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MDM Announces Top 40 Industrial Distributors for 2012 + Top Distributors in 13 Other Sectors

Annual Distribution Trends Report is also released.

MDM has announced the 2012 MDM Market Leaders – our third annual directory of the largest distributors across sectors. This year we feature 14 sectors.

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We present the Top 40 Industrial distributors, Top 25 Electrical distributors and Top 10s in Building Materials , HVACR/Plumbing, and Power Transmission/Bearing. We also present the largest distributors in electronics, fluid power, fasteners, gases/welding equipment, hose and accessories, industrial PVF, plastics, pharmaceuticals and safety.

When we compile these lists our goal is to provide an accurate picture of distribution in each sector. This has its challenges of course, as not all distributors are willing to divulge their revenues to MDM. We use several resources to estimate where to place these companies on the list. Learn more about MDM's methodology.

This is the most comprehensive report in the wholesale distribution industry; we used the interviews we conduct throughout the year, as well as insight we collect leading up to the publication of this report, to compile the 2012 MDM Market Leaders and Distribution Trends Report. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

The lists of top distributors and company listings are free. Premium subscribers can access the 2012 Distribution Trends Report for free, which includes in-depth trend articles and key trends in individual sectors.

If you aren't a subscriber, consider subscribing today for full access to the 2012 Distribution Trends Report.

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