The 2020 Mid-Year Economic Update_long

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Winsupply Appoints Two Executives

Dayton, Ohio-based distributor Winsupply names Jeff Dice president, Equity Group, and Chris Schrameck, VP, information technology.

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Durable Goods June
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Advance Report: New Orders for Durable Goods Grew 7.3% in June

Increase of manufactured durable goods is second in a row following the double-digit growth in May, which had been preceded by two decreases during the height of the coronavirus crisis.

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LINC Systems Acquires Active Sales Co.

Industrial fastener and packaging distributor LINC Systems, a platform of private equity firm Center Rock, adds California company to portfolio.

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IRCG Weekly Pandemic Revenue Index Down Again but Leveling Off

PRI moderates into the mid-single digits with three participants posting revenue gains during the week of July 13-17.

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B&D Industrial Joins AD Industrial and Safety Division

B&D Industrial, a founding member of AD Bearings and Power Transmission division, joins second division to enhance presence with industrial and safety product customers.

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Watsco Sales Decline 1.2% in 2Q

But year-to-date sales grow 2.6% from same period in 2019 as company posts “record, double-digit sales and profit growth rates in June,” according to Watsco's CEO.

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Grainger’s Q2 Sales Dip 2% as MRO Market Suffers

Industrial distributor estimates that MRO market declined 14% to 15% during the quarter even as company gained share in the U.S.

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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Drops 36% in May

Latest report shows U.S. cutting tool consumption down 4.4% from previous month of April, while year-to-date total is down 18.8% from same period of 2019.

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Swiss company also announces the appointment of Theodor Swedjemark, who will join the executive committee of ABB as chief communications officer.

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Electrical distributor announces that Layne “Lucky” DeMoss was promoted to branch manager for Conroe facility and TJ Horny will join the Houston branch as sales leader.

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New 625,000 square-foot site in the city of El Paso — the second facility coming to Texas in 2021 —will create more than 700 new, full-time jobs.

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Company’s profit for the second quarter cut in half to $75.4 million.

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PT and bearings distributor names Stephen Martin as vice president – general counsel and John Crawford as vice president of human resources.

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Cook & Boardman Acquires Two Companies

These acquisitions represent the 8th and 9th acquisition by the commercial door, frames and hardware, electronic access control equipment and specialty products distributor.

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IRCG Weekly Pandemic Revenue Index Back in the Red

PRI reverts back to a decline and settles into being down in the mid-single digits after a calendar anomaly saw growth during the holiday week.

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Industrial Production Rises 5.4% in June

According to the Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Report, manufacturing output increased 7.2% during the month, but it was still 11.1% below its pre-pandemic February level.