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Essendant CEO Resigns

Essendant CEO Resigns

Essendant CEO Resigns; New DCs For Motion Industries & MRC Global These latest ID Quick Hits, editor Mike Hockett recaps the resignation of Essendant’s president & CEO and interim replacement, newly-opened distribution centres for Motion Industries and MRC Global, and recaps which distributors made the 2017 Fortune 500 list and where they ranked. Source: New DCs For Motion Industries & […]

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Advent to acquire IPH from PAI, will merge with Brammer

Advent to acquire IPH from PAI, will merge with Brammer

Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced today that it has agreed to acquire IPH, a European industrial supplies distributor, from PAI Partners, a leading European private equity firm. IPH distributes industrial supplies for maintenance and production applications in Europe. It offers power transmission products, machining solutions, industrial supply solutions and product-related […]

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Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes

Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes

Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes   Working as an energy service professional, I often come in contact with honest, well-meaning salespeople who knock on my door almost daily with the newest service, app or doodad which promises to solve all the world’s ills. During these meetings, I try and put myself in the position of my customers. […]

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Doug Devlin (right) with Sir Bobby Charlton

Doug Devlin: the heart of Drives & Controls

It is with deep regret that we announce that Doug Devlin, Drives & Controls’ advertising sales director for more than 30 years, has passed away unexpectedly after a short illness that he contracted while he was on holiday. He was 64. Doug, who had worked on the magazine since the mid-1980s – initially as the magazine’s sales representative for the […]

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PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference

PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference

All New Revamped PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference a “Complete Success” Chicago, Ill.—June 19, 2017—With a 30 percent increase in distributor delegate registration, more networking opportunities for all, three dynamic speakers and a fully booked DM-IDEX (one-on-one appointment scheduling session between distributors and manufacturers), the new and improved Canadian Conference was well received by participants. “The DM-IDEX was very, very productive […]

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New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications Schaeffler has developed a new steel for rolling bearings which, combined with a carbonitriding heat treatment process, offers both harder surfaces and a higher ductility than other steels. Compared to standard bearings, devices made from this material – called Mancrodur – can have 30% higher load ratings and operating lives that are […]

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