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With the rate of consolidation in the industrial distribution space still remarkably high, a question everyone has been wondering over these past couple years has been, when is a large distributor going to acquire another large distributor?
As expected, the last two weeks of 2017 were fairly quiet as far as major news in the industrial products market, as most companies are hesitant to announce big news in that period with so many employees on vacation around the holidays.
Hey there. I’m Mike Hockett, and these are your latest ID Quick Hits
Industrial vending is a key business area for many distributors today, and it’s become a popular topic among our ID audience.
Last Wednesday was a pretty big one for Grainger. That day, the MRO products giant hosted the grand opening of its new 1.3-million square foot distribution center in Bordertown Township, New Jersey, just a bit o
Grainger held an analyst meeting on November 10th at its Lake Forest, Illinois headquarters, where the company reaffirmed its previously stated full year 2017 outlook, as well as a confident look ahead to 2018.
Monday was a big day for Fastenal. Not only did the company report its monthly sales results for October, but it had the honor of ringing the Nasdaq market opening bell.
Grainger shared its 2017 third quarter financial results on Tuesday, which included some interesting updates on its branch network and the results of its recent strategic pricing initiative.
We’ve begun a new season of quarterly financial reports. Fastenal reported its Q3 results on Wednesday, and its numbers continue to impress.
A few weeks ago, I shared with you how U.S. manufacturing output is booming, according to the constantly rising purchasing managers index put out by the Institute for Supply Management.
This week’s Quick Hits are led by two companies recently hit with fines.