Hazmasters is a leading independent Canadian distributor of safety products, headquartered in Ontario, Canada. Hazmasters generates approximately $80 million in annual revenue from 14 branches.
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Since the beginning of its fiscal year, Airgas has acquired 11 businesses with aggregate annual revenues of nearly $82 million.
Texas Rubber, with locations in Dallas and Ft. Worth, will become part of the growing Singer presence in the state of Texas and will operate along with their National Hose and Accessory affiliate headquartered in Houston managed by Mike Johnson, VP/General Manager.
Unified designs, manufacturers, and markets overhead light rail workstations primarily used in automotive and other industrial applications.
Industrial Distribution's March/April Issue 2014 goes behind the scenes with Turtle & Hughes, a company who has been in distribution for 90 years and shows no signs of slowing down. The special feature, "A Guide to the Modern Sales Organization" takes a look at how the role of sales has changed in recent years. And as always, columns by Jack Keough, Tom Reilly, and Anna Wells feature the latest in distribution news.
Larry Loper, President of High Pressure Equipment commented, "SHS is a leader in the high pressure market with whom we have collaborated productively for many years."
"The acquisition of B.W. Rogers is the largest to date in our distribution segment and we are excited about the potential of our combined companies,” stated Neal J. Keating, Chairman, President, and CEO of Kaman Corporation.
The two companies will continue to do business as supplyFORCE with their corporate headquarters based in King of Prussia, PA. The new organization will manage over $400 million in contract volume and have more than 3,500 branch locations.
The company has acquired Bäumer Betriebshygiene Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and its related company Protemo GmbH in Germany. Bunzl has also purchased Oskar Plast sro., based in Prague. The company also reported a 14% revenue increase for 2013.
This acquisition will make it possible to extend real-time data analytics and payment redesign worldwide, jumpstarting the many provider organizations that have adopted the 3M 360 Encompass System for computer-assisted coding in their transition to population health management.
Is electrical distributor Anixter looking for a buyer? A recent release from Bloomberg says it just might be.
“The acquisition of Emery-Waterhouse serves as a tremendous catalyst to leverage wholesale purchasing power,” said John Venhuizen, President and CEO, Ace Hardware Corporation. “We are confident that both Ace retailers and Emery-Waterhouse customers will benefit from the additional scale and expanded assortments.”
Michael DeCata, president and chief executive officer, commented, “The fourth quarter results reflect our continued progress to improve our operations and add to our sales force. Our previous investments and focus on cost controls now provide a platform for future growth."
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) announces that its parent, Camfil (Stockholm, Sweden), has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Handte Umwelttechnik GmbH in Germany and Handte’s operations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and China.
Industrial Supply Plus, Inc. (IBC) announced the addition of Tender Corporation to its buying group as a Preferred Supplier of convenient, environmentally friendly insect repellents and medical kits.
CSI, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, is one of Canada's leading independent national distributors of industrial supplies, including bearings and power transmission products, complete solutions for drilling rigs and industrial and safety supplies.
Kurz Electric Solutions, Inc., based in Wisconsin, is an industrial distributor and service provider of electric motors, power transmission equipment, and variable frequency drives.
Under its lead brand, SafetyRail 2000, BlueWater has provided its industrial and commercial customers easy-to-install, non-penetrating roof top safety solutions since 2001.
Tom Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of Genuine Parts Company, stated, "We are pleased to have closed on the acquisition of CSI, as we believe they provide Motion with significant growth opportunities across Canada. Likewise, the addition of Electro-Wire and GCN better positions EIS and S. P. Richards, respectively, for future growth."
“The sale to Tech Air is an outstanding result for the customers and employees of our company," said Tom Caminiti, owner of Endweld. "Our focus on delivering a high level of customer service and our strong culture are important values shared with Tech Air.”
Net sales increased 4% (+4% core sales) to $489 million. The company also completed acquisition of Precision Gear Holdings, LLC.
The agreement to merge the two businesses was signed by International Paper, parent company of xpedx, and by UWW Holdings, Inc. the holding company of Unisource and owned indirectly by an affiliate of Bain Capital and by Georgia-Pacific, as well as certain of their affiliates.
IAT, headquartered in Pasadena, TX, is a leading specialty distributor of specialized material handling equipment (high-capacity winches and hoists), industrial tools, MRO and safety supplies, spare parts and aftermarket repair and rental services.
B&J Electric has been in business for 62 years and focuses on motor repair, sales and field service. The company has eight employees and about $1.7 million in annual sales.
Karl’s Appliance was founded in 1941 and is one of the 30 largest appliance dealers in the country. With six showrooms in northern New Jersey, it is the largest premium appliance resource in the area.
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