This past week was a quiet one on regarding major news in the industrial distribution market, with celebratory events involving Grainger and Fastenal leading the way on ID.
Here's this week's Top 5
Video - What's It Like Being An Inside Salesperson At Grainger? Hear from Grainger inside sales associates on what they think of the culture and daily work-life at the largest MRO products distributor in the U.S.
Fastenal Turns 50 Years Old, And Opens A Museum: Fastenal has been celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2017, as the company was established on Nov. 28, 1967. Watch this new two-part video from the company to learn the history of the company.
Grainger Celebrates Grand Opening Of Northeast DC In New Jersey: Grainger hosted a grand opening Wednesday to celebrate its new distribution center in Bordentown Township, NJ. The 1.3 million-square-foot facility stocks more than 300,000 items and allows the company to deliver more products by the next day to customers in the Northeast.
Kaman Industrial Senior Director Michael Miskell Passes Away At 59: According to an obituary and in-memoriam posted in the Buffalo News last week, Michael Miskell — Kaman Industrial Technologies Senior Director of Business Systems — passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 17 at the age of 59.
Video - Stanley B&D's '22/22 Vision' To Be A $22B Company By 2022: At the start of this year, Stanley Black & Decker announced its ambitious plan to double in size in just 5 years. Here, learn more about the company's '22/22 Vision' to be a $22 billion company by 2022.
There was no Top 5 last week due to Thanksgiving