ID's Top 5 Of The Week

This week could've been called 'Financial Executive News Week', as more than a handful of prominent industrial distributors or suppliers announced new appointments or changes for financial executives. Meanwhile, new details of Berkshire eSupply's planned headquarters near Detroit was of major interest to our readers.

Here's this week's Top 5

More Details Emerge Of Berkshire eSupply's Planned Headquarters: City planning documents show details about new master wholesaler Berkshire eSupply's planned headquarters in Novi, MI, a suburb northwest of Detroit.

Former Advance Auto Parts, Amazon Exec. Named Grainger CFO: Grainger has completed its search to fill its CFO position, from which Ron Jadin will retire May 2 after 20 years with the company. See who will take over financial responsibilities for the MRO products giant.

Recapping 2018's First Quarter Mergers & Acquisitions: We're already in the second quarter of 2018. Looking back on Q1, it was flush with merger & acquisition activity for industrial distributors, suppliers and service providers — showing no sign of consolidation slowdown in this market. Here, get a full recap of M&A news posted on ID in Q1.

How To Retrain Older Employees: Older employees can often get lost in the shuffle when it comes to training. Luckily, all is not lost with the older employee. There are plenty of ways to ensure they get up to code with all the latest training materials. Here's how.

Endries International Acquires Ohio's Branam Fastening Systems: Brillion, WI-based Endries has acquired fellow fastener distributor Branam Fastening Systems, which stocks more than 10,000 general fastener items at its headquarters outside of Cleveland.


There was no Top 5 last week due to Good Friday