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Channellock Announces New Marketing, Product Promotions

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Channellock, Inc., a leader in the manufacture of pliers and assorted hand tools, has announced the promotion of Lynn Reynolds to marketing manager and Ken Burchill to product manager. These promotions will help ensure the company’s continued growth and future …

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PPG Reports $3.9B in Q1 2021 Sales

Paint manufacturer PPG is reporting record-breaking financial results for the first quarter of 2021, highlighting first-quarter net sales roughly 15 percent higher than in 2020. The company is reporting net sales in the first quarter of $3.9 billion, up 14.7 …

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Channellock Completes Historic Plant Expansion

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Pliers and hand tools manufacturer CHANNELLOCK® has completed a historic expansion of its Meadville, Pennsylvania, plant. In total, the project took about nine months to complete and is now fully operational. The expansion will allow the company to address increasing product …

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PRO Group and Distribution America to Host Executive Planning Conference

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Distribution America and PRO Group will host their annual Executive Planning Conference event this November in St. Petersburg, Florida. From Nov. 19-21, retailers, manufacturers and distributor executives will unite to discuss ways to operate more efficiently and serve customers better. …

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The NRHA All-Industry Conference Addresses the Changing Industry

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Competition in the home improvement industry is rapidly becoming more diverse and more challenging to get ahead of. And those competitors are bigger than just big boxes and e-commerce retailers. With shrinking big-box footprints, countless discount retailers and consumers who …

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Distribution America and PRO Group Bring Industry Together at Annual Event

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More than 350 distributors and manufacturers attended the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC), hosted by Distribution America and PRO Group at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 14-16. Attendees participated in more than 2,600 one-on-one sessions, …

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Manufacturers: Share Your Opinion on Point of Sale Systems

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Calling all manufacturers—are you using point of sales data effectively? Share your opinion and get a free coffee! Askuity, a retail sales enablement platform, is seeking manufacturer input for its 2019 Point of Sale Data Study. The 2019 POS Data …

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Manufacturers and Distributors Weigh In on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org All story data were compiled from a survey of manufacturers and distributors conducted by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). Recently announced and proposed tariffs on raw …

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