Slate Rock Safety, LLC, Medina, Ohio, an ecommerce retailer and distributor specializing in safety clothing, was listed in Case Western Reserve’s The Weatherhead 100, an award that celebrates innovative success and recognizes the region’s fastest-growing companies.
What started years ago as W.W. Grainger’s annual national sales meeting in Orlando, FL, has evolved into a sprawling trade conference and exhibition, with a major emphasis on Grainger’s safety products and services
Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, recently provided an update on organic sales growth and issued revised earnings guidance for its fourth quarter ending March 31, 2015.
Grainger (NYSE: GWW) recently reported results for the year ended December 31, 2014. Sales of $10.0 billion increased 6 percent versus $9.4 billion in 2013. Reported net earnings of $802 million increased 1 percent versus $797 million in 2013.
Fastenal Company of Winona, MN (Nasdaq:FAST) reported the results of the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.
May 4, 2015
Net sales for the 12-month period increased 12.2% to $3,733,507; sales for the fourth quarter increased 13.8% to $926,254. Net earnings for 2014 totaled $494,150, an increase of 10.1% over 2013 earnings.