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In another sure sign that the industrial distribution economy is currently thriving, this past week included news of brick-and-mortar expansion plans for two major distributors.
Atlanta-based EIS Inc. has had a formidable presence as an electrical and industrial parts distributor for decades, and has operated as a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company since 1998.
Like with Amazon, industrial distributors are always keeping a close eye on Home Depot, which sells many of the same products to contractors that distributors do.
I was travelling like crazy throughout April, which is why it’s been a couple weeks since our last episode. But it’s a good week to get back to it, as there’s been an acquisition-fest among large industrial distributors. As of this recording, four ac