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Building strong relationships to drive business success

IBC is a dynamic national buying and marketing group for Independent Distributors and manufacturers of industrial, construction and manufacturing supplies. We support our well-coordinated network with powerful supply chain management technology that produces long-term growth and increased profitability for all our stakeholders. Our network includes over 400 branch locations throughout North America and in parts of Canada and Mexico. Many of these Independent Distributors are family-owned and operated businesses that have spent generations mastering their craft. They reflect the spirit of American entrepreneurism, independence and a determination to be best in class. The Independent Distributors we represent form the fabric of our nation. We are proud to support these American businesses and their successes.

Strength in numbers across North America and the Caribbean

IBC serves:

  • Manufacturers who want to expand their markets and work with our network of Independent Distributors
  • Independent Distributors interested in growing their business and competing on national end user and minority accounts
  • End users looking to consolidate vendors and increase cost savings without sacrificing local, “at the spindle” expertise and customer service

IBC is a leading supply organization in North America featuring:

  • More than 400 branch locations
  • $350 million in stocking inventories
  • 95 percent of our locations are full stocking facilities
  • Serving over 125,000 end user customers throughout North America
  • Over 5000 member associates

We take feedback seriously with a Lean Six Sigma culture for continuous improvement and a genuine, personal approach that has always set us apart. IBC is a leader in the industry, driving efficiency, innovation and business growth.

News Trends

Oct 26 2018

IBC’s Annual Conference Features Networking, Continuing Education, and Best Practices

With the goal of bringing together its top-notch group of Independent Distributors and Preferred Suppliers for three days of networking, educational sessions, relationship-building, and sharing best practices, IBC hosted its annual National Conference on September 30 – October 2, 2018 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL.

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Aug 08 2016

Does Your Company Need More Product Knowledge?

Product knowledge is a crucial tool for closing sales. It instills customer trust, builds rapport, creates a positive customer experience, and helps increase sales. Product knowledge is particularly important at the point of sale. This is where the rubber meets the road, and if a certain product or brand isn’t top of mind, then one product may be passed over in favor of another, more “familiar” brand.

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