Everything is under one canopy – the TORRCO canopy. After some aggressive business moves in the Connecticut, western Massachusetts and eastern New York markets, it was time for 95-year-old Waterbury, Conn.-based Torrington Supply to streamline its message so there was no confusion among customers.
The supply house business is more complicated than ever. Social media, the next generation of employees, and new technology that either helps or hinders communication present challenges to owners and managers.
The tide is still on the rise.
After the positive vibes heading into 2012 came to fruition throughout the calendar year, leaders from the first major industry trade shows of 2013 predict increases in manufacturers exhibits and show attendees heading into the International Builders Show in Las Vegas (Jan. 22-24) and the AHR Expo in Dallas (Jan. 28-30).
Mike Zimmerer understands how to achieve liftoff. It’s hard not to know how to take off when you’re working in the aerospace and space shuttle industries. But even after working a few years in a romanticized industry such as aerospace, Zimmerer wanted to make a change.