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Motion Industries Names New CEO

November 17, 2014 | by Genuine Parts Company | Comments

CEO and Chairman Bill Stevens announced his upcoming retirement after 18 years leading Motion Industries. The company also announced his successor.                             

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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.                                                   

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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.                                                 

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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.                               

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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, an provider of plumbing, HVAC, and water service supplies and equipment.                                 

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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.              

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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.                                 

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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.           

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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.                           

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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.                                     

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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.             

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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.                   

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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.                           

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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.                                               

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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.                                       

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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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U.S. Steel Names Leadership For 3 Sectors

November 18, 2014 1:34 pm | by United States Steel

The commercial entities are part of a larger realignment of United States Steel, announced on Monday, as the company continues to drive its transformation through The Carnegie Way.                 

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Winsupply Opens In Maryland

November 18, 2014 12:48 pm | by WinWholesale

The Capitol Heights, MD location will provide fire sprinkler equipment, supplies, and fabrication services to contractors in the Greater Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area, including northern Virginia.               

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Producer Price Index Gains In October

November 18, 2014 12:39 pm | by U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

A 0.2 percent PPI rise in October followed a 0.1 percent decline in September and no change in August.                                           

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Weiler Rebrands With Expansion, New Website

November 18, 2014 12:33 pm | by Weiler

The initiative includes significant investment in a bold new brand identity, facility expansion, increased staffing in key business areas, as well as new training tools.                       

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SL Industries Divests RFL Electronics Subsidiary

November 18, 2014 10:52 am | by SL Industries

SL, a supplier of engineered power and motion control solutions, will concentrate on its three remaining segments: SL Power Electronics, High Power Group, and SL Montevideo Technology.                   

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