The new CP69 series is ideal for heavy duty industrial maintenance applications where power and tool reliability are critical.
Weiler Corporation, a leading manufacturer of power brushes, abrasives and maintenance products, recently became a Preferred Supplier of Affiliated Distributors (AD) Industrial Supply Division (ISD). AD, with over 140 distributor members, is the largest association of independently owned industrial distributors in the United States.
Based in Sydney, the businesses acquired operate from locations throughout Australia and focus on three specialist markets. Revenue of the businesses acquired in the year ended 31 December 2013 is expected to be approximately A$160 million.
It’s no surprise then that one of the biggest impediments to a healthy business is poor organizational health, which stems from poor leadership. When a culture of blame and excuses permeates a company, it can paralyze it.
Lift'n Buddy combines the vertical lifting of a small powered stacker with the convenience, versatility, and simplicity of a 2-wheel hand truck.
The super slip-resistant outsole features drainage channels that direct water and oils away from contact points under the foot, similar to a tire tread, helping to increase stability and sure-footing indoors and out.
CEO Keating: "Distribution faced a decline in organic sales which resulted in its operating profit contribution coming in below prior year." Sales increased 1.8% in the first quarter of 2013 to $257.2 million compared to $252.6 million a year ago for the distribution segment.
Quality Products, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of aircraft ground support equipment and hydraulic press machine tools, today announced an acquisition, through a newly formed subsidiary, PPT Industrial Machines Inc..Under the terms of the purchase agreement, PPT is acquiring certain assets and liabilities of Pacific Press Technologies LLC.
Revenues for the first quarter of 2013 were $5.31 billion, a decrease of seven percent from the fourth quarter of 2012 and an increase of 23 percent from the first quarter of 2012. Operating profit for the quarter, excluding the transaction charges, was $816 million, or 15.4 percent of sales. Sequentially, first quarter operating profit decreased 14 percent, while year-over-year first quarter operating profit decreased seven percent.
NTE’s multi-conductor cable greatly improves soldering connections as well as making termination handling easier due to its extra flexible stranding.
Developed to replace traditional filter bags and cages, each pleated bag filter has a one-piece construction design which allows it to be used in new systems or as a simple retrofit in existing bag house equipment for improved system performance.
Beyond DSO: How Distributors Can Improve Customer Relations With Intelligent Accounts Receivable ManagementApril 29, 2013 9:40 am | by Mark Wilson, CEO, TermSync | Blogs | Comments
Asking customers to pay their invoices can often be an uncomfortable situation for distribution executives and their finance teams. It’s often considered a necessary evil in the business world. What many distributors may not realize is that while the end goal of these interactions is to receive payments, they are also valuable opportunities to improve your customer relationships.
The company on Friday reported net income after paying preferred dividends of $45.7 million, or 93 cents per share, down from $54.8 million, or $1.08 per share, in the same quarter of 2012. Excluding restructuring costs and other one-time items, the company said it posted an adjusted profit of $1.06 per share. Revenue fell 15 percent to $513.5 million from $604.4 million.
The 2013 full-line catalog features more than 27,000 in-stock products with free, next-day delivery available and expanded Property Improvement service offerings, including renovation, customized products, and installation services.
ITW had previously said it would sell off slower-growing units and focus on those with the most potential for growth. ITW said the six businesses have an operating margin of about 7%, compared with a 16.5% margin for the whole company during the first quarter, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The hybris 2012 State of B2B E-Commerce survey found that the majority of B2B procurement specialists (88%) prefer vendors that offer e-commerce over those who do not. Many buyers, however, indicated that the quality of the B2B e-commerce experience is inferior to that of B2C, limiting its effectiveness.
Stanley Black & Decker's first-quarter earnings sank 33 percent as the hardware and home-improvement business booked heavier charges tied to mergers and acquisitions. It said a cold start to spring and a sluggish European performance restrained revenue growth.
“This webinar will provide organizations with the framework to build a business model plan that will rapidly create new value,” Dirk Beveridge, Founder of UnleashWD and one of the hosts of the webinar, said. “Wholesale distribution companies need to update their business models to address changes to the marketplace. This webinar will provide specific insight on how your business may accomplish this."
3M said Thursday its first-quarter profit barely rose as it faced weaker demand. It cut its profit guidance for the full year. 3M's Scotch tape and construction and safety materials make it a good window into the broader economy. It has operations all over the world, so a stronger dollar hurt its revenue because many of its goods are sold in other currencies.
Epicor Prophet 21 continues to expand its global reach with the addition of country-specific functionality (CSF) for Mexico in this new release.