The start of fall has brought some familiar rhythms to the latest batch of economic reports — some good, some bad — and this balance has a familiar feel for wholesale distributors.
Winsupply Inc., Dayton, Ohio, broke ground Wednesday on the future home of the Richard W. Schwartz Center for Innovation, a facility that will also be the new home of Winsupply of Dayton.
Indian River Consulting Group’s weekly PRI for the work week of Sept. 14-18 indicated a sales increase of 4.9% versus the same week in 2019, which is the largest increase outside of a week distorted by a holiday.
Swedish bearings manufacturer SKF said it will pour $39.3 million into expanding and automating processes at the group's factory in Sumter, South Carolina.
Other C-suite moves at Veritiv include the retirement of Mary A. Laschinger, current chairman and CEO, and the appointment of Stephen E. Macadam as chairman of the board.
Latest Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) shows that two of four broad categories of indicators used to construct the index made positive contributions in July, but all four categories decreased from July.
Latest report shows U.S. cutting tool consumption down 8.5% from previous month of June, while year-to-date total is down 21.2% from same period of 2019.
EPTDA — the executive association for industrial distribution distributors and manufacturers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa — this week announced the appointment of its new 2021/22 board of directors and president, effective 1 October 2020.
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