In this newly-created role, Jeremy Maxwell joins the Wolseley UK Leadership Team and will ensure that the company offers customers an outstanding multichannel service. Maxwell has extensive marketing, eCommerce, and multichannel experience at senior board level.
The ISA Manufacturer Index declined from 66.7% in October to 62.0% in November, while the...
The report, authored by Joint Economic Committee Democratic staff, concluded that “manufacturing...
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The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has announced the closure of its acquisition of Svendborg Brakes A/S and S.B. Patent Holding ApS, which manufacturing caliper brakes.
A prominent business group filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging government rules that require federal contractors to display posters telling workers they have a legal right to form a union.
Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services, has announced the election of David Bender to the company’s Board of Directors. David currently serves as District Vice President of Graybar’s Atlanta regional operations.
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has announced the availability of the results of its third annual technology survey. This research shows how the electrical distribution industry uses technology. The study requested distributor input on technology issues, website functionality, e-commerce capabilities, adoption of mobile devices, and back office technology implementation.
Greenlee, a Textron company, has announced the acquisition of HD Electric Company (HDE), a Waukegan, IL-based designer and manufacturer of power utility products. HDE provides products and solutions which test, measure and control electric power.
The Federal Reserve has sent its strongest signal of confidence in the U.S. economy since the Great Recession struck six years ago: It's decided the economy is finally strong enough to withstand a slight pullback in the Fed's stimulus.
The catalog offers a full range of pneumatic and hydraulic products and includes product features, descriptions, ordering information, images, operating information, engineering specifications, dimensions, and diagrams.
Effective January 1, 2014, Hayward Flow Control will be operating from the Hayward Canada facility, located in Oakville, Ontario. The 200,000 ft² warehouse and office facility currently houses the Hayward Canada Residential and Commercial Divisions.
U.S. consumer prices stayed flat in November, held down by falling gas prices. Inflation remains low across the broader economy, giving the Federal Reserve latitude to continue its extraordinary stimulus program.
The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals. It's hurting the U.S. economy. So says a majority of more than three dozen economists surveyed last week by The Associated Press. Their concerns tap into a debate that's intensified as middle-class pay has stagnated while wealthier households have thrived.
A global consensus that the U.S. will not pull back on its aggressive monetary policies is pushing markets higher at home and abroad. The Federal Reserve ends its two-day meeting Wednesday and issues its last statement and updated economic forecasts of 2013.
FedEx's second-quarter profit missed analyst expectations as customers continued to shift toward cheaper ground-shipping options and away from overnight air. The shipping company's net income rose 14%, in large part because Superstorm Sandy hurt business a year earlier.
Price increases for industrial, specialty, and medical gas customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico will be rising up to 5% on hardgoods and as much as 20% on helium.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Tuesday climbed to 58. That was up from 54 in November and matched an eight-year high reached in August. Readings above 50 indicate that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.
The price of oil edged down to near $97 a barrel Tuesday as investors waited to see whether or not the U.S. Federal Reserve would decide to start reducing its monetary stimulus this week.
Seneca will serve as the foundation shipper for TGP’s Niagara Expansion Project, which is designed to provide transportation from the prolific Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania to TGP’s interconnect with TransCanada Pipeline in Niagara County, N.Y., to serve growing markets in eastern Canada.
The company will continue to invest in capital expenditures and research and development to support organic growth, which remains paramount to the 3M model. To augment organic growth, 3M plans to invest between $5 billion and $10 billion for acquisitions through 2017.
The new location opened Monday, December 16 and will provides customers with the best possible service through standard same day shipment or will-call pickup from Alaska.
PGH employs approximately 190 associates and has annual net sales of approximately $45 million. Merit Gear is a build-to-print manufacturer of high-quality gearing and specialized gearboxes primarily for the North American oil and gas market, along with other diversified industrial markets.