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Why distributors should attend a FIRST Robotics event this spring

FIRST is a not-for-profit public charity that designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math while building self-confidence,…

Schneider wins guilty pleas from Texan counterfeiter pursue [...]

mailto:ecdotcom@gmail.com”>By Joe Salimando A December guilty plea (with sentencing to come in April 2012) was a major victory for Schneider Electric against a counterfeiter that it has pursued since at…

The future of manufacturer, distributor working relationships

By Robert Nadeau, Managing Principal at Industrial Performance Group, Inc. A strong manufacturer/distributor working relationship has traditionally been something both parties strived to achieve. Our research shows that increased sales…

Construction last year: 69% of 2005’s level

Officially, 2011’s construction spending came in at $787.4 billion, 2.0% below 2010’s $803.6 billion, according to a February Census Bureau news release. These figures are not seasonally adjusted or adjusted…

NAW: 2012 regulatory agenda ‘very real and very trans [...]

http://www.mdm.com/public-policy/2012/02/13/naw-2012-regulatory-agenda-very-real-and-very-transparent/PARAMS/post/28325″>By MDM.com  Jade West, senior vice president-government relations for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, says distributors don’t need to worry about much being done on the legislative front this year…

Futurist discusses Millennials, disintermediation at NAW meeting

On Feb. 1, David Houle, a futurist with a broadcast TV background who wrote http://www.theshiftage.com/”>The Shift Age (published in 2006), spoke to distributors of varied products at the annual meeting…

NEMA index: The future looks even better

NEMA’s monthly report on the numerical read-out of its survey of its manufacturer members produced a big exclamation point for January: An increase (to 79.2) in the Electroindustry Business Confidence…

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