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EDITOR'S UPDATE: Industrial Distribution Magazine was purchased by Advantage Business Media from Reed Business Information in 2010 after it was announced the magazine would close, as reported below. The magazine is published and remains online at

Industrial Distribution's parent company is closing the magazine, effective today.
The trade magazine has been a mainstay in the industrial distribution market since 1911. The magazine is led by Associate Publisher/Editor Jack Keogh and Managing Editor Victoria Fraza Kickham.
The news about the magazine's closure made the rounds today after a "leaked memo" confirmed that Reed Business Information-U.S. will be closing Industrial Distribution, Manufacturing Business Technology and Video Business. A spokesperson confirmed the closures to MDM.
The media company is working to sell publications in its U.S. trade magazine portfolio. Reed Business Information is a part of the larger British and Dutch publishing group Reed Elsevier plc.

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