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Endries Int’l Acquired By Equity Firm

December 12
11:46 2018
    Endries Int’l Acquired By Equity Firm

Endries will continue to be led by CEO Steve Endries and his executive team.

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Sisto Advises Distributors More Prefab in Future

November 13
10:23 2018
    Sisto Advises Distributors More Prefab in Future

Offsite construction is on the rise and Bill Sisto predicted to the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association that contractors will partner with prefab companies.

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St. John: Customers Want To Feel Cared For

November 12
06:00 2018
    St. John: Customers Want To Feel Cared For

STAFDA president: One lesson from competing with Amazon and other major players “is the idea that we win when our customers win, or Mr. Bezos’s now famous mantra ‘it is all about the customer’.”

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St. John: Good News for Distributors – Customers Want to Feel Cared For

November 06
11:30 2018
    St. John: Good News for Distributors – Customers Want to Feel Cared For

STAFDA president: One lesson from competing with Amazon and other major players “is the idea that we win when our customers win, or Mr. Bezos’s now famous mantra ‘it is all about the customer’.”

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Birmingham Fastener Wins Award

April 19
11:06 2018
    Birmingham Fastener Wins Award

Fastener supplier recognized as manufacturer of the year for the state of Alabama.

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Lindstrom Announces Four Promotions

April 02
10:39 2018

Longen, English, Newman and Hrdlicka take new positions at the master distributor.

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St. John Seeks ‘Mutually Profitable’ Supply Channel

February 26
11:24 2018
    St. John Seeks ‘Mutually Profitable’ Supply Channel

STAFDA president is “fiercely committed to building long-term, mutual-profitable relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers.” Instead of badgering for a lower price, St. John said the mutually better approach is to ask, “What do I need to do to get a better price?”

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Hodell-Natco Acquires Davco Fastener

December 12
03:24 2017

Hodell-Natco president Kevin Reidl – the 2013-14 president of the National Fastener Distributors Association – views the acquisition as the perfect step in Hodell-Natco’s growth strategy.

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September FDI ‘Stays Strong’

October 30
00:38 2017
    September FDI ‘Stays Strong’

The Fastener Distributor Index for September dipped slightly to 61.5, “with sales trends remaining very strong,” writes R.W. Baird analyst David Manthey.

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Fasteners Plus International Relocates

July 06
15:53 2017
    Fasteners Plus International Relocates

The Chicago-area fastener distributor said it moved to “expand… business and to support the south Chicago suburbs with their fastener requirements.”

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FDI Declines in January Amid ‘Choppy’ Conditions

February 13
13:27 2017
    FDI Declines in January Amid ‘Choppy’ Conditions

“While industrial markets are showing encouraging signs of potential stabilization and increased optimism, the FDI indicates that current conditions remain choppy with relatively weak demand, competitive conditions, and pricing pressure continue to weigh on results before policy changes can be implemented,” noted R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey.

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Grainger North American Sales Drop

December 15
00:08 2016
    Grainger North American Sales Drop

Daily sales in the U.S. declined 3% in November, while sales in Canada fell 17% and sales in Europe, Asia and Latin America grew 6% during the month.

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AFC Industries Acquires R&E Fastener

December 14
00:01 2016
    AFC Industries Acquires R&E Fastener

R&E is a full-service distributor of fasteners and value-added supply chain services.

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Intercorp Opens New Jersey Branch

December 14
00:01 2016
    Intercorp Opens New Jersey Branch

Sales “in the Northeast have increased exponentially over the past few years,” the company stated.

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O’Keeffe at NFDA: 8 Stages of the Company Lifecycle

December 08
11:54 2016
    O’Keeffe at NFDA: 8 Stages of the Company Lifecycle

“See the road ahead,” Tim O’Keeffe advised the National Fastener Distributors Association in a presentation on the lifecycle of companies.

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Fastener Sales Decline at Fastenal

December 07
11:27 2016
    Fastener Sales Decline at Fastenal

Sales to manufacturing customers gained 1.3%, while sales to non-residential construction customers declined 1%.

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Moss: Labor Shortage Should Scare You

November 29
12:40 2016
    Moss: Labor Shortage Should Scare You

No matter your geography or whether you’re a distributor, manufacturer, or sales rep, this should scare you, Brandon Moss warned the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association

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What Distributors Need to Know About Plating

October 14
10:39 2016
    What Distributors Need to Know About Plating

“Changing a coating has a tremendous impact on the performance of a fastener,” Carmen Vertullo of Carver Consulting told members of the Pacific-West Fastener Association.

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