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Distributors Report Q1 Sales Up 10.2%

June 18
13:49 2018

STAFDA members’ sales increase comes despite construction starts being down 7% from 2017 Q1, according to Dodge Data & Analytics Report.

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Business Author Gordon To Give STAFDA Keynote

March 26
17:27 2018

Sisto of G-Strut will give the Associate’s speech and St. John of IBS Inc. will give STAFDA president’s annual State of Distribution address at 42nd annual convention.

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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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Cordless, Safety, Productivity Trends in 2018

December 12
06:37 2017

In his Associate State-of-the-Industry address, Joe Smith of Metabo Power Tools / North America said “revolutionary technological innovation & development are driving the cordless trend.”

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Leahy at STAFDA: Leaders Are Raised, Not Born

December 12
05:13 2017
    Leahy at STAFDA: Leaders Are Raised, Not Born

STAFDA president got first career job by offering to work one week for free.

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IFE & STAFDA Overlap in 2018

December 12
04:31 2017
    IFE & STAFDA Overlap in 2018

STAFDA will be Sunday, Monday & Tuesday in Phoenix; IFE is Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in Las Vegas.

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St. John, Baird Lead STAFDA for 2018

December 12
02:26 2017

Auburn, Washington, distributor becomes first woman president of the association founded in 1976.

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Ratzenberger: Kids Need to Learn Tools

November 24
18:59 2017
    Ratzenberger: Kids Need to Learn Tools

“We learned never to use finishing nails to hold steps,” said the actor best known for portraying mail carrier Cliff Clavin on the NBC sitcom Cheers.

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Denver Bumps STAFDA 2018 Convention In Favor of Outdoor Retailer Trade Show

October 02
13:36 2017
    Denver Bumps STAFDA 2018 Convention In Favor of Outdoor Retailer Trade Show

STAFDA headed back to Phoenix after a “political” change with Colorado favoring the retail trade show which is abandoning Utah.

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STAFDA 2017 Booth Space Sold Out

September 05
10:31 2017
    STAFDA 2017 Booth Space Sold Out

The 41st annual convention will be November 12-14, 2017, in Austin, TX.

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STAFDA Congressional Fly-In June 7-8

April 10
03:16 2017
    STAFDA Congressional Fly-In June 7-8

The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association members will meet with at least three members of Congress during the 5th annual events in Washington, DC.

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Cheers’ Ratzenberger Keynoting 
STAFDA Convention

April 04
13:45 2017
    Cheers’ Ratzenberger Keynoting 
STAFDA Convention

“Today, many do not even know how to use simple tools, hammers and screwdrivers. Manufacturers say high school kids can’t even read a ruler. How are they going to build airplanes, build homes, or even perform simple household repairs?”

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Leahy New VP of Construction Supply Group

March 28
10:26 2017
    Leahy New VP of Construction Supply Group

Leahy, who is the 2017 president of the Specialty Tools and Fasteners Distributors Association, is a 20 year veteran of Border Construction Specialties, where he served as COO.

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Empire Bolt Employee Wins STAFDA Scholarship for UID

January 19
00:01 2017
    Empire Bolt Employee Wins STAFDA Scholarship for UID

The University of Innovative Distribution will be March 5-8, 2017, in Indianapolis.

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HR Expert Advises on LGBT, Transgender, Pregnancy & Sick Leave

December 13
00:08 2016
    HR Expert Advises on LGBT, Transgender, Pregnancy & Sick Leave

Combs: “If you don’t want to be the test case, the smart thing is to do what the law says.”

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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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