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U.S. deficit in manufactures surges 30% in 1Q
U.S. manufactured exports decreased by 2%; Chinese exports were up 5%
EECO to acquire Eck Supply branch
Electrical Equipment Co., Raleigh N.C., to acquire the Lynchburg, Va.-based business
Brady sales decline 6.3 percent
Total organic sales increased 1.7% and foreign currency translation decreased sales by 8.0%
New NAW book on driving profitable growth
Study explores how to generate, manage, and sustain profitable growth
Economy showed slight growth in April
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index moved up to -0.15 in April from -0.36 in March
Kimball Midwest completes expansion
Columbus facility added 123,000 sq. ft. in distribution center and approximately 45,000 sq. ft. of office space
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.
Click here to read articles published in the issue.
Or, click here to read our digital edition, sponsored by Tompkins Industries
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.