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Wesco Aircraft Announces CFO Retirement, 2014 Sales

November 21, 2014 | by Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. | Comments

Gregory Hann will continue to serve as Wesco Aircraft’s CFO until a replacement can be found, and will remain an employee of the company until March 31, 2015.                           

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Can Low Oil Prices Be Good For The Environment?

November 21, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer

At around $75 a barrel, the price is high enough to keep investments flowing into alternatives, while giving energy companies less reason to pursue expensive and risky oil fields.                     


European Construction Production Dips In September

November 21, 2014 10:38 am | by Eurostat

Production decreased 1.8 percent in September, following a 0.7 percent rise in August.                                               


Avnet Electronics Marketing Earns Molex Distributor Award

November 21, 2014 9:46 am | by Molex

The award recognizes one outstanding global channel partner for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales, coupled with global financial, operational, and executive management excellence.      


Anixter Appoints New Board Member

November 21, 2014 9:24 am | by Anixter

Scott Peppet brings an extensive law background to Anixter's team.                                                     


Gauge Of U.S. Economy Posts 0.9 Percent October Gain

November 20, 2014 3:12 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

The October reading was the best showing since a 1.2 percent jump in July.                                                   


U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged In October

November 20, 2014 3:09 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

A fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.                                                 


Salvadore Launches Industry Recruitment Firm For Distributors, Manufacturers

November 20, 2014 2:11 pm | by GRN Coastal

GRN Coastal is an industry-specific recruitment firm focused on supporting companies in the electrical, automation, PVF, and industrial trades.                               


WinWholesale's Carr Supply Opens New Branch In NW Ohio

November 20, 2014 12:39 pm | by WinWholesale

The Lima, OH location becomes the 18th branch for Carr Supply, a provider of plumbing, HVAC, and water service supplies and equipment.                                 


PA Region Reports Manufacturing-Related Student Enrollments Rise 36 Percent

November 20, 2014 10:08 am | by Manufacturers Resource Center

Enrollment has surged at three of the region's career & technical schools: Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School, and the Career Institute of Technology.              


Spectrum Brands Reports Record Fiscal 2014 Results

November 20, 2014 9:44 am | by Spectrum Brands

An 8.4 percent rise in net sales was largely the result of the Hardware and Home Improvement Group acquisition on Dec. 17, 2012.                                 


NAED Creates Talent Recruitment And Retention Position

November 19, 2014 2:44 pm | by The National Association of Electrical Distributors

Developed in response to NAED members expressing a desire for assistance in their recruitment and retention efforts, the position will play a critical role in bringing the best possible talent into the industry.           


MAPI Report: U.S. 2014 Trade Deficit Headed For 50 Percent Increase

November 19, 2014 1:40 pm | by Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

MAPI's senior advisor for international trade and finance estimates the deficit increase could lead to a net loss of 350,000 American manufacturing jobs.                           


Anvil International Opens New Florida Distribution Center

November 19, 2014 12:27 pm | by Mueller Water Products

The 41,000 square-foot facility services the Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina wholesale pipes, valves and fittings market.                              


Stellar Industrial To Merge With Advantage Machine & Tool

November 19, 2014 12:12 pm | by Stellar Industrial Supply

After the combination is completed, Tacoma, WA-based Stellar will have approximately 150 employees across 11 branches.                                     


SKF Invests In New Lubrication Systems Factory In Czech Republic

November 19, 2014 10:16 am | by SKF

The expanded factory has been designed with a focus on reducing the building’s overall environmental impact, including more efficient energy and water usage and choice of more sustainable building materials.             


Lowe's Rides Improving Housing Market To Strong 3Q

November 19, 2014 10:06 am | by Associated Press

Rising home prices could become a hurdle for retailers like Lowe's and Home Depot but right now, both companies are showing solid signs of recovery from their slow start to the year.                   


U.S. Home Construction Drops In October

November 19, 2014 9:53 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

While overall construction was down in October, analysts said the weakness was confined to apartment building, which had seen a huge increase in September.                           


Lincoln Electric Acquires RealWeld Systems

November 19, 2014 9:27 am | by Lincoln Electric

The addition expands Lincoln's educational and training capabilities in arc welding.                                               


US: Government Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

November 18, 2014 3:18 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press

Tuesday's ruling is a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.                                       


Bearing Headquarters' Harting Promoted To VP Of General Markets - Central

November 18, 2014 2:58 pm | by Bearings Headquarters

Harting's area is comprised of Illinois cities Alton, Decatur, and Mt. Vernon, Blytheville in Arkansas, and St. Louis, Missouri.                                



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