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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.                                                   


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, an 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.                           


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.                                


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.                 


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.               


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.                                           


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.                       


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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