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According to Forbes.com, 543,000 new businesses start each month. Some of them make it, most of them don’t. But I bet one thing’s for sure...more...

KBIS 2016 went off without a hitch! The show is a spectacle with thousands of attendees chomping at the bit for the latest and greatest...more...

Whenever I call the Weldbend headquarters, I’m always a little surprised — and delighted — when one of the Coulas family personally answers the phone....more...

The 16th annual Crystal Vision Awards Breakfast 2016 was held at the Westgate Las Vegas Hotel on January 20th. Attendees learned about opportunities to partner...more...

We spoke with Ron Passafaro, president and CEO, ECR International on Dec. 23, the day ECR shareholders officially agreed to sell the company to BDR...more...

More than 120 manufacturers’ reps gathered in Rochester, N.Y., to attend Liberty Pumps’ annual sales meeting from November 1-3. The meeting also served as a...more...

Mark Chirgwin, head of operations for BENDER, explained some of the welcomed challenges faced when initially implementing DDI System at their company, saying “Back in...more...

It’s an exciting time for everyone at Goodman Manufacturing, a member of Daikin Group. In fact, this year they will be moving into a massive...more...

Howard and Warren Frankel got an up-close education in wholesale distribution from an early age.  Their father, Seymour Frankel, a New York City businessman, learned...more...

Brandon Gracey of Handshake recently ran through the importance of B2B eCommerce in a webinar episode. He highlighted various points ranging from statistics to implementation. ...more...

Viessmann Manufacturing Company (U.S.) Inc., celebrated 25 years of business in the U.S. at a special invitation-only lunch, September 9, for noted wholesalers, contractors, specifiers...more...

The Oatey Company is giving itself, employees and customers a pretty spectacular birthday present for the company’s 100th anniversary in 2016 — an impressive new...more...

Our industry is special. Unique. And personal. Despite all of the advancements in technology, digital communications and the Amazon kind of world we’re living in,...more...

It was only natural for Kelly’s national footprint to include a sizeable operation on the East Coast. With higher populations and a wider variety of...more...

As a New York City high school all-star football player, and then the quarterback for the University of Rhode Island, Kevin Rosenthal became extremely adept...more...

Over the past year, Aalberts Industries has begun efforts to unify its Flow Control Division brands — Apollo Valves, Elkhart Products and Lasco Fittings —...more...

ASA recently hosted a webinar called “Don’t leave profits on the table; use ASA’s Operating Performance Report (OPR),” which highlighted the key findings of the...more...

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, Omni Corporate Services Ltd., Inc. has been instrumental in the continued growth and profitability of its 250 member wholesalers...more...

Change. Just hearing the word can stir up a feeling of anxiety among those who might be impacted. But the team at Blue Angel Pumps...more...

I remember reading this line in high school philosophy class that quickly started me thinking of all the little acts of kindness I had personally...more...