Most Innovative Companies #9: DGI Supply
Over the next two weeks, we'll be counting down some of the most innovative industrial companies covered in-depth by Manufacturing.net and its sister publications throughout 2013.
Our #9 pick is DGI Supply, which uses consolidation as a long-term business strategy that integrates the needs of the organization with a technique to troubleshoot the challenges of an aging workforce in a still-thriving industry.
For twenty years, I’ve continued to hear people say ‘The big continue to get bigger,’” says David Crawford, Senior Vice President of DGI Supply, the distribution arm of the DoALL Company. “I believe the pace of that is escalating right now.”
“Escalating” might be a gentle understatement for an industry that announces one or more consolidation deals nearly every day. For Wheeling-based DGI Supply, a full-line industrial distributor who itself was responsible for several deals in 2012, consolidation is more than just a buzzword — it’s a long term business strategy that integrates the needs of the organization with a technique to troubleshoot the challenges of an aging workforce in a still-thriving industry.
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