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Mr. Ruggles is Chairman of the Board of MSCO, Inc. (Martin Supply) in Sheffield, Alabama. As Interim Director, he will act as a liaison between the I.D.A. Officers, Board of Directors and full-time staff while commuting periodically to the I.D.A. headquarters to oversee other association business. He will serve as Interim Director until the I.D.A. leadership completes a thorough search for a permanent management leader.
Elected President of Martin Supply in 1968, Don served as I.D.A. President in 1992-1993 and currently serves on the I.D.A. Past Presidents Council. He is also a past Board member of Affiliated Distributors. Martin Supply (www.martinsupply.com), a general line distributor elected to the Top 100 Distributors of 2002 by Industrial Distribution magazine, has been an I.D.A. member since 1960.
I.D.A., established in 1988 from a merger of the Central States, National and Southern Industrial Distribution Associations, is the oldest and largest organization for general line and specialty distributors. I.D.A. has more than 600 members representing nearly 1,000 distributor locations across North America and Europe. I.D.A. s mission is to better industrial distributors, enabling them to better serve their customers through the delivery of quality networking and educational opportunities, knowledge-based information and advocacy for the industry.