- Big 50
A few weeks ago, I shared with you how U.S. manufacturing output is booming, according to the constantly rising purchasing managers index put out by the Institute for Supply Management.
Industrial vending is a key business area for many distributors today, and it’s become a popular topic among our ID audience.
As expected, the last two weeks of 2017 were fairly quiet as far as major news in the industrial products market, as most companies are hesitant to announce big news in that period with so many employees on vacation around the holidays.
With the rate of consolidation in the industrial distribution space still remarkably high, a question everyone has been wondering over these past couple years has been, when is a large distributor going to acquire another large distributor?