Sterling Supply Company, an IBC Independent Distributor, celebrated its 60th year of business recently. Their success story, as featured in The Herald-Dispatch, highlights how Sterling’s technical expertise and dedication to customer service have served its customers well for six decades – instilling trust and loyalty by providing service that goes beyond its product lines.
As a proud Hispanic Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), IBC understands the importance of corporate diversity initiatives. We are always encouraged by the innovative programs that end users pursue, showcasing their commitment to supplier diversity. This week we are featuring Chrysler, who has publicly voiced a commitment to making its Diversity Supplier Development group the premier supplier diversity program globally.
Last week, we looked at a number of reasons that manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States. It is also important to take into account all of the realities influencing the state of manufacturing in the U.S. This week’s blog examines some of the factors that are preventing jobs from returning.
At IBC, we are paying close attention to the emerging trend of big name companies bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States. Ford, Apple, Boeing, Starbucks and General Electric – to name a few – are all looking to expand their U.S. manufacturing base. This presents an exciting opportunity for our Independent Distributors and Preferred Suppliers to benefit from this reshoring of manufacturing business.
At IBC, we are looking forward to attending the ISA Product Show & Conference, June 1- 4 in San Diego – and you should be, too! We are already planning how to maximize our participation in the conference in order to strengthen our buying group and create more value for our stakeholders.