Two major deals at the end of 2021 ensured the year would end with a bang. Lawson Products, Gexpro Services and Test Equity joined forces, and Motion Industries acquired Kaman Distribution Group.
Do these deals signal a renewed round of mergers and acquisitions in the distribution industry? Our hosts Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein reviewed these big deals and others. They also discussed what may be coming in 2022 and what it means for your business.
Ian Heller is the Founder and Chief Strategist for Distribution Strategy Group. He has more than 30 years of experience executing marketing and e-business strategy in the wholesale distribution industry, starting as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch while in college. He’s since held executive roles at GE Capital, Corporate Express, Newark Electronics and HD Supply. Ian has written and spoken extensively on the impact of digital disruption on distributors, and would love to start that conversation with you, your team or group. Reach out today at firstname.lastname@example.org.