Posted June 19, 2016

Evergreen Marketing Group welcomes Power Tool & Supply

Ohio-based distributor becomes newest distributor member.

The Evergreen Marketing Group announced the addition of Power Tool & Supply of Youngstown, OH as a new member-owner of the group effective June 1, 2016.

“Evergreen’s focus on training and professional development continues to attract new members to the group,” said CEO Kevin Higginbotham. “High-quality companies recognize that our investment in training is what helps drive long-term growth for their company.

“Evergreen is very selective in adding new members,” he said. “Power Tool & Supply is a quality operation, focused on developing their people for the long-run. They are a great fit for our cooperative.”

Power Tool & Supply, a certified WBE company, has been serving the industrial community for over 50 years. The company is based in Youngstown, Ohio and serves industrial and construction markets with sales, rental and repair in Ohio and Western PA.

“We are excited to be part of Evergreen,” said Lisa Springer, president of Power Tool. “We have solid plans to grow our business and feel that the training, networking and supplier relationships available to us through Evergreen will help us to achieve that growth.”

The Evergreen Marketing Group is a member-owned cooperative founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors. It currently consists of 66 distributors with more than 280 locations in the United States and Canada and has combined revenues of over $1.7 billion dollars.

The group is focused on driving growth and profitability of its distributors and preferred suppliers through an on-going program of training & education, business development and partnering. Evergreen maintains a state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot training center in Farmer’s Branch, Texas and offers the industry’s only professional certification program for distributor sales and operations people.

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