By Todd Washburn, VP of Supplier Development
Congratulations to the following NetPlus suppliers that recently celebrated their one year anniversary with NetPlus Alliance!
Diamond Products is a US manufacturer of diamond tools. What’s unique about this company is that it is a single source for the concrete saws and drill rigs that power the bits and blades. Look for the CORE CUT brand! Also available is the full line-up of Tyrolit Abrasives for industrial and construction applications. Visit diamondproducts.com for more details.
Are you looking for a source that offers a complete line of hydraulic lifting tools? Eagle Pro Industrial Tools is a competitive, professional manufacturer of hydraulic tools for industrial applications. From cylinders, pumps, jacks, nut splitters and other accessories, Eagle Pro is the source. Go to eagleprotools.com for more information.
Knipex Tools is the US Sales and Marketing Organization of Knipex, Germany, a premium quality manufacturer of pliers, cutters, nippers and wire strippers. It is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Did you know the proper pronunciation is actually “kuh-nip-ex?” Check out its broad offering of products, including numerous specialty tools, at knipex-tools.com.
Have you ever thought of selling sunscreen or insect repellant? If not, now you should! Croc Bloc from Degil Safety Products is an industry leader in skin care. Many of your current customers provide sunscreens and insect repellants for their employees. Anyone working outside, such as construction companies, railroads and utilities, all use large amounts of this. There are very few manufacturers focused on serving the industrial worker and selling through industrial distribution. Croc Bloc should be the brand to sell! Go to degilsafety.com for more information.
When it comes to protective clothing, Enviroguard offers a full spectrum of products. With selections of materials for controlled environments, chemical protection and general protection, it has about every type of coverall you could need. Enviroguard also offers surface protection products, foot protection, cooling products and FR (flame retardant) coveralls. Check out its website, int-enviroguard.com, for product details and to request samples.
Maxxeon is the world’s most innovative LED light company. These are not flashlights; they are area work lights that are functional, portable, incredibly bright and durable. Maintenance engineers and technicians will love the small yet powerful lights that will make their jobs easier. Go to maxxeon.com for more information.
Sunex Tools has been in business for over 35 years, manufacturing innovative tools for the automotive aftermarket, as well as commercial and industrial segments. It offers a complete lines of impact sockets, air tools, hand tools, service carts, creepers, hydraulic jacks and USA-made hydraulic presses. Check outsunextools.com for more details.
Snap Vending offers an affordable vending and inventory management solution for our distributors that allows them to compete with the nationals. Snap Vending and the VendNovation software system provides an easy to implement system with the support and training needed to be successful. Visit its website atsnapvend.com. There are links to software functionality demonstrations and introductory training for new customers.
If you have any questions about any of these suppliers, or if you have any suggestions for potential new suppliers, please contact me at Todd.Washburn@netplusalliance.com or call our office at (716) 438-2014.