Don’t rush into the recovery

A drought will expose the bottom of a stream. When the water is low, you can see the rocks that weren’t visible when the stream was flowing at full force. The same is true of a business in a slow economy. All of the little rocks — the things that

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Is now the time to acquire?

Manufacturers and distributors have had some tough times recently, but not everything about the downturn has been negative. Many companies are leaner and meaner than ever, and some are even sitting on some hard-earned cash. For those companies, this may be the right time to acquire another company or product

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Embrace the long-term value of solar energy

There are valuable short-term and long-term incentives available for incorporating a solar array in a facility, from significant tax deductions and tax credits to increased energy independence. Because of the current tax environment, we recommend giving strong consideration to the long-term value of the credits over the greater short-term value

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Encouraging Signs for Local Distributors

Local wholesale distributors fought the recession in part by scaling back benefits for their employees, and they fought well enough that many of them are poised to add talent in the near future.   Those were two of the most interesting themes that developed this spring when Barnes Dennig and USI

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