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MDM Interview: Applied Industrial on the Economy

MDM Editor Lindsay Konzak sat down with David Pugh, CEO of $1.9 billion Cleveland, OH-based industrial distributor Applied Industrial Technologies, at the annual National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors meeting January in Washington, D.C. Applied recently reported sales for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, were down 11 percent to $446.3 million from the same period last year.
 
In Part 1 of this interview, Pugh discusses how Applied is responding to current economic and market conditions. Part 2 of this interview will appear in the Feb. 25, 2010, issue of MDM.
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