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Manufacturing jobs edge higher in June
Manufacturers added just 4,000 jobs in June and employment in the construction industry remained unchanged

WinWholesale acquires M. Cooper Supply
Plumbing distributor serves the Chicago metro area, northern Illinois and northwest Indiana

Applied releases new catalog
Catalog includes more than 30,000 industrial supply and MRO products from more than 180 manufacturers

Manufacturing expanded in June
ISM's purchasing manager's index increased 0.7 percentage points to 53.5 percent

Bowersock retires from North American Tool
Bernie Bowersock had been with company for 23 years

NetPlus Alliances posts 14% gain in 1Q
1Q gain follows year over year increase of 13.5% in 2014

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Industrial Supply Cover May/June 2015

May/June issue

The May/June issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about Lawson Products, plus articles by contributing writers that include Scott Benfield, Jonathan Bein, Amber Slipe and other leading experts in the distribution community.

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Scott BenfieldWhen the distributor sales culture met e-commerce
The predictions of e-commerce as a way of doing business and as a possible threat to existing full-service distribution are becoming increasingly accurate. B2B buyers are voicing their preference for an e-commerce solution for commodity purchases.



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