Cables manufactured by General Cable with a GenClean jacket permit organic remnants to be more readily removed in a wash cycle, which would substantially reduce the environmental conditions conducive to microbial growth.
The decline reflects lower demand across most of the company's end markets led by oil and gas, industrial distribution and off-highway market sectors, partially offset by acquisitions and improved pricing. In addition, steel surcharges declined $72 million from the prior-year quarter.
Net sales for the first quarter of 2013 decreased 5.2% to $72.0 million versus $76.0 million for the first quarter of 2012. The decrease was mainly driven by reduced sales coverage due to an 11% decline in the average number of sales representatives in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the prior year period.
The board of directors voted to raise the quarterly cash dividend by 16 percent to 93 cents per share. Grainger has provided 42 consecutive years of increased dividends, a record that only 3 percent of companies in the S&P 500 can claim.
Unlike typical NOx sulfide/caustic control chemistry, low toxicity BIONOxSOLVER will not liberate flammable and dangerous hydrogen sulfide gas at pH use conditions.
Self-lubricating and wear-resistant, Saint-Gobain’s technology ensures friction control within pump applications throughout the long life of the mechanism.
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Too often when tackling a task, a worker will sometimes grab a tool that wasn't designed for the job. The 8C minimizes this problem because it gives a worker viable options for four specific applications . . .
Through Infor Ming.le, users are able not only to talk about work issues, but to solve them directly in the application, which can lead to an increase in productivity.
The new headquarters and regional office include a branch and distribution center with more than 128,000 square feet, located at 6250 Brook Hollow Parkway, Norcross, Ga. 30071. The company will host a grand opening celebratory customer event on Wednesday, April 24 at the new Norcross location.
The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence has announced the election of Ronald E. Calhoun, President and CEO, The Palmer‐Donavin Mfg. Co.; and Larry J. Stoddard, President and CEO, RelaDyne, Inc., to the NAW Institute Board of Directors.
This large product expansion complements the Acklands-Grainger 2013 catalogue , which launched in February, and offers the industry’s broadest selection of 116,000 products in 11 categories, including 16,000 new items and 40 new suppliers.
Jack Keough discusses the NAHAD convention's turnout and reacts to keynote speaker Andrew H. Card Jr., former Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush. Card had attendees enraptured when he described the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
A benefit to warehouses, distribution centers, factories, laboratories, retail stores, and many other facilities, NB Series Mobile Powered Workstations save labor and improve productivity, says the company . . .
The WAL-ML-3XM-3G mini light tower from Larson Electronics provides operators with a powerful and easily transported lighting system that offers the power of a full size lighting system in a compact and self powered package.
Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) groups at many companies are facing a major challenge: toxic MRO master catalogs stuffed with incomplete data on replacement parts, a problem that drives up costs and creates large-scale problems for multiple corporate divisions.
The first regional planning sessions were held in Texas last week. Brought upon by the group’s newly added distributor and supplier advisory councils, the regional planning sessions were organized by NetPlus Alliance Vice President of Development, Todd Washburn.
Located at 145 Performance Boulevard, the new 68,000-square-foot facility is three times the size of the former Springfield location and will feature F.W. Webb’s full inventory in a convenient open concept layout. The new location will also include a Frank Webb’s Bath Center, opening in late summer, which is a great resource for the community.
Unisource Worldwide today announced it is engaged in exclusive talks with International Paper regarding a proposed transaction in which its xpedx distribution business would be combined with Unisource. Unisource and xpedx are leading, complementary business-to-business distributors of printing paper, packaging and facility supplies.
First-quarter profit shrank 45 percent. Caterpillar lowered its expectations for full year sales and profits because its mining business is slowing. Sales of Caterpillar-branded mining machines will drop by half this year, the company said on Monday.