The 2020 Mid-Year Economic Update_long

Day: December 10, 2006

100% Employee-Owned

this.)Some tax benefits differ between S- and C- corporations, but other benefits include deductibility of a portion of contributions made to an ESOP and of dividends paid on ESOP-held stock. According to the NCEO, an ESOP also allows a company to use pre-tax dollars to buy out the owners, and sellers can defer capital gains …

100% Employee-Owned Read More »

MDM Inflation Index: October 2006

Modern Distribution Management’s October Inflation Index, which measures a cross-section of industrial supplies, was up 0.15% from the previous month, and up 4.14% from October 2005. Summary of MDM Inflation Index for the past 12 months: October 2006 Index 265.9September 2006 Index 265.6August 2006 Index 265.2July 2006 Index 264.0June 2006 Index 263.0May 2006 Index 262.1April 2006 …

MDM Inflation Index: October 2006 Read More »

U.S. Market Analysis: Packaging

Packaging represented a market in 2005 of $36.9 billion, according to estimates by Industrial Market Information, Minneapolis. These charts show the top ten industries, by SIC code, consuming these products; and the 2005 end-user consumption of these groups sorted by the nine government market regions. Click on Related Document below to see charts. Click Here

MDM News Digest 3623

electronic and electromechanical controls. Ark-Les is a producer of electromechanical and electronic switches, sensors, connectors, controls, user interfaces and actuators used in household appliances and automobiles. ITW is a $12.8 billion diversified manufacturer. More …The Timken Company, Canton, OH, has acquired Turbo Engines Inc., Tuscon, AZ, provider of aircraft engine overhaul and repair services. The …

MDM News Digest 3623 Read More »

Manufacturing Growth Likely to Mirror GDP in Next 2 Years

AnalysisThe following is an analysis from Meckstroth on the November 2006 Institute for Supply Management Index, which indicated that manufacturing did not grow in November:“The November ISM index fell below the 50 percent mark, the dividing line between growth and decline, in November ‘ the lowest level in 42 months. The signal of declining production …

Manufacturing Growth Likely to Mirror GDP in Next 2 Years Read More »

Solve the Mystery of Lost Leads

grading and value-adding process before distribution, based on specific sales criteria. A good lead filtering and processing system should: Save sales time and money by screening out non-actionable leads before distribution. Determine how hot the lead is. Grade or score leads based on purchasing timeframe, a specific source, budget and/or other parameters so salespeople will …

Solve the Mystery of Lost Leads Read More »

MDM December 10, 2006

This is the pdf of this issue of Modern Distribution Management. Apply the full $24.95 pay-per-view cost toward an annual subscription (within 30 days of purchase), which includes two issues a month plus access to more than six years of online archives and market data. Call 1-888-742-5060 or email info@mdm.com to subscribe. Click Here