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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release
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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has received Patent No. US 10,004,331 B2 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s Front Drawer Release (FDR). The Front Drawer Release was invented by engineers Mark Jeffries and Rusty Smith in 2009, and a patent request was filed in 2011. The FDR was designed to satisfy a marketplace need for a means to latch closed heavy duty...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Names Mike Ferraiolo VP of Sales

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO - Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has announced that Mike Ferraiolo has accepted the position of Vice President of Sales. Mike brings more than 20 years of experience helping customers in numerous industrial markets serviced by Austin Hardware Most significantly, Mike spent over 14 years, in numerous ascending roles, with Sika Corporation, Madison Heights, MI, a leading supplier...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has received Patent No. US 10,004,331 B2 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s Front Drawer Release (FDR). The Front Drawer Release was invented by engineers Mark Jeffries and Rusty Smith in 2009, and a patent request was filed in 2011. The FDR was designed to satisfy a marketplace need for a means to latch closed heavy duty...

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Austin Hardware Named Exclusive US Distributor for Enginia S.r.l.

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO.- – Austin Hardware Supply, Inc. has been named the exclusive United States distributor for Enginia, an Italy-based designer and manufacturer of access hardware used in the construction of air handling units. The addition of a world-class manufacturer like Enginia provides Austin with a new line of products dedicated to HVAC manufacturers. Enginia’s wide variety of plastic...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. to Relocate Wisconsin Facility

(Lee's Summit, MO) - Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc., a leading supplier of specialty industrial and vehicular hardware, will relocate its Wisconsin facility from the community of Deerbrook the city of Hudson in October. The Hudson facility (located at 581 County Road A, Suite C, Hudson, WI, 54016) has more useable space than the previous location in Deerbrook allowing the company to stock a...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Names Vicki R. Taylor CFO

(Lee's Summit, MO) Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has named Vicki R. Taylor the company's Chief Financial Officer. Taylor has spent the last 8 years as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary for Everest Connections, LLC, a $60+ million telecommunications firm. Taylor's role with Austin will be to help develop and implement the company's strategic financial objectives, which include...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor For GHE Group Happich Ellamp

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Named Exclusive U.S. Distribtor For Ghe Group Happich Ellamp (Lee's Summit, MO) - Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc. has been named the exclusive authorized distributor in the United States for the full line of GHE Group Happich Ellamp products. Happich is a leading European manufacturer of interior systems, profiles, and components for the bus and coach industry....

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Adds Four To Inside Sales Staff

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Adds Four To Inside Sales Staff Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has added the following four people to the company's Inside Sales staff. All are responsible for customer service as well as sales of all the company's product lines. o Michelle D. Kopicz - Michelle has over 12 years experience working in customer service, including 8 years with C.H. Briggs Hardware. She...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Opens Location in Caldwell, ID

June 26, 2007 (Caldwell, ID) - Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc. has announced the opening of a location in Caldwell, ID. The new location is the company's eighth full-stocking facility. The Caldwell operation consists of two buildings, which will accommodate stocking the company's wide range of industrial hardware products, making daily parcel and truck shipments, and allow for customer pick-up....

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Acquires Fastener Supplier JPC Specialties

Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc. has announced the acquisition of JPC Specialties, a leading supplier of standard and specialty fasteners located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The acquired firm will continue operations from its Philadelphia location under the name JPC Fasteners, an Austin Hardware Company. The transition will be transparent to customers, who will experience no disruption of...

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Hires David s. Engel as Iowa and Minnesota Territory Sales Manager

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has hired David S. Engel as Territory Sales Manager for the states of Iowa and Minnesota. He is responsible for developing new business as well as servicing existing accounts within his territory. Engel has 23 years experience in the truck equipment industry. He worked the previous 8 years as a Market Manager for TriMark Corporation, New Hampton, IA, a...

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