Steel Elbows, Couplings & Nipples (EC&N) Have Always Been Essential

by Jim Hays on April 30, 2020

We understand that consumers do have a choice and while many of our competitors have gone the route of shutting down their U.S. factories and sending jobs to China, we have stayed the course. We stood behind our hard-working employees and their families in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Illinois and continued to reinvest in our business and employees that...

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Empty talk on manufacturing

by Tim Feeney on March 22, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. We need politicians willing to protect us from unfair trade In the heat of this historic presidential election, the pub...

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Bridging the Gap between Manufacturers and Distributors

by Jim Hays on April 21, 2015

Too often manufacturers take advantage of their relationship with distributors. They think: we’ll just make sure they’re all stocked with our products so they can go to work and move our offerings off the floor. Said manufacturers (and their salespeople) might provide some information about their products, but other than that they leave it up t...

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