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Wesco Aircraft Announces CFO Retirement, 2014 Sales

November 21, 2014 | by Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. | Comments

Gregory Hann will continue to serve as Wesco Aircraft’s CFO until a replacement can be found, and will remain an employee of the company until March 31, 2015.                           

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Can Low Oil Prices Be Good For The Environment?

November 21, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer

At around $75 a barrel, the price is high enough to keep investments flowing into alternatives, while giving energy companies less reason to pursue expensive and risky oil fields.                     

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European Construction Production Dips In September

November 21, 2014 10:38 am | by Eurostat

Production decreased 1.8 percent in September, following a 0.7 percent rise in August.                                               

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Earns Molex Distributor Award

November 21, 2014 9:46 am | by Molex

The award recognizes one outstanding global channel partner for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales, coupled with global financial, operational, and executive management excellence.      

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Anixter Appoints New Board Member

November 21, 2014 9:24 am | by Anixter

Scott Peppet brings an extensive law background to Anixter's team.                                                     

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Gauge Of U.S. Economy Posts 0.9 Percent October Gain

November 20, 2014 3:12 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

The October reading was the best showing since a 1.2 percent jump in July.                                                   

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U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged In October

November 20, 2014 3:09 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

A fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.                                                 

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Salvadore Launches Industry Recruitment Firm For Distributors, Manufacturers

November 20, 2014 2:11 pm | by GRN Coastal

GRN Coastal is an industry-specific recruitment firm focused on supporting companies in the electrical, automation, PVF, and industrial trades.                               

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WinWholesale's Carr Supply Opens New Branch In NW Ohio

November 20, 2014 12:39 pm | by WinWholesale

The Lima, OH location becomes the 18th branch for Carr Supply, a provider of plumbing, HVAC, and water service supplies and equipment.                                 

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PA Region Reports Manufacturing-Related Student Enrollments Rise 36 Percent

November 20, 2014 10:08 am | by Manufacturers Resource Center

Enrollment has surged at three of the region's career & technical schools: Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School, and the Career Institute of Technology.              

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Spectrum Brands Reports Record Fiscal 2014 Results

November 20, 2014 9:44 am | by Spectrum Brands

An 8.4 percent rise in net sales was largely the result of the Hardware and Home Improvement Group acquisition on Dec. 17, 2012.                                 

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NAED Creates Talent Recruitment And Retention Position

November 19, 2014 2:44 pm | by The National Association of Electrical Distributors

Developed in response to NAED members expressing a desire for assistance in their recruitment and retention efforts, the position will play a critical role in bringing the best possible talent into the industry.           

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MAPI Report: U.S. 2014 Trade Deficit Headed For 50 Percent Increase

November 19, 2014 1:40 pm | by Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

MAPI's senior advisor for international trade and finance estimates the deficit increase could lead to a net loss of 350,000 American manufacturing jobs.                           

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Anvil International Opens New Florida Distribution Center

November 19, 2014 12:27 pm | by Mueller Water Products

The 41,000 square-foot facility services the Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina wholesale pipes, valves and fittings market.                              

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Stellar Industrial To Merge With Advantage Machine & Tool

November 19, 2014 12:12 pm | by Stellar Industrial Supply

After the combination is completed, Tacoma, WA-based Stellar will have approximately 150 employees across 11 branches.                                     

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SKF Invests In New Lubrication Systems Factory In Czech Republic

November 19, 2014 10:16 am | by SKF

The expanded factory has been designed with a focus on reducing the building’s overall environmental impact, including more efficient energy and water usage and choice of more sustainable building materials.             

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Lowe's Rides Improving Housing Market To Strong 3Q

November 19, 2014 10:06 am | by Associated Press

Rising home prices could become a hurdle for retailers like Lowe's and Home Depot but right now, both companies are showing solid signs of recovery from their slow start to the year.                   

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U.S. Home Construction Drops In October

November 19, 2014 9:53 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

While overall construction was down in October, analysts said the weakness was confined to apartment building, which had seen a huge increase in September.                           

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Lincoln Electric Acquires RealWeld Systems

November 19, 2014 9:27 am | by Lincoln Electric

The addition expands Lincoln's educational and training capabilities in arc welding.                                               

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US: Government Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

November 18, 2014 3:18 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press

Tuesday's ruling is a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.                                       

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Bearing Headquarters' Harting Promoted To VP Of General Markets - Central

November 18, 2014 2:58 pm | by Bearings Headquarters

Harting's area is comprised of Illinois cities Alton, Decatur, and Mt. Vernon, Blytheville in Arkansas, and St. Louis, Missouri.                                

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