This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Applied Industrial Technologies Receives A Gold Alliance Supplier Of The Year Award From Vulcan Materials

CLEVELAND, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has received a Gold Alliance Supplier Award from Vulcan Materials Company for its services in 2011. This is the 12 th consecutive year Applied ® has earned a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Alliance Award from Vulcan.

"We are pleased to recognize Applied for many years of high-quality service and support at our manufacturing facilities across the country," says Pete Roberts, Director of Procurement for Vulcan. "Applied is a strategic partner who strives for excellence, innovation and is a true industry leader."

This award is based on feedback from plant managers at each of Vulcan's facilities, asked to rate suppliers' overall value at their specific location. More than 200 Applied Service Centers provide Vulcan facilities with bearings, power transmission products, MRO items, and systems integration support.

"Vulcan is a valuable partner in our pursuit of continuous improvement for world-class customer service," says Tom Armold, Applied's Vice President –Marketing and Strategic Accounts. "Our associates put forth amazing efforts to ensure the needs of this strategic partner are met on a daily basis, and we appreciate the opportunity to work with such a progressive organization."

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials.

With approximately 480 facilities and 4,700 employee associates across North America, Applied Industrial Technologies is an industrial distributor that offers more than 4 million parts critical to the operations of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training, plus solutions to meet inventory and storeroom management needs that help provide enhanced value to its customers. For its fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, Applied posted sales of $2.2 billion. Applied can be visited on the Internet at www.applied.com.

SOURCE Applied Industrial Technologies

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,351.38 +293.03 1.82%
S&P 500 1,948.86 +35.01 1.83%
NASDAQ 4,749.9790 +113.8740 2.46%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs