QuickConnect: May 2013
News from NAHAD Members
NAHAD Member companies announce new employees, new products and quality improvement.
APOLLOFlex Composite Hose Company factory is pleased to announce another step in their continuous commitment to quality improvement with the certification of its Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2008. The certification is accredited by QAS International. For more information or inquiries on composite hoses, contact Larry Penque at 718-273-7300 or Chris Klecka at 713-926-2200.
ABC Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that Paul Nutter has joined the Industrial Ventilation Ducting (IVD) division as a product manager with an emphasis on airline, dehumidification/restoration, and distributor development. Nutter brings over 20 years of outside sales experience to ABC.
In his new role, Nutter will be responsible for building and managing customer accounts and new product development. He will also work closely with inside sales to assure all aspects of customer service are executed in a timely, accurate manner.
“Paul brings a wealth of experience in both sales and customer service to ABC. We are extremely pleased to add him to the ABC team,” stated Will Linnemeier, Vice-President of Sales – Ventilation Products. Join us in welcoming Paul to ABC Industries.
Eaton now offers PowerSource™ Web, an online tool designed to help distributors search, specify and sell more hydraulics products and solutions. Eaton recently introduced the new tool, available in six languages, to distributors in North America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Europe, Middle East and Africa; PowerSource Web provides detailed information for more than 200,000 Eaton hydraulics products. Designed with the distributor in mind, user-friendly PowerSource Web allows for quick access to the right products and solutions to meet customer needs, including new products and news, technical drawings, product literature, competitive cross reference, crimp specs, product configurators, and videos. List price, up-to-date lead time information, hose and model code builders as well as a distributor locator are also available.
“PowerSource Web is a distinct competitive advantage for our channel partners,” said Jeff Finch, senior vice president and general manager, Products and Markets – Hydraulics. “It gives us unmatched ability to deliver and respond to inquiries which is key to helping drive overall business growth.” PowerSource Web is provided to our distributors free of charge to support sales. This web-based version comes on the heels of last year’s successful introduction of the PowerSource iPad application. Designed as an anytime, anywhere solution, the PowerSource iPad application helps distributor’s on-the-go employees gain instant access to critical product information. For more information, visit www.eatonpowersource.com or contact an Eaton sales representative.
Epicor Software Corporation announces the availability of Epicor® Mobile Business Analyzer, a new mobile business solution to support executive-level decision making for wholesale distributors.
Built on top of Epicor Business Analyzer and designed exclusively for the Apple® iPad®, Epicor Mobile Business Analyzer is a business intelligence application that provides the critical information that executives and other decision makers require—available anytime, anywhere. With this app, distributors can access key business metrics and proactive alerts from their Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) system in a single, near real-time mobile dashboard, across a secure network connection.
For more information, call 1-800-776-7438 and speak with an Epicor solutions specialist, or e-mail email@example.com.
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