The program is part of a Wolseley investment initiative in its drivers, aiming to add training to all existing fleet drivers, along with new apprentices.
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No injuries to employees or firefighters were reported, and Airgas resumed normal hours of operation Tuesday despite the damage.
An aggressive company hiring push helped sales numbers throughout the year, while its rise in FAST vending machines installed helped offset a decrease of 50 stores.
The acquisition expands Kaman’s automation, control & energy platform into the New York metro market.
Bossard continues its procurement stretch by adding a second branch in Italy — its third acquisition in two months.
There’s been a flurry of activity in the first full week after the holiday season, so here’s the top 5 stories we shared during the week of January 5-9.
Sales and gross margin were slightly below expectations, while operating expenses met MSC's forecasts.
Anixter is likely to gain more than $500 million in the sale, which comes after a failed attempt to sell the company last August.
Under the terms, through its U.S. stores and distribution centers, Fastenal will stock and make available a variety of Revolution Lighting Technologies’ LED products.
Kaman said it did not have sufficient Mexico scale to achieve long-term profitability goals there, with sales there accounting for less than 2.6 percent of segment revenues.
MSC Industrial Supply CIO Charles Bonomo takes part in a Q&A about how the MRO supplier — No. 14 on ID's 2014 Big 50 List — has gone from classic brick-and-mortar to a distributor that's a high-tech partner for its customer base.
Effective in January, Grainger is withdrawing to eliminate duplicative administrative requirements and costs inherent with dual listings with both the Chicago Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
Grainger's U.S. sales increased 9 percent during the month, including 1 percent growth each from season products and Ebola-related safety products.
The ninth episode of ID's Video Market Report features news on HD Supply divesting its Hardware Solutions Business to The Home Depot, an introduction to Findadistributor.com, as well as the latest updates on Amazon.
The industrial supplier received a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 13th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality.
On the heels of selling its Hardware Solutions business unit to The Home Depot, HD Supply's third quarter performance represents the 18th consecutive quarter of year-over-year average daily sales growth.
Anixter, No. 6 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, looked in North Mississippi as a possible new location, but decided to stay in Memphis.
The new facility is targeted to be on-stream in the summer of 2016 with the capacity to produce ten tons per day of liquid hydrogen for use in a wide range of customer applications.
The Winona, MN-based company posted a near double-digit percentage increase in monthly sales, with daily sales showing an even bigger increase.
The two entities have a long-standing partnership, as HD Supply Hardware Solutions was The Home Depot’s 2013 Hardware Vendor of the Year.
Hear from several industrial suppliers, including two of ID's Big 50 companies, on how last year's polar vortex affected operations and what they've done to prepare for a possible repeat of last winter.
Wolseley, which sits atop Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, reported strong revenue growth across all business and all regions in the U.S.
The company's management team will discuss their strategies for leveraging Airgas' platform and capabilities to drive sales growth and margin expansion, as well as provide mid-term financial goals.
Video Market Report 8: More News From the Big 50, A Merger For Stellar Industrial, And Our Alibaba Event PreviewNovember 24, 2014 1:18 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | Videos | Comments
The eighth episode of Industrial Distribution's Video Market Report features M&A activity involving Stellar Industrial, bearings maker Timken, Lincoln Electric, as well as an update on Duracell. In Big 50 news, another executive retirement was recently announced involving Motion Industries, and Grainger announced its October sales numbers.
Scott Peppet brings an extensive law background to Anixter's team.
Kaman will remanufacture and upgrade four Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite aircraft and provide support for the operation of a fifth aircraft for the Peruvian Navy, with a program value expected to exceed $40 million.
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