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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.
The latest quarterly earnings reporting period has kicked off, and per usual, the reports for major industrial distributors began with MSC Industrial Supply – number 11 on ID’s 2017 Big 50 List
There wasn’t really any ground-breaking news in the industrial distribution market this past week through Wednesday, but still plenty of notable items worth recapping.
We’ve already had two major distributor acquisition announcements in 2018, with those being Applied Industrial Technologies’ buying FCX Performance for 784 million dollars, and Berkshire Hathaway’s purchase of Production Tool Supply, which resulted