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nexAir Acquires M&A Welding Supply

April 1, 2015 1:54 pm | by nexAir

The acquisition doubles nexAir’s Georgia footprint and furthers its reach into the northwestern portion of the state.


Hisco Relaunches Enhanced Website

April 1, 2015 1:37 pm | by Hisco

Enhancements include real-time capabilities such as live chat and a feature that lets customers know how much of any item is currently in stock.


Parkland Fuel Acquires Pioneer Energy, 5 Retail Stores In ND

April 1, 2015 1:30 pm | by Parkland Fuel

The North Dakota Acquisition is complementary to Parkland's existing operations and extends its retail footprint into the Bismarck and Dickinson areas.


UniCarriers Americas Acquires Nissan Industrial Engine Manufacturing

April 1, 2015 1:09 pm | by UniCarriers Americas

The transaction represents one of several phases of UniCarriers Americas’ overall strategy to transfer the Nissan industrial engine business into the UniCarriers family.


WinWholesale Selects Vendors Of The Year

April 1, 2015 12:51 pm | by WinWholesale

WinWholesale Preferred Vendors were nominated based on volume sold over a period of years, being one of the leaders in growing the business, selling to a breadth of locations that buy the vendor’s type of product, and having no major issues during the past year.


CRC Industries Acquires ChemFree Corp.

April 1, 2015 11:46 am

The acquisition gains CRC the SmartWasher Parts Washing System product line, which is distributed and marketed in more than 40 countries.


Triad Technologies Acquires Mega Fluidline Products

April 1, 2015 10:26 am | by Triad Technologies

The acquisition gives Triad five additional Parker Hannifin products stores in Ohio, bringing its total to 13 in the state.


Walter Surface Technologies Appoints New President & COO

April 1, 2015 9:29 am | by Walter Surface Technologies

Former Cummins Eastern Canada President Michael Christodoulou takes the reigns for Walter Surface, as the company focuses on expanding key markets and product lines.


Mayer Electric Repeats As A Top Georgia Workplace

March 31, 2015 1:57 pm | by Mayer Electric Supply

Each of Mayer’s 12 Georgia branches were recognized in this achievement, awarded by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


Federal-Mogul PT Invests In New Sealing Products Facility In China

March 31, 2015 1:07 pm | by Federal-Mogul

The new, additional plant in the same city will expand the available capacity for sealing and gasket products by building on already existing resources and skills in the current facility.


Ace Hardware Launches Free Store Pickup Nationwide

March 31, 2015 12:41 pm | by Ace Hardware

The new program allows Ace to extend its brand beyond the store by providing consumers with an improved, more convenient way to shop right in their neighborhood.


Graybar Names Vice President, Chief Information Officer

March 31, 2015 12:21 pm | by Graybar

In his new role, David Meyer will oversee all of Graybar’s information technology functions, supporting the needs of the business, and leading technology innovation.


Van Meter To Offer Solar Training For Contractors

March 31, 2015 11:34 am | by Van Meter Inc.

A three-day educational course from April 7-9 positions installers for success in the emerging solar market.


Apex Tool Group Acquires China's Yecen

March 31, 2015 10:01 am

Yecen's wheel aligner and automotive lift product lines now will be part of Apex's broad SATA brand portfolio.


ABC Supply Makes Two Acquisitions

March 30, 2015 4:50 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor

The additions strengthen ABC's offering in the New England and Twin Cities (MN) regions.


PrimeSource Buyer Named

March 30, 2015 4:15 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor

Terms were not disclosed, though Japanese trading house Itochu said in November it was seeking more than $1 billion for the sale.


DGI Supply To Acquire North Carolina's East Metro Supply

March 30, 2015 3:38 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor

DGI plans to consolidate its current Charlotte, NC location – which includes local inventory and a customer service team – with the East Metro team shortly after the acquisition closing.


Anderson-Crane Rubber Joins IDC-USA

March 30, 2015 1:37 pm | by IDC-USA

With stocking centers in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, Anderson-Crane's industrial solutions include bearings, PT equipment, electric motors, conveyer systems, belting, hose, rubber goods, and more.


Merwitz Re-Joins PEER Chain As PT Product Manager

March 30, 2015 1:27 pm | by PEER Chain Company

After leaving the company in 2012 to pursue an MBA, Merwitz returns to PEER to direct its growing chain related product lines that provide product insight and solutions through customer service.


L.B. Foster Acquires Inspection Oilfield Services

March 30, 2015 12:37 pm | by L.B. Foster

The acquisition broadens L.B. Foster's offering of pipeline coatings and tubular products, as IOS has locations throughout the U.S.



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