Airgas Human Resources VP Pamela Claypool will assume the role in August, following the...
The company said sales were hurt by the increasing value of the U.S. dollar, investment drop in...
Weak sales in the power systems segment hurt profit margins for 2014, while decreased equipment sales highlighted an overall revenue dip in Q4.
The company had disappointing sales in the U.S., but gains in Europe and Asia turned in a positive profit gain.
GHX gains Fugitt’s in-house hose assembly and gasket fabrication capabilities, broadening the company's core product and service offerings.
DXP reported healthy sales increases across the board, but a large impairment charge in Q4 gave the company a net loss.
This acquisition gives Wolseley a strong position in the U.K. B2C online bathroom market and a scalable platform to support future growth.
Some major recognition from Fortune Magazine for several Big 50 companies, a new player in the industrial B2B market, and the long-awaited end to the West Coast Ports labor standoff are included in this week's top items.
Interline's sales increased across all segments both quarterly and yearly, but increased SG&A costs related to expansion initiatives and litigation charges hurt its bottom line.
Current president and COO Tim Breen will take over as chairman on March 1 as Stevens steps down after 37 years with the company.
Kaman's distribution segment had year-over-year double-digit growth both quarterly and for the full year.
The reputation-based list is categorized by industry, including diversified wholesaler, industrial machinery, and electronics and office equipment wholesaler.
A large increase in administrative expenses hampered Q4 profit, while Q4 and full year sales and profit also had considerable drops.
Three Big 50 List companies reporting their 2014 fourth quarter and full year financials lead this week's list, while news from the 2015 Grainger Show and another West Coast Port shutdown were big items as well.
Despite MRC's Q4 sales and income both having significant gains, and a company-record revenue in 2014, CEO Andrew Lane expects 2014 to be a challenging year for the company.
Growth in Lawson's strategic accounts and Kent Automotive division boosted sales, while increased operating expenses hampered profits.
At the 2015 Grainger Show, held Feb. 15-17 in Orlando, the company discussed its plan for expansion of its shoemobile network through Safety Services, Inc.
ID Big 50 List companies Anixter, Fastenal and Grainger dominated this week's Top 5, while news of shutdowns of the West Coast Ports continue to be hot items.
Grainger's daily organic sales showed solid growth in the month on the strength of increased volume.
Anixter says the the divestment will give the company a sharper strategic focus in its core Enterprising Cabling & Security Solutions, Electrical, and Electronic Wire & Cable segments.
Steven Rucinski intends to step down from his position effective May 15.
A report says the move is part of Grainger's initiative to become more efficient by restructuring its supplier performance management and sourcing operations.
After a solid third quarter of growth, Airgas executive chairman Peter McCausland and CEO Michael Molini discuss the impact of uncertainty in the U.S. dollar and shifting oil prices on the company's Q4 outlook.
Fastenal will warehouse and sell Lighting Science’s innovative LED products and solutions to its network of customers.
The acquisition gives Bearings Distributors Inc. a stronger presence in the U.S. Northwest, gaining eight locations that stretch from Tacoma, WA to Northern California.
The purchase of Oil & Gas Supply expands Motion Industries’ Northwest footprint, serving industries including mining, construction, and fishing, in addition to oil and gas.
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