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assets of Northwest Hose & Fittings, Inc., based in Spokane, WA.
Northwest is an authorized Parker distributor of hydraulic hose,
fittings, adapters, as well as couplers and industrial hose ... IBT
Industrial Solutions acquired Sheppard Supply Co. of Springfield,
MO. IBT will continue to service Sheppard Supply’s former customers with its MRO supplies and engineering solutions ... Praxair
Offshore Services Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., announced
it has acquired Aberdeen, Scotland-based Dominion Technology
Gases Investment Limited, a global supplier of diving, welding,
and industrial to the offshore oil and gas industry ... Carlson
Systems Holdings, Inc., acquired Western Tool Supply, a distribution company committed to providing customers with quality
products and services, primarily for the fastening and construction
industries ... DXP Enterprises, Inc. announced today the completion of the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Tucker Tool
Company, Inc., a leading distributor of cutting tools, abrasives,
coolants, and machine shop supplies. Founded in 1979, Tucker
Tool is headquartered in Mechanicsburg, PA ... An equity partnership between Lyon Capital Partners LLC and Revere Finance has
acquired nearly all the assets of Lyon Workspace Products LLC and
its affiliates. The newly-formed Lyon Capital Partners, formerly
Echelon Capital, owns several other metal fabrication companies ... Univar Inc., a global distributor of chemistry and related
services, announced it has completed the acquisition of Quimi-compuestos, a distributor of commodity chemicals in Mexico ...
The Timken Company has acquired Standard Machine, provider of
new gearboxes, gearbox service and repair, machining, field technical services, and other services to customers in Canada and the
western United States. The company services firms in the mining,
oil and gas, and pulp and paper industries.
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc,
recently received the “Exceptional Supplier” rating from its
customer Halliburton, one of the world’s largest providers of
products and services to the energy industry ... Badger Meter was
recognized by The Milwaukee Business Journal’s Eureka Award in
the Manufacturing category for its new product development in
water and industrial markets. Badger Meter has been a pioneer
in the development of flow measurement and control products ...
Columbus, OH-based distributor Kimball Midwest has been selected as a Top Workplace. The designation was earned based solely
on employee feedback as researched by WorkplaceDynamics LLP.
Of more than 803 companies invited to participate in the process,
Kimball Midwest was one of only 50 to receive this high distinction and ranked in the top one percent in the mid-size category ...
Airgas, Inc. has been awarded two Fleet Safety Excellence Awards
by the Compressed Gas Association. The first award honored
Airgas’ cylinder vehicle fleet and the second award recognized
Airgas’ bulk vehicle fleet ... Midwest Rubber Service and Supply
Haggard & Stocking Associates receives the
American Eagle Excellence in Industry Award from ISA
Company was awarded the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year Award
sponsored by the Manufacturers Alliance in MN. The organization
presents this award annually to recognize companies that share
best practices with peer companies to strengthen the Minnesota
manufacturing community ... The Industrial Supply Association
named Haggard & Stocking Associates of Indianapolis the winner
of the American Eagle Excellence in Industry Award at its Product
Show & Conference in San Diego on June 2, 2013. The award recognized how Haggard & Stocking, working closely with inventory
management system supplier CribMaster, developed a customized
program to manage the Foreign Object Debris requirements of
an aerospace company ... MSC Industrial Supply, Inc. was recently
named 2012 Training Partner of the Year by Lenox Industrial
Tools. The award recognizes MSC’s high level of engagement and
overall collaboration with Lenox Industrial Tools to provide more
value and enhanced technical expertise to its band saw customers.