Eastern Region Vice President Marc Malvizzi, electrical division manager at Penn Supply Company/EPSCO, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., will lead this year’s event under the theme “Be the Change.”
As part of a U.S. Department of Energy sponsored effort, local fleets will replace existing diesel delivery vehicles with all-electric medium- and heavy-duty Smith Newton trucks for daily operations in the Houston-Galveston area.
The price of oil briefly surged past $112 a barrel Wednesday before giving up most of its gains while the U.S. seemed to edge closer to intervening in Syria's civil war.
The company intends to finance the redemption of the notes with the proceeds of commercial paper issuances. The loss will be reflected in the fiscal third quarter ending December 31, 2013.
Expanding to Arizona has allowed the company to strengthen relationships with existing southwestern and west coast vendors/clients, increase export sales to Mexico, and reach out to thousands of new businesses.
GHX Industrial, LLC announced a new 4,000 square foot facility in Texas City, Texas, and McCarty Equipment Co., Ltd. announced a new 10,000 square foot facility in Louisville, Ohio.
Grainger is dividing its business into a newly formed Americas sector, to include Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Central America, and an emerging markets sector, to include Brazil, Europe, and Asia.
The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index indicates that regional output rose 1.6% in July from a year earlier, and national output increased 1.5%.
Consumers' confidence in the economy is watched closely because their spending accounts for about 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. After hitting bottom at 25.3 at the depths of the Great Recession in February 2009, the index has bounced back.
Some answers to the big questions surrounding emerging markets: Why are investors fleeing Asia? Will there be a replay of the Asia financial crisis, as some fear? What troubles is India facing? How has the weakening rupee affected Indian companies?
Located in Greenville, SC, ISI is a single-site distributor of thermal and acoustic insulation products. The ISI location will merge into the existing DI location in Piedmont, SC.
Espomega is a leading redistribution business in Mexico, supplying a variety of safety products, including gloves and protective clothing. The UK-based Fulfilment Store is engaged in the procurement and fulfilment of promotional products and marketing point-of-sale materials.
A mid-year survey of senior executives from leading global manufacturers identified a number of major risk factors regarding their growth outlook for 2013 and beyond.
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has announced a global distribution agreement with Sanken Electric Co., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products.
Nearly 1,500 government officials and suppliers convened at the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Summit last week to advance American renewal in manufacturing and help rebuild opportunities for America's middle class.
Grainger today acquired E&R Industrial Sales, Inc., a distributor of metalworking, production supplies and MRO materials to manufacturers and industrial customers across the Midwest and Eastern United States, and its subsidiaries.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell sharply last month as demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.
The joint programmable fuse allows the settings of a weapon to be programmed on wing in flight and is the current bomb fuze of choice of the USAF. Kaman has been the sole provider of the JPF to the USAF since 2002.
The housing market has been one of the strongest performers this year in an otherwise sluggish economy, helped by steady job gains and low mortgage rates.
Siemens will deliver two H-class gas turbines, two steam turbines, two generators, two heat recovery steam generators, as well as the electrical equipment and the control system.