Blackhawk is a manufacturer of specialist composite materials with facilities in Bloomington, CA and Tijuana, Mexico and is generating sales of circa $4.25m per annum and a profit of approximately $407K per annum according Blackhawk’s financial records.
Commented Chris Killingstad, Tennant Company's president and chief executive officer: “We are pleased to report record revenues for the first quarter and double-digit organic growth, with higher sales across all of our geographies."
More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
Currently, Floridians are supposed to pay taxes for online purchases, but there's no way to enforce the law. The state can't force companies like Amazon to collect the tax unless it has a physical presence, such as a warehouse or store.
Sales of $787.5 million increased $45.8 million, or 6.2%, from 2013 levels; excluding $15.2 million of acquisition-related sales and $5.9 million of unfavorable foreign currency translation, organic sales increased 5.0%.
As Handheld US’s vertical sales manager, Jeff Watkin will be responsible for building and supporting Handheld’s partner network in numerous industries, including utilities, construction, and manufacturing.
Online resources, cost savings promotions, and the “Huddle Savings” program also enable companies to save big on their operational and business expenses.
Throughout the remainder of 2014, United Stationers will host several Cleaning & Breakroom Sales Boot Camp and Supplier Summits. This series of two-and-a-half day events taking place in various locations around the country is aimed at helping resellers capture new sales growth in the JanSan category.
The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005. Conversely, optimism regarding the prospects of the world economy lessened during the first quarter as U.S. industrial manufacturers remained cautious on the global stage.
As China's growth inexorably slows, manufacturers such as Linan Meite Cable are discovering that being an efficient low-cost producer is no longer enough to prosper.
The acquisition complements the geographic footprint of ESAB, as well as expands ESAB's product portfolio into new segments and applications. It brings together two leading organizations with world-class products, technologies, and R&D.
Joe Hayek has joined Worthington Industrial as vice president of mergers & acquisitions and corporate development, a newly created position focused on identifying and acquiring new businesses.
Albert H. Nahmad, Watsco’s President & CEO stated: “Watsco delivered another solid quarter of performance driven by sales growth, higher selling margins and improved operating efficiencies ... We are off to a strong start and believe 2014 will be a record year for our company.”
Although both will remain part of the 'Fastenal family' as mentors, advisors, and friends, their retirement marks the end of their official roles with the organization they helped build from a small-town fastener shop into a multibillion-dollar global business.
The ISA Manufacturer Index rose from 63.2% in February to 66.0% in March, while the Distributor Index increased from 59.2% in February to 65.0% this month. The Indexes have been above 50% since December 2012.
Overall trading has been consistent with expectations at the time of the annual results announcement in February. Acquisition growth continues to be a key part of the company’s strategy and Bunzl announced that it has completed three further acquisitions in Chile, the US and New Zealand.
Sales of $2.4 billion increased 5% versus $2.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013. Net earnings for the quarter increased 2% to $217 million versus $212 million in 2013. Earnings per share of $3.07 increased 4% versus $2.94 in 2013.
Within the Johnson Controls portfolio, Air Distribution Technologies will be aligned under the Building Efficiency platform where it will operate with its own brands, distribution channels and employees. The combination of the two companies will be jointly guided by Johnson Controls and Air Distribution Technologies leadership.
Atlas Copco’s U.S.-based Quincy Compressor LLC has agreed to acquire the compressor business of National Pump & Compressor Ltd. and McKenzie Compressed Air Inc. in the United States.