April 2012 News
ERB Safety receives Evergreen Marketing Group Supplier of the Year Award
Also announces distribution agreement with Ashtead Technology.
DDI System Releases Inform Software Version 77
Free upgrade for DDI System Inform subscribers includes warehouse specific pricing, consignment warehousing functions and more.
U.S. GDP Grows 2.2 Percent in Q1
Personal consumption climbs 2.9 percent in quarter; real residential fixed investment advances 19.1 percent.
March Pending Home Sales Rise, Market Recovering
Pending home sales increased in March and are well above a year ago, another signal the housing market is recovering.
Amazon launches AmazonSupply
New online business offers 500,000 products across 14 industrial categories.
MovinCool Names New Manager
David Keller to head DENSO Sales California, Inc.’s Heat Management Department.
Barker Named Executive VP at ERB Safety
Jacqueline Barker, 20-year ERB veteran, will lead sales and business development.
Grainger Q1 sales up 16%
Sales of $2.2 billion led by a strong increase in heavy manufacturing and natural resources.
Industry Veteran Haag Passes Away
John A. "Jack" Haag of the SGS Tool Company was ASMMA president in 1995.
AIH Opens New Alaska Superstore
New 53,000-square-foot superstore incorporates the latest in sustainable energy designs.
The April/May 2012 Contractor Supply is Here!
Our largest regular issue to date features a load of extra articles and a special guest consultant story you won't want to miss.
Will Housing Prices Soar By 2014?
Real estate economists and analysts are increasingly optimistic that the housing market will have a dramatic recovery in the next two years.