A recent study shows that women still aren't equally represented in manufacturing, with respondents noting that their industries don’t do an adequate job of recruiting, retaining, and advancing women.
The Institute of Purchasing Managers' manufacturing index slipped to 52.7 last month from 53.5...
The addition provides Shale-Inland advanced capabilities in power generation, gaining Major...
A recent study shows that women still aren't equally represented in manufacturing, with...
With oil prices down around 50 percent from last year, major oil companies are cutting back, offsetting the good news of savings for consumers and businesses.
The Carlstar addition expands Timken's power transmission offering, while financially, currency headwinds had a large negative impact on the bearings maker in Q2.
In the wake of being purchased by Home Depot, Interline – No. 17 on ID's Big 50 List – posted a solid second quarter with sales growth across all business segments.
Kaman Corp.'s profit jumped 30 percent, but lower than expected organic growth in its Distribution segment led to an overall sales decrease.
Representatives from PTDA, NAHAD, NAED, and ASA were on hand to talk with University of Colorado-Denver Business Students about careers in industrial distribution.
Many analysts foresee the first hike in September, though Fed Chair Janet Yellen has stressed that any increase will be driven by the latest economic data.
Grainger says the move is an opportunity to grow its Zoro Germany business, and quickly grow Cromwell's online business, which is currently less than 5 percent of its total sales.
The move is geographically significant for the Midwest-concentrated manufacturer, as the 20,000+ square foot location will have both heavy duty and lightweight belting, along with hose products and cut/molded rubber parts.
A new manufacturing survey showed that 53 percent of those polled – including top distributors – used manual processes to measure key performance indicators, compared to just 26 percent that used applications such as enterprise resource systems.
Despite perceptions about the detrimental impacts of technology, regulation, and foreign competition, a recent report says that the service sector simply grew at a much faster pace than manufacturing over the past 10 years.
The company said strong currency headwinds were the primary reason for the sales and profit decreases, which were consistent across all business segments.
The company spent $226 million of its Q2 expenses to settle an income tax dispute, while total sales ticked up in the quarter.
Fresh off last week's announced acquisition of HD Supply's Power Solutions unit, Anixter reported strong organic sales growth as its Enterprise Cabling & Security segment topped $1 billion in sales for the first time in company history.
The company's quarterly sales were boosted by continued growth in its non-residential construction products, allowing it to raise its full-year earnings guidance.
The new AE and ETS Delivery Programs offer a more efficient way to order Square D standard switchboards, helping contractors meet tighter project schedules.
The acquisitions spanned coast-to-coast and multiple business types including waterworks, HVAC, and plumbing distributors, in addition to e-commerce companies, and appliance and lighting showrooms.
Numbers compiled by Product Design & Development on the motion control products market include total shipments surpassing the $3 billion mark in 2014.
Along with bringing the company to the Pacific Northwest with branches in Seattle and Spokane, the acquisition grows Beacon to approximately $3.7 billion in revenues and gives it 356 branches in 45 states and six provinces across Canada.
The transaction combines complementary strengths to create more competitive and comprehensive material handling solutions for customers.
The addition gives Tacoma, WA-based Stellar a solid foothold in the southwest U.S., and a wider presence in the metalworking, abrasives, MRO, and safety businesses.