Avnet said the merger aims to strengthen its market leadership position, streamline the enterprise, improve productivity, and become easier to do business with.
As ABC's third acquisition in a month, Gilbert Supply gives the company its first store in the Utica market.
Sales and gross margin were slightly below expectations, while operating expenses met MSC's forecasts.
This new name signifies a milestone of the corporate reorganization strategy as the company looks to acquire new businesses for growth opportunity across the country.
NetPlus gains a manufacturer and marketer of heavy duty, portable, electric power tools, hand tools, and accessories for professional users.
Tillman is engaged in the sale of a variety of personal protection equipment, principally gloves, to distributors throughout the U.S. who supply customers operating in the welding and industrial sectors.
The acquisition further strengthens Ryerson's long products and saw cutting processing capabilities, and its ability to serve a handful of industries.
Patrick Zammit was promoted from a role as regional president of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA.
According to Ace, Jensen will advance the company's wholesale strategy to be the best provider of hardlines products for independent lumber, paint, nursery, industrial, and hardware outlets.
The addition gives MW a stronger presence in the precision components market in the Houston region.
David Koch served as President of Graco from 1962 to 1985, and continued as CEO until retiring in 1996.
GHX continues its expansion with the addition of a subsea/offshore supplier, whose primary market is offshore drilling and production.
The hiring of Brodwell will help Calpipe better serve its customers throughout Canada.
The addition expands L.B. Foster's energy products and services to the oil and gas market.
NTIC has launched a new wholly-owned subsidiary in China and terminated a previous joint venture there.
STB expands Columbus McKinnon's rigging tool offering with a wider variety of eye, shank, and ramshorn lifting hooks, and deepens its exposure to targeted global vertical markets.
Associated General Contractors of America officials said the new spending figures come as the group's members prepare a new push for action on a series of federal infrastructure programs.
Growth was slowed by weakened by declines in orders and production, yet still healthy, a sign manufacturing may help drive the economy's expansion in 2015 as it did last year.
A Denver-based industrial supplier joins as a new member, while three manufacturers join the fold at Evergreen as preferred suppliers.
3M's Static Control business, which has annual global sales of about $45 million, is a provider of products and solutions that help prevent, detect, and protect against electrostatic discharge.