Presented by editor Mike Hockett, see the first part of Industrial Distribution's 2017 Big 50 List countdown, covering companies from No. 50 through 31 of the top distributors of industrial products. Rankings are based on 2016 total sales.
Part 2, covering No. 30-11, was posted Aug. 28. Part 3 will be posted Aug. 30.
The Big 50 is featured in ID's September/October print edition that gets mailed to subscribers on Aug. 31, and it will be posted as an online article on Sept. 6.