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Apache to open Dallas facility
20,000-plus foot production and distribution facility for belting, hose products
Praxair sales fall 12 percent
Praxair reported sales in the second quarter were $2.73 billion, 12% below the prior-year quarter
Eaton sales fall 7 percent
2Q sales were $5.4 billion; earnings were $543 million.
Ingersoll Rand sales and earnings rise
Revenues increased 2 percent in the second quarter to $3.6 billion
Airgas earnings down for Q1
Q1 sales increased 3% over the prior year to $1.3 billion but EPS down 2%
Columbus McKinnon to acquire Magnetek
Designer and manufacturer of digital power and motion control solutions
The July/Aug. issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about SGS Tool Co., winner of the ISA Excellence in Industry Award, plus articles by contributing writers that include Dr. Bill McCleave, Scott Benfield, Mary Jawgiel and other leading experts in the distribution community.
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When 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.