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WESCO International COO Retiring At End Of Year

October 8, 2015 | by WESCO International | Comments

Per WESCO's efforts to streamline its management structure, Van Oss' position as COO and senior vice president will not be filled.

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CapitalTristate Names New Area Manager

October 7, 2015 1:20 pm | by CapitalTristate

Jim Glenny will lead and direct sales teams in Capital Tristate's Hagerstown, MD area.


Industrial Supplier S. L. Fusco Names Regional Managers

October 7, 2015 11:07 am | by S.L. Fusco

Abrasives, metalworking, MRO and safety products distributor S.L. Fusco has restructured its management team to align with market expansion throughout California, Airzona, and Nevada.


Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions Embraces Warehouse Solar Power

October 7, 2015 10:03 am | by NetPlus Alliance

Hyde has installed a solar array on the roof over its shipping and warehouse buildings, which it expects to generate 15-20 percent of its electricity that will help run its office, plant facilities, and equipment.


Armstrong Industrial Hand Tools Realigns Brands, Celebrates 125 Years

October 6, 2015 2:51 pm | by Armstrong Industrial Hand Tools

Campbell chain, JOBOX tool storage, GearWrench, Crescent hand tools, and others will now be positioned in the industrial market as part of the Armstrong Industrial Hand Tools offering, which encompasses 15,000 products and 10 brands.


Eaton Showcases Latest Fluid Power, Filtration Solutions At Annual Distributor Meeting

October 6, 2015 2:21 pm | by Eaton

Eaton revealed its new CLS Sectional Mobile Valves, an enhanced PowerSource mobile app and website, the latest Compressed Natural Gas hose products, and a new Variable Speed Drive pump solution that can provide up to 70 percent energy savings.


Kaman To Buy Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies

October 6, 2015 1:31 pm | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

TAAT, with annual sales of approximately $20 million, will become part of Kaman's Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products division.


Report: Grainger Relocating Up To 60 Wisconsin Jobs

October 5, 2015 4:45 pm | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

Grainger's Green Bay, WI-based subsidiary Imperial Supplies is reportedly moving its warehousing and distribution operations down to Grainger's 320,000 square foot facility in Janesville.


Valin Named One of Silicon Valley’s Largest Private Companies

October 5, 2015 2:01 pm | by Valin Corporation

Valin made Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's annual list for a fourth year in a row.


Praxair Starts New Air Separation Plant In East China

October 5, 2015 1:32 pm | by Praxair

Praxair is the exclusive industrial gas supplier in the growing Yangzhou chemical park in east China, which has port access to the Yangtze River.


Atlas Copco Acquires U.K. Process Control Expert

October 5, 2015 1:28 pm | by Atlas Copco

NJS Technologies becomes part of the Chicago Pneumatic Tools division in Atlas Copco's Industrial Technique business area.


NAED Education And Research Foundation Announces Annual Campaign

October 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by NAED Education & Research Foundation

Foundation Chair Bill Squires says if NAED receives $120,000 in contributions by Dec. 31, he will increase his company's contribution five-fold.


Con-Way Freight Announces Fall Rate Increase

October 5, 2015 11:40 am | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

The increase aims to offset rising costs of business, which includes a nationwide shortage of qualified truck drivers, increased regulatory compliance, higher fleet operations, revenue equipment costs, and technology upgrades.


ISM: Manufacturing Hits A Soft Spot

October 5, 2015 10:12 am | by Jon Minnick, Editor

The manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 33rd consecutive month.


AD E-Commerce Initiative Aims To Help Independent Distributors

October 5, 2015 10:00 am | by Affiliated Distributors

The program includes a comprehensive content management solution which includes a shared master eCatalog and web portal, along with member specific sub-catalog and store front options.


Third-Party Logistics Acquisitions Expected To Increase

October 5, 2015 9:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Many CEOs believe the recent wave of 3PL mergers & acquisitions will lead to defensive acquisitions by other firms.


Ohio Transmission Acquired By Private Equity Firm IPC

October 2, 2015 1:56 pm | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

OTC – No. 42 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List – will retain its management team, led by CEO Phil Derrow and Chairman Bob Grubbs.


Turtle & Hughes Expands To Boston, Acquires Forest Hills Electrical

October 2, 2015 11:22 am | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

Turtle & Hughes – No. 27 on ID's Big 50 List – says the move allows it to seamlessly service the Boston to Philadelphia corridor.


Purvis Industries Acquires Phoenix' Industrial Mining Supply, Sun Belt Supply

October 2, 2015 10:25 am | by Purvis Industries

Industrial Mining Supply serves mining customers throughout Arizona and Nevada, while Sun Belt Supply services Arizona's light weight belting market.


Applied Industrial Technologies Acquires Ohio's S.G. Morris

October 2, 2015 10:16 am | by Applied Industrial Technologies

Cleveland, OH-based SGM further enhances Applied's offering of fluid power, motion control, and lubrication solutions.


Amazon Rolls Out Delivery Ride-Sharing System

October 1, 2015 12:23 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The program — called Amazon Flex — allows people to earn between $18 and $25 per hour by signing up for individual delivery shifts.



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