Mike Hockett
Editor

Mike Hockett is the Editor of Industrial Distribution and Industrial Maintenance and Plant Operation (IMPO). He has been working on Industrial Distribution since August 2014, covering all topics from company acquisition and consolidation news, market trends, and distributor profiles across the MRO landscape. 

Mike graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2009 with a B.A. in Print Journalism, and spent the first 7 years of his career in sports writing and editing.

Amazon hasn't been coy about its intentions to take a large chunk of the industrial products market share, and it certainly has the scale to do it.
1.8.2018
10:44am
On CNBC, a Twin Cities venture capitalist predicted that Amazon will buy Target by the end of 2018. Is that realistic?
1.4.2018
11:00am
A former information technology contractor was arrested by the FBI for allegedly hacking into the Grainger's computer servers in 2016.
12.19.2017
10:28am
Amazon received 238 total proposals from cities vying to be the site of the e-commerce behemoth's second world headquarters.
11.16.2017
11:49am
Aside from a 2015-2016 industrial recession, industrial distributors and suppliers have often cited tax burdens and regulations as hurdles to business growth.
11.6.2017
10:45am
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Here’s a rundown of updates on some of the most well-known B2B distribution businesses, as well as general e-commerce market updates.
4.6.2017
12:14pm
Distributors struggling with a more tech-savvy world need to embrace technology to compliment their personal touch, not replace it.
2.23.2017
8:44am