February 2023 News

Werner Announces Seventh Consecutive Year of Sponsoring National Ladder Safety Month and Partnership with American Ladder Institute
Annual campaign brings national awareness to the importance of ladder safety on the worksite.

The Lawless Group Rockies Hires Regional Utah Performers
Award-winning former Aspen Marketing veterans join Lawless Group.

Minnich Manufacturing Names Top Dealers
Logan Contractors Supply of Des Moines takes top award. 

High Attendance at The ARA Show 2023 Reflects Positive State of Rental Industry
More than 750 vendors exhibited for professional attendees. 

SSP Hires Kevin Wickert as Sales and Marketing Manager
Wickert previously worked for GE, SKF and WD-40. 

Carlisle Architectural Metals Becomes National Manufacturing Member of the Metal Roofing Alliance
Carlisle Architectural Metals' brands include Petersen Aluminum and Drexel Metals.

The Golden Jewel of Safety Training
How ladder safety training works all year long.

MAX USA To Attend NPCA Precast Show
Visit MAX at the show February 23-25 in booth 2201.

Streamlight Appoints Daniel Brinkerhoff Southeast RSM - Fire and Industrial
Brinkerhoff joins Streamlight from Fein Tools.

BECK America is Making Changes to Accommodate Growth and Improve Customer Service
Top associates are moving up and new positions are being created to expand BECK's customer service capabilities.

Simpson Strong-Tie Receives Building Talent Foundation Industry Champion Award
BTF addresses skilled trades labor shortages by improving talent supply, training and retention.

Renewable Lubricants Issues New Industrial Lubrication Guide
Guide details the company’s extensive line of bio-based products including hydraulic fluids, gear oils, greases and penetrants.

NAHB: Cautious Optimism for Builders in February
Two monthly gains for the Housing Market Index at the start of 2023 match the cautious optimism noted by builders at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

Industrial Supply Company Recognizes Top Suppliers
Top Suppliers include 3M and Meltblown Technologies.

Ben Brumfield Named President of AD Member Supply
Brumfield joins AD from FyterTech Nonwovens.

ASV to Introduce New Machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
MAX-Series RT-135F and RT-75 loaders include a next-generation cab with 360-degree visibility­.

NAVAC Hires Brian Cox as Director of Sales for Industrial Vacuum Business
Thirty-year industry veteran looks to continue company’s forward momentum over first five years in North American market.

McCloskey International Welcomes Saracakis Group of Companies
New partnership will benefit customers in the region by providing a full complement of sales and aftermarket solutions.

Mortenson Releases Q4 2022 Construction Cost Index Results
Overall outlook for non-residential construction remains positive, with a year-over-year starts increase of 15% compared to 2021.

IBS Draws 70,000
The NAHB International Builders’ Show sees highest attendance in a decade.

New Core + HVACR Level 1 NCCERConnect Course Now Available
New offering includes all the content from Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills, Sixth Edition and HVACR Level 1, Sixth Edition in a single online course.

Sightline Commercial Solutions Taps Allan Davidson to Lead Sales in the Northeast
Davidson is President of ADD Associates, Inc., an architectural manufacturers’ representative firm serving the New England market and specializing in Division 8 products.

Hundegger USA Updates Equipment Delivery for SmartLam North America Facilities
New cross-laminated timber plant is going up in Dothan, Alabama.

National Pile Croppers Active in North America
British piling experts partner with Pinnacle Drilling Products. 

STIHL Honors Former President Fred J. Whyte
Company dedicates new auditorium to man who served STIHL for 44 years. 

Delta Plus and Mips Announce Partnership
Global safety leaders join forces to promote advanced helmet products. 

Buyers Products Names Dave Torcasi Chief Commercial Officer
Torcasi previously served as director of sales for Buyers' West Region.

MAX Offers a Cool Promo on Coil Nailers
SuperSider CN565S3, SuperFramer CN890F2 and SuperDecking CN665D all carry limited-time discounts.

JLG Completes Hinowa Acquisition
Two market leaders join forces to broaden JLG’s product portfolio.

U.S. Construction Spending Dips 0.4% in December 
Highway work is bright spot for month, rising 1.1% over November.

NIBCO Expands Industry Presence with Acquisition of Matco-Norca LLC
Matco-Norca is a leading supplier of globally sourced, code-compliant Plumbing & PVF products.

Dodge: Total Construction Starts Increase in December
Manufacturing and infrastructure projects lead large gains during the month.