Grip-Rite launches new website
PrimeSource Building Products has launched a new interactive website for its Grip-Rite brand fasteners that will allow both desktop and mobile access to the manufacturer’s 800-plus SKUs.
With more than 1,600 pages of downloadable product information, the newly designed website is a go-to-resource for new product features and educational content. It works on all devices to provide Grip-Rite dealers and customers with the same quick access and convenient Web experience. An additional feature, Grip-Rite TV, will provide a video series featuring real contractors showcasing Grip-Rite tools in-action.
Visitors also have the opportunity to sign up for the Grip-Rite E-Club, which keeps them up to date on new promotions and Grip-Rite news.
Based in Irving, Texas, PrimeSource operates 42 distribution centers throughout the United States and Canada. It is an international distributor of building materials serving residential, commercial, and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets with core products, such as Grip-Rite and Pro-Twist branded nails, screws and collated fasteners; tools, compressors and accessories; residential and commercial roofing products; diamond blades and accessories, gypsum accessories, weather protection and covers, adhesives and caulks, contractor bags and poly sheeting, building accessories; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire.
Quick Drain recognizes its rep of the year
Quick Drain USA, a provider of channel drains and shower solution systems, has recognized Dan Beaudet Co. as its representative of the year.
Jim Van Landingham, VP residential sales, and Barbora Hulikova-Eriebach, CEO, presented Ben Molloy of Dan Beaudet Co. an award plaque along with $500 at the Quick Drain National Sales Meeting held recently in Denver.
“We are honored to work with such an outstanding and professional Rep Agency,” said Van Landingham. Also present was the 2011 recipient of the representative of the year award, Chris Tomafsky of T.Global Sales.
HD eyes big expansion in Mexico
Home Depot will invest $157 million (MXN $2 billion) to enlarge its presence in Mexico in 2013, according to a news report in Economista. Part of the funds will be used to buy land for new stores, which will total 100 by the end of 2012.
Home Depot Mexico chairman Ricardo Saldivar told Economista that the Atlanta-based retailer hopes to double its current number of units in the future, which sets its goal at 200 stores.
During its 11 years in Mexico, Home Depot has seen an average growth rate of 34%, according to the article.