Day: January 22, 2020

AD Elects 2020 Board of Directors

AD, Wayne, Pennsylvania, the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America, has announced a new director and two reelected directors among its complement of 12 board members and committee chairs. President of Border States Electric David White is AD’s newest director. White served on the board previously while he was president of Shealy Electrical …

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The Chicago Fed National Activity Index Fell to -0.35 in December

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) fell to 0.35 ;in December from +0.41 in November. Three of the our broad categories of indicators that make up the index decreased from November, and three of the four categories made negative contributions to the index in December. The index’s three-month …

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Ohio Transmission Corporation Acquires Second Arizona Company

Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has acquired Laron Inc., Kingman, Arizona, a leading service provider of mechanical and electric motor repair and engineering in the southwestern United States. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since its founding, Laron has provided industrial support services, including heavy industrial automation, machining, …

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China United States trade and American tariffs as two opposing cargo ships as an economic taxation dispute over import and exports concept as a 3D illustration.

5 Things Distributors Should Know About the Impact of Tariffs on US Business

We’re already seeing some of the tariffs imposed in 2018 and 2019 beginning to be rolled back, but there’s still some confusion and uncertainty over what lies ahead for U.S. manufacturers and distributors in 2020. This week, for example, President Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal that he’s serious about imposing tariffs on European cars. At the …

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