5 Minutes with ID: Global Industrial’s CEO on the Road Ahead

Barry Litwin discusses the distributor's strong first quarter and his expectations for the rest of the year.

A year ago, as the country finally began to emerge from the strictest of COVID-related restrictions, major industrial distributors were reporting financial results that mirrored the tough toll 2020 had taken on the economy.

This year, however, those reports reflected a manufacturing sector that has roared back to life — along with some lingering challenges from the pandemic. New York supplier Global Industrial was among the distributors who posted particularly strong first-quarter totals.

The company set a record for sales and profit margin, and income from continuing operations jumped nearly four-fold compared to early 2021.Global Industrial CEO

Barry Litwin joins Industrial Distribution to talk about his company’s strong quarter and what to expect from the industry moving forward.

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