that provides reinforcement for the cutting edge, reducing wear while providing smooth and accurate drilling action.
Boosting the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are proposing would increase earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016, but also cut employment by roughly 500,000 jobs, Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst said Tuesday.
Registration is now open for the PTDA 2014 Canadian Conference, to be held June 5 – 7, 2014 at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Québec. This thirteenth annual business conclave unites the key decision makers of the Canadian Power Transmission/Motion Control (PT/MC) industry.
The DPA Buying Group welcomed seven new distributors to the safety products division of the group, including companies from VA, SC, MO, and FL.
Michael DeCata, president and chief executive officer, commented, “The fourth quarter results reflect our continued progress to improve our operations and add to our sales force. Our previous investments and focus on cost controls now provide a platform for future growth."
As one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, HD Supply oversees product inventories of more than one million SKUs. As the company grew their SKU count and supplier base, tracking began to get increasingly complex and emails more difficult to manage.
"The Federal Reserve reports that industrial production fell 0.3 percent in January, following 0.3% growth in December. The abnormally cold weather caused a 4.1% surge in utility production last month."
For the past decade, China poured money into building new factories, highways and apartment blocks. That propelled explosive growth at home and a flood of money to exporters of iron ore and other commodities such as Australia and Peru. But now, Beijing has put the brakes on that boom.
Revenues for the year increased 9% to a record $3.74 billion. Same-store sales increased 7% reflecting a 9% increase in HVAC equipment, a 3% increase in other HVAC products, and a 3% increase in commercial refrigeration products.
Sales increased 3 percent versus January 2013. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions, net of dispositions, and a 2 percentage points decline from unfavorable foreign exchange.
The green certified GOJO pumice hand cleaner quickly and effectively cleans medium to heavy soils and conditions hardworking hands.
The Nautiz X4 is a multipurpose compact handheld computer built for the mobile worker. It enables efficient and reliable data collection in the toughest environments, says the company.
It’s now more important than ever that manufacturing leaders focus on employee recruitment and retention if they aim for future growth.
CEO Gallagher: "Sales at Motion Industries, our Industrial Group, were down slightly for the year, our Electrical/Electronic Group was down 2%, and our Office Group sales were down 3% in 2013. Weak demand patterns challenged these three industries throughout the year."
Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, Republicans are feeling pressure to fulfill promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in.
The bad news: You'll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. The good news: You'll likely pay less than last year. Or the year before, or the year before that.
Wholesale distribution companies are under increasing pressure to reassert their role in the broader supply network. Direct-to-consumer sales by manufacturers threaten to erode margins. The launch of AmazonSupply.com sets the stage for B2B buyers to take advantage of economies of scale that are virtually impossible for mid-market distributors to match.
There is much debate over the effectiveness of outsourcing, the effect it has had on “American” brand quality, and the effect it is having on the U.S. economy and its ability to pull out of the current recession. In some cases, it has proven to be a good move. In some cases it has proven disastrous.
ABB has reported record full-year revenues and higher operational EBITDA, net income and free cash flow despite a challenging market environment.