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ISM: Manufacturing expansion slowed in March
PMI registered 51.5 percent, a decrease of 1.4 percentage points from February
Ryan Herco acquires Engineered Machinery
EMI is a high purity fluid handling and pump repair distributor in Tualatin, Oregon
nexAir acquires M&A Welding Supply
Distributor of welding and safety supplies has four locations in northwest Georgia
CRC Industries acquires ChemFree Corp.
ChemFree manufactures the SmartWasher Bio Remediating Parts Washing System
Triad acquires Mega Fluidline
Akron, Ohio-based company has five ParkerStore locations in Northeast Ohio
Walter Surface Technologies names new president
Michael Christodoulou appointed president and chief operating officer
The March/April issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about Lawson Products, plus articles by contributing writers that include Frank Hurtte, Scott Benfield, Mary Jawgiel, Jason Bader, Allen Ray and David Gordon and other leading experts in the distribution community.
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Distributor e-commerce run amok
Distributors have been investing in e-commerce solutions since the 1990s. However, those investments often don't yield sufficient income to justify their cost. This article offers guidance on where common pitfalls lie and how to avoid them.