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Nightstick Mini-TAC UV Lights

October 10, 2014 12:20 pm | by Nightstick | Product Releases | Comments

Both lights are for the purpose of detecting hidden security markings in documents, spotting leak detection fluids, and as an aid in visually locating proteins in forensics work.

Illuminating Engineering Society Recognizes 9 Eaton LED Products for Technical Achievement

October 10, 2014 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Eaton’s nine recognized products include indoor and outdoor LED lighting solutions designed for commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential environments.

BlackHawk Industrial Opens New Branch In Portland

October 10, 2014 11:46 am | by BlackHawk Industrial | News | Comments

The additional inventory stocking location, along with added field-sales and CSR talent at the new location, further strengthens BlackHawk's presence in Oregon and Northern California.                   


U.S. Import Prices Fall In September, Export Prices Rise

October 10, 2014 10:43 am | by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | News | Comments

Each of the three monthly import price decreases was led by falling fuel prices.                                                 


Carlisle To Acquire Liquid Finishing Business Assets From Graco For $590M

October 10, 2014 10:23 am | by Carlisle Companies | News | Comments

The move gives Carlisle a leading position in a new industry segment of industrial liquid finishing equipment and systems.                                     


Amazon To Open Its First Brick-And-Mortar Store

October 10, 2014 9:55 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A report in the Wall Street Journal says the Manhattan store could function as a warehouse and a showcase for inventory.                                   


National Automation Services Expands Footprint In Oil And Gas Market

October 10, 2014 9:49 am | by Stock Market Media Group | Articles | Comments

With one acquisition already under its belt and two others in the process of joining the company, NAS is set to compete in an oil and gas industry that's booming in the U.S. and that shows no signs of slowing down.           


Fastenal Meets 3Q Profit Expectations

October 10, 2014 9:30 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The maker of industrial and construction fasteners posted revenue of $980.8 million in the period, surpassing Wall Street forecasts.                                 


Duracell Professional Opens Online Sales Training Center

October 9, 2014 5:26 pm | by Duracell Professional | Product Releases | Comments

The free program provides an overview of the battery market, in-depth insights into battery use in eleven industries, and sales tools.

Oleophobic Oil Repelling Treatment

October 9, 2014 5:10 pm | by Rust-Oleum | Product Releases | Comments

Rust-Oleum has released NeverWet Oleophobic Oil Repelling Treatment, a unique technology that repels most hydraulic, machine and motor oils in addition to water.

What Is Your Strategy For Speed? Part 1: Overall Business

October 9, 2014 4:55 pm | by Helgi Thor Leja, Industrial Distribution Leader, and Kim Zminkowski, Marketing Manager at Fortna Inc. | Articles | Comments

How much faster do things have to be to remain competitive? You have to figure out if and where speed applies to your business.                                   


Mayer Electric's Goedecke Receives "Influential" Award

October 9, 2014 4:18 pm | by Mayer Electric | News | Comments

CEO Nancy Collat Goedecke was named one of Birmingham, Alabama's "Most Influential Executives" by the Birmingham Business Journal.                                   


When Do Work Shifts Really End?

October 9, 2014 3:50 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

As the Supreme Court weighs arguments on when the working day ends for warehouse workers, it stirs the question of what exactly employees should be paid for.                       


Gartner Identifies The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2015

October 9, 2014 12:38 pm | by Gartner | News | Comments

The top trends for 2015 cover three themes: the merging of the real and virtual worlds, the advent of intelligence everywhere, and the technology impact of the digital business shift.                   


Alcoa 3Q Boosted By Higher Aluminum Prices

October 9, 2014 12:22 pm | by David Koenig, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Alcoa has diversified to make lightweight metal and alloy products for aerospace, autos, and other industries, but it was the core metals business that propelled Alcoa in Q3.                     


SKF Signs Agreements With Scania Worth $50 Million

October 9, 2014 11:53 am | by SKF | News | Comments

SKF's bearings and high pressure valve stem seals will contribute to Scania's development of energy efficient trucks.                                      


Hacking A Big Danger For Small Businesses

October 9, 2014 11:04 am | by Joynce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer | Articles | Comments

It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too.                         


Columbus McKinnon Yale And Shaw-Box Hoists

October 9, 2014 10:54 am | by Columbus McKinnon | Product Releases | Comments

Columbus McKinnon Corporation has expanded the capabilities of its Yale Global King and Shaw-Box World Series wire rope hoists to include longer 60 ft. lifts and an improved electronic hoist monitoring system

U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Climb In August, Sales Fall

October 9, 2014 10:25 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Wholesale companies restocked their warehouses in August at the fastest pace since April, while sales fell by the most since January.                                 


Distribution International Acquires Mechanical Insulation Supply

October 9, 2014 10:16 am | by Distribution International | News | Comments

DI grows its distribution network in the Midwest market, adding the mechanical and industrial insulation supplier.                                       



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