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Sonepar Adds Italy's Gruppo Matel Spa

January 21, 2015 12:27 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The acquisition of the electrical supplier will give Sonepar better coverage of Italy's Northeast region.                                         

CRP Industrial Names Supply Partner For Industrial Distributor Co-op

January 21, 2015 9:58 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

CRP Industrial will provide IDCO members with a full-...

Eaton Acquires U.K. Safety Tech. Manufacturer Oxalis Group

January 20, 2015 12:14 pm | by Eaton | News | Comments

The addition expands Eaton's offering of electrical products for hazardous area, marine, and...

Tech Air Acquires McGinnis Welding Supply

January 20, 2015 9:33 am | by Tech Air | News | Comments

McGinnis is Tech Air's ninth add-on acquisition...

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Collins Pipe & Supply Acquires Power House Supply

January 20, 2015 9:24 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The acquisition expands Collins' distribution and engineering services into the largest industrial marketplace in the New England region.                                 

ID's Top 5 Of The Week (Jan. 12-16)

January 16, 2015 3:24 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The week was highlighted Roll-Kraft's installation of a Fastenal vending system at its headquarters, along with another busy period of M&A activity.                            

BlackHawk Acquires Packaging Inc.

January 16, 2015 2:38 pm | by BlackHawk Industrial | News | Comments

The acquisition broadens BlackHawk Industrial's geographical footprint and sales penetration in the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa marketplaces.                               


Van Meter To Acquire Iowa's Miller Electric Supply

January 15, 2015 1:45 pm | by Van Meter, Inc. | News | Comments

The acquisition will expand Van Meter’s presence in Iowa to 14 locations.                                                   

Motion Industries Acquires Florida-based Miller Bearings

January 14, 2015 12:53 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The addition of Miller and its 17 Florida locations positions Motion Industries for continued growth in the Southeast.                                     

Kaman To Acquire G.C. Fabrication

January 13, 2015 9:51 am | by Kaman Corporation | News | Comments

The acquisition expands Kaman’s automation, control & energy platform into the New York metro market.                                         

Two Hawaii Suppliers Join Sonepar's OneSource

January 13, 2015 9:21 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The addition of Rasko Supply and Rasco Supply to OneSource's existing Honolulu location expands it and Sonepar's footprint on the Hawaiian islands.                             

Bossard To Acquire Fastening Division Of Italy Supplier

January 12, 2015 2:49 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Bossard continues its procurement stretch by adding a second branch in Italy — its third acquisition in two months.                                       


NetPlus Alliance Adds 4 New Suppliers

January 12, 2015 12:39 pm | by NetPlus Alliance | News | Comments

The alliance added three new product suppliers and one service provider.                                                   

Myers Industries To Sell Lawn & Garden Business

January 8, 2015 1:03 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The divestment is the second for Myers in the span of seven months, as it sold part of its Engineered Products segment last June.                                   

Avnet's Japan Group Companies Re-Launch As Avnet K.K.

January 7, 2015 1:35 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Avnet said the merger aims to strengthen its market leadership position, streamline the enterprise, improve productivity, and become easier to do business with.                         

ABC Supply Acquires NY's Gilbert Supply

January 7, 2015 1:17 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

As ABC's third acquisition in a month, Gilbert Supply gives the company its first store in the Utica market.                                         

NetPlus Alliance Adds Milwaukee Tool As Product Supplier

January 6, 2015 12:41 pm | by NetPlus Alliance | News | Comments

NetPlus gains a manufacturer and marketer of heavy duty, portable, electric power tools, hand tools, and accessories for professional users.                               


Bunzl Acquires Safety Products Manufacturer Tillman

January 6, 2015 12:30 pm | by Bunzl plc | News | Comments

Tillman is engaged in the sale of a variety of personal protection equipment, principally gloves, to distributors throughout the U.S. who supply customers operating in the welding and industrial sectors.             

Metals Distributor Ryerson Acquires Fay Industries

January 5, 2015 4:16 pm | by Ryerson Holdings | News | Comments

The acquisition further strengthens Ryerson's long products and saw cutting processing capabilities, and its ability to serve a handful of industries.                         

Ace Hardware Acquires Jensen Distribution Services

January 5, 2015 3:42 pm | by Ace Hardware | News | Comments

According to Ace, Jensen will advance the company's wholesale strategy to be the best provider of hardlines products for independent lumber, paint, nursery, industrial, and hardware outlets.                 

MW Industries Acquires Maudlin & Son Manufacturing

January 5, 2015 3:28 pm | by MW Industries | News | Comments

The addition gives MW a stronger presence in the precision components market in the Houston region.                                           

United Distribution Group's GHX Industrial Acquires Hose & Fittings

January 5, 2015 2:36 pm | by The United Distribution Group | News | Comments

GHX continues its expansion with the addition of a subsea/offshore supplier, whose primary market is offshore drilling and production.                                 

Calpipe Industries Partners With Brodwell Industrial Sales

January 5, 2015 12:17 pm | by Calpipe Industries, Inc. | News | Comments

The hiring of Brodwell will help Calpipe better serve its customers throughout Canada.                                               

L.B. Foster To Acquire Pipeline Equipment

January 5, 2015 11:27 am | by L.B. Foster Company | News | Comments

The addition expands L.B. Foster's energy products and services to the oil and gas market.                                             

Columbus McKinnon Acquires Stahlhammer Bommern

January 5, 2015 9:33 am | by Columbus McKinnon | News | Comments

STB expands Columbus McKinnon's rigging tool offering with a wider variety of eye, shank, and ramshorn lifting hooks, and deepens its exposure to targeted global vertical markets.                     

Graco Makes 4 Acquisitions To Drive Long-Term Industrial Products Growth

January 2, 2015 10:34 am | by Graco | News | Comments

The acquisitions diversify Graco's portfolio of precision products for critical applications, while expanding its reach into new markets and geographies.                           

Global Industrial Acquires B2B MRO Supplier Plant Equipment Group

January 2, 2015 9:52 am | by Systemax Inc. | News | Comments

Milwaukee-based PEG had an estimated 2013 revenue of $100 million, and will expand Systemax' offering of products throughout North America.                               

Sonepar Adds 4 Asian Companies

December 29, 2014 2:54 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The additions reinforce Sonepar's position in the Hong Kong and Macau markets, as well as its oil & gas presence in Southeast Asia.                                 

Revolution Lighting Enters Distribution Partnership With Fastenal

December 29, 2014 10:24 am | by Revolution Lighting | News | Comments

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.                        

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