MSC Industrial Supply Co.
MSC Industrial Supply Co.
75 Maxess Rd.
Melville, NY 11747 US
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About MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. is one of the largest direct marketers and premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (“MRO”) supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States. MSC employs one of the industry’s largest sales forces and distributes approximately 600,000 industrial products from approximately 3,000 suppliers to approximately 317,000 customers. In-stock availability is approximately 99%, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United States on qualifying orders up until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. MSC reaches its customers through a combination of approximately 22 million direct-mail catalogs, 96 branch sales offices, 986 sales people, the Internet and associations with some of the world's most prominent B2B eCommerce portals. For more information, visit the Company's website at http://www.mscdirect.com.
With precision, quality, and value in mind, MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. presents the SPI brand of precision measurement products. The SPI, Swiss Precision Instruments®, product line spans over 7,000 of the most popular measuring tools and accessories, and more than 1,000 of the company’s tools and gauges are calibration certified traceable to NIST or NPL.
For the past 50 years, SPI has continuously researched and developed high-quality measurement products to exacting standards. Nowhere else is this more evident than in the company’s free Certified Right Out Of The Box™ calibration certification that ensures customers of a product’s accuracy.
The expansive SPI product line covers calipers, gauges, indicators and holders, layout tools, micrometers, optical inspection equipment, setup accessories, and test equipment. Certified Right Out Of The Box products include models of dial indicators, micrometers, vernier calipers, dial calipers, electronic calipers, and gauge block sets.
Certified Right Out Of The Box dial indicator products encompass standard, deluxe, and electronic versions. Micrometers within the certified line are outside micrometers (both digital and electronic), indicating micrometers, ball anvil type, depth gauge micrometers (both standard and electronic), internal bore gauge models, groove micrometers, and many more.
Within the caliper family of Certified Right Out Of The Box SPI products are various models of vernier, dial, and electronic caliper types for performing extremely accurate I.D., O.D., step, and depth measuring. For certified gauge blocks, SPI offerings include rectangular, long rectangular, thread plug gauges, and thread ring gauges.
For a complete listing of all the SPI products, please visit www.mscdirect.com.
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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. has added over 1,100 items to its 2011 Safety Products Catalog. As one of the premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (“MRO”) products, MSC supplies industrial customers throughout the United States with solutions that boost their operational effectiveness. Containing more than 860 pages, the comprehensive new Safety Products Catalog features over 43,000 personal and facility safety related products.
To expand the depth and breadth of the catalog, MSC conducted extensive customer research and actively sought feedback from strategic suppliers. As a result of these efforts, the company added a wide variety of items that add value to manufacturers’ operations.
“To meet the industry’s needs, you have to maintain close relationships with customers and suppliers and understand the challenges being faced by American manufacturers,” says Anthony Testa, Business Manager, MRO. “MSC constantly evaluates the latest innovations and actively pursues those that provide tangible benefits in meeting customers’ safety and compliance needs.”
The 2011 Safety Products Catalog expansion includes a variety of gloves from HexArmor, a company that revolutionized the industry with its cut-resistant and puncture-resistant materials. High visibility vests and a variety of hard hats and cut-resistant gloves, clothing and matting have been added from PRO-SAFE®. The 2011 catalog features a larger variety of arc flash safety products through the expansion of brands like Stanco.
In addition to requesting a printed copy of the new literature, manufacturers can view an online version of the 2011 Safety Products Catalog at www.mscdirect.com. With drop down menus, user-friendly search functions and streamlined product categories, the online catalog offers an intuitive one-stop shop for comprehensive safety solutions, complementary products and value-added services.
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Tool Vending Systems: Value Beyond Cost Control
Learn how can a tool vending system can also be a learning tool.
MSC Adds Kennametal Cutting Tools
An additional 15,000 Kennametal cutting tools are now available from MSC Industrial Supply.
Medical Shapes a Shop
Medical job and contract shops face challenges—some unique to the market they serve—that push them to become more efficient. Learn about the efforts this shop has made to clear the hurdles it has encountered along the way.
MSC Opens Co-Headquarters
The distributor is co-locating in the Charlotte area to support its long-term business strategy and growth plans.
Tooling Solutions Strengthen Company Competitiveness
Developing a good relationship with a tooling supplier MSC has been beneficial for contract manufacturing shop HyPex. By working together, they have been able to lower the shop’s cost per part, reduce cycle times and increase tool life.
Cutting Tools for High-Quality Manufacturing
MSC Industrial Supply offers Hertel cutting tools in a full-color catalog available in print and online versions.
Vending System Benefits Go Beyond Tool Management
When management at Transfer Tool Products needed a way to track inventory levels and tool use, they relied on the CAP Vending Unit from MSC Industrial Supply. The vending machine has improved training, increased profits and freed floor space.
MSC Plans Columbus Distribution Center
The new facility is expected to be operational in the late summer or early fall of 2014.
Tooling U to Train MSC Reps
MSC Industrial Supply Co. (Melville, New York), a distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations products and services, has announced an agreement to create a co-branded certificate program with Tooling U, a Society of Manufacturing Engineers company that provides of online training for the manufacturing industry. Every member of MSC’s metalworking sales team will participate in the online training program.
“Green” Cleaning Products Encourage Sustainability
MSC Industrial Supply’s Natures Solution line of cleaning products is designed to help preserve future resources while optimizing workplace conditions.
Safety and Janitorial Products Available in One Catalog
MSC Industrial Supply’s Pro-Safe and Pro-Source catalog details a range of janitorial and safety products.
Manufacturing Solutions Increase Productivity
MSC Industrial Direct Co. offers a comprehensive line of metalworking products, supplies and inventory-management solutions
Metalworking Catalog Features Thousands of Solutions
MSC’s V80 metalworking catalog features thousands of new customer solutions from various suppliers.
The Savings from Tool Dispensing
Efficient ordering and restocking of cutting tools can save a shop downtime and inventory costs. Watch a video from Joe Gibbs Racing explaining how they use a tool dispensing system to avoid these costs.
Simple Retooling Brings Significant Savings
Changing to Accupro cutting tools from MSC Industrial Supply and adjusting parameters accordingly enabled these shops to realize significant cost savings and productivity gains without fundamentally altering their operations.
Company Offers Full Line of General Turning Inserts
MSC Industrial Supply offers Hertel’s full line of general turning inserts, which are available in common geometries and sizes in five grades.
Tool Management Systems and More
The CAP 5000T is a carousel-type dispensing system that can accommodate and manage up to 468 items.
Distributor Showcases Customer Solutions
The company features live Web demonstrations of the Vendor Managed Inventory (eVMI) and Customer Managed Inventory (CMI) systems on a large flat screen. These barcode scanning systems allow users to maintain full control of the ordering process and spending levels, and they improve productivity. Additionally, the company’s ToolBoss vending machine is part of its Competitive Advantage Program, which aims to drive costs out of the manufacturing process, the company says.
Stand-Alone Accupro Metalworking Products Catalog
Exclusive to MSC Industrial Supply Co. , the Accupro brand features more than 10,000 products. The product line is now featured in this 100-page catalog, which contains technical specifications, machining guidelines, training tips, and product conversion guides.