November 2013 News
International Hardware Fair Signs 2,600 Exhibitors
Tool Halls alone will occupy 1.5 million square feet.
Ideal Promotes Terry Stevens to VP of Sales
Will lead North American electrical division.
HD Supply Waterworks Hires New Head of Fusible Pipe Systems
Paul Dreher will lead fusible pipe sales and national accounts.
Wright Tool Primes 2014 Catalog
83rd annual catalog includes newest fracking tools and the WrightGrip SB tool.
New Residential Permits Top One Million in October
Privately-owned permits rise 13.9 percent over last year.
Bartell Morrison Acquires Innovatech
Deal adds leading surface removal equipment to BMI portfolio.
Walter Meier Sells Tools Business
Private equity firm Tenex acquires JET, Wilton and Powermatic brands.
Hahn Acquires ECS Fasteners
ECS lines will expand Hahn's Fuzion Fasteners offering.
STAFDA Directory Goes Online
First online edition features easy navigation and search tools for industry resource.
Resurgent Housing Sector to Lead 2014 Economic Recovery
Freddie Mac predicts a strong year ahead for the industry.
Q.E.P. Names New Product Manager
Matt Glenn to lead Porta Nails, Homelux and Ludell lines.
CSDA Doubles Graduates in 2013
CSDA Operator Certification graduates Up 100%.
Flat CBI In Q3 Bodes Well for Commercial
Commercial construction backlog figures indicate the downturn has stopped.|
Simpson Strong-Tie Wins Product Innovation Award
Strong Frame Special Moment Frame for earthquake protection takes honor.
Sunex Tools Names Tom Northcott Director of Commercial Sales & National Accounts
Northcott joins Sunex from Rockwell Tools.