"We are very pleased to welcome David to Applied," Schrimsher added. "David's breadth of experience, coupled with his financial acumen make him an excellent addition to the Company, and we look forward to his leadership."About AppliedFounded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading industrial distributor serving 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 and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. For more information, visit www.applied.com.
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