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Hammond Lumber Company Announces New Senior Leadership Team

Fourth-generation, family-owned Maine company makes internal promotions within senior leadership team and adds several new roles.

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Nominations Now Open for MDM’s 2021 Future Leaders

The nomination period is now open for the second annual MDM Future Leader awards, recognizing top young talent.


EPTDA AGM Appoints Board of Directors, President for 2021/22

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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The Perks of Investing in Culture First

On MDM’s most recent webcast, Stellar Industrial Supply President and CEO John Wiborg outlined the importance of investing in a strong culture before exploring new technologies.

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The 8 Traits of Resilient Distributors

Distributors who have developed these qualities and built resilience into their organization are ready to adapt their strategy for the next normal.


Download this Issue as a PDF: September 10 2020

This issue of MDM Premium features our annual Market Leaders listings of the top distributors in the U.S. See the rankings in key categories, and learn how several of the ranked companies put themselves in a strong market position in 2019 that has fared them well throughout the disruption of 2020.

Capital Electric

Capital Electric Names New President

Sonepar USA, a Charleston, South Carolina-based subsidiary of Sonepar Group, announced Thursday that Drew Esce has been named president of Capital Electric.

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NAW Appoints Eric Hoplin as CEO

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors on Wednesday named its replacement for longtime CEO Dirk Van Dongen, who is leaving after 41 years with the organization.

Dakota Supply Group

DSG Appoints Plumbing Corporate Segment Manager

Electrical, plumbing and HVACR distributor Dakota Supply Group (DSG) names Scott Ausnes to its top plumbing role.

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MSC Industrial Supply Appoints New Director

The board of directors of MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE: MSM), a Melville, New York-based MRO distributor, has appointed Rudina Seseri to serve as a director.