Inventory management has been at the forefront of most software systems since the early 1980s. You would think that after all these years we would be at a point where inventory accuracy would be a given. Well, think again! Thirty years later most companies cannot claim higher than 96% inventory Record Accuracy.
Mid-Island Electrical Supply is a full service distributor of electrical products serving the Automation, Construction, Industrial, OEM, Commercial, Institutional and Municipal markets in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
As a result of this acquisition, Barcoding will strengthen its portfolio of RFID and auto-identification technologies by offering the full breadth of Miles Technologies’ solutions. By increasing its presence in the Central United States, Barcoding can better service and support enterprise customers from its Chicago office, as well as uncover new business opportunities in the Central and Western United States.
The company joins Charlotte Winnelson, which opened in April, and Noland Company serving the area. In addition to the Charlotte area, the new Windustrial company serves the rest of the state and South Carolina. The president is Brian Clark who has PVF wholesale market experience in Charlotte, Upstate New York and the Los Angeles area.
The new magnetic blade storage will hold one spare blade at a time to keep the profile of the blade as slim as possible.
Pyro-Duct 597-C is an advanced high temperature coating formulated using a high purity silver flake with a D50 particle size of less than 20 microns.
The company just missed its sales target of EUR 10 billion, yet achieved a sales record with a reported total of EUR 9.98 billion. In its core business, the trade in assembly and fastening material for the craft and industry sector, the Würth Group grew by 3.7 percent to a total of EUR 5.5 billion in 2012. The industry sector, recording a plus of 12.3 percent, clearly contrasts with the rest.
As industrial companies move closer to embracing mobility, there is potential temptation to get things done quickly and overlook crucial elements of a deployment until after the app is deployed. However, by addressing these areas early in the planning stage of a deployment, companies can achieve the ROI and long-term value they desire with mobile applications.
“Expansion of eCommerce is fueling demand for big-box distribution centers in major distribution hubs, and has triggered an increase in both build-to-suit and speculative development,” noted Cushman & Wakefield’s John Morris, leader of Industrial Services for the Americas. “This wave will continue due to an undersupply of Class A space.”
The court's ruling is the latest success for business groups that have worked to prevent the NLRB from shifting the legal landscape in favor of labor unions, despite President Barack Obama's appointment of several labor-friendly board members.
These ceramic grains are a very fine crystalline structure, which allows for micro-fracturing of the abrasive grain. This promotes constant generation of new cutting edges allowing for longer life and faster stock removal.
Concept workstations, which are available in manual, hand crank, and motorized height adjustment options, are designed for the needs of the high-tech, electronics, and laboratory business sectors, where ergonomic qualities are an important requirement.
Five leading packaging companies in North America and Europe today announced they intend to combine in order to operate as one global leader under the banner of Exopack Holdings Sarl, a new Luxembourg company (“the Combined Company”). The combined business will have 63 plants, 8,650 employees and aggregate revenues of more than US$2.5B, making it the sixth-largest plastics packaging company in the world.
TIC was selected as a new member of the US Electrical Division Supplier community with a rating of 10 stars. Toshiba's membership is retroactive to January 1, 2013. The TIC product groups included in this new agreement with AD are LED Lighting Systems, Low Voltage Electric Motors, Low Voltage Adjustable Speed Drives, and Uninterruptible Power Systems.
The opening of the facilities – one each in Texas and North Carolina and an expansion in Utah – extends the presence of HD Supply Power Solutions in key geographic regions and enhances the services offered. The new locations are: Midland, Texas; Durham, N.C.; and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jack Keough takes a closer look at Kaman Corporation on the heels of their restructuring efforts, uncovering their possible intentions to once again enter acquisition territory. The company indicated that it may be looking at acquisitions in the fluid power or electrical automation areas, both of which have been extremely beneficial for Kaman.
Industrial Distribution's May/June 2013 issue focuses on the results of our 66th Annual Survey of Distributor Operations. Taking an in-depth look at what distributors themselves are saying, the issue discusses trends and the economy, employment, technology usage, keeping the balance sheet balanced, what distributors view as best practices and where their value lies in today's changing economy.
Sales for the quarter ended March 29, 2013 were $380.8 million, a 21.4% increase compared to sales of $313.6 million for the quarter ended March 30, 2012. On an average organic daily sales basis, sales increased 3.5% for the quarter. Sales to our institutional facilities customers, comprising 52% of sales, increased 50.3% for the quarter, and 5.0% on an average organic daily sales basis.
The maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supply business will now be known as DME Industrial Supplies. The re-branding effort reflects the company’s recognition that its product catalog has many untapped applications in markets outside of plastics molding.
PASCO was founded in 1920 as a distributor of abrasives, cutting tools, carbides and other industrial supplies selling to manufacturing plants throughout California. Over the years, PASCO grew to become the largest abrasive belt fabricator in the U.S. Today, the company also manufactures other coated abrasive products, including sheets, discs, rolls, pressure-sensitive adhesive products and specialty items.