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3/28/2017

Press Release: Prime Advantage CFO Survey 2017

CFO Survey 2017 Report CoverPrime Advantage Survey of Financial Executives Reveals Record Rates of Optimism for Business Growth in 2017 Among Midsized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers.

Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its ninth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show that optimism in manufacturing among the group's Members is at its highest levels since the annual survey's inception.


3/21/2017

Press Release: Prime Advantage Announces New On-Demand Engineering Solutions Offering

Engineering resources program helps decrease costs, improve quality, and reduce risk.


2/28/2017

Press Release: Industrial Manufacturers' GPO Prime Advantage Tackles the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Prime Advantage announced that it has expanded the categories in which it reduces costs for its Members to now include Healthcare costs.


2/24/2017

DMI Companies joins Prime Advantage as a Member

DMI Companies, headquartered in Charleroi, PA, provide superior HVAC products to contractors and builders worldwide. DMI Companies is comprised of four divisions; Ductmate Industries, AireTechnologies, Inc., GreenSeam Industries and Linx Industries.


2/13/2017

VT Hackney joins Prime Advantage as a Member

VT Hackney encompasses two of America's great transportation brands with Hackney and Kidron. Since 1946, Hackney and Kidron have specialized in manufacturing vocational truck body and cab products built for customers representing the world's most recognizable products. Headquartered in Washington, NC, the company's diverse product line targets efficiency and safety in product delivery in dry, refrigerated and multi-temp distribution methods.


1/16/2017

Artic Temp, Inc. Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Artic Temp, Inc., a division of Imperial-Brown, Inc., is one of the leading manufacturers of walk-in coolers and freezers in the nation. Artic Temp is located in Prague, Oklahoma.


12/22/2016

Aero Industries, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Aero Industries, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, the company holds more than 75 patents and manufactures a complete line of American-made products for dumps, flatbeds, agriculture, refuse and other trailer applications. The company serves the trucking industry in North America and internationally with locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Omaha and Valley, Nebraska and Kent, Ohio.


11/18/2016

Press Release: Riskmethods Supply Chain Software Provider Joins Prime Advantage Group Purchasing Organization As New Endorsed Supplier

Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced that riskmethods has joined the group as its newest Endorsed Supplier.


10/17/2016

Wabash National Corporation joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Headquartered in Lafayette, IN, Wabash National Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturing business with an expanding product portfolio, a growing presence in a number of industries and a commitment to continuous improvement. Wabash serves across three strategic segments: Commercial Trailer Products, Diversified Products, and Retail.

Its brands include: Wabash National, Transcraft, Benson, DuraPlate, Walker, Brenner, Garsite, Progress Tank, Bulk Tank International, and Extract Technology.


10/10/2016

Press Release: Blickle Casters and Wheels Joins the Prime Advantage Group Purchasing Organization as New Endorsed Supplier

Prime Advantage, a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for the manufacturing industry, announces Blickle Casters and Wheels as its newest Endorsed Supplier.


10/6/2016

Worthington Industries joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Worthington Industries is North America's premier, value-added steel processor, providing wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture. Located in Columbus, OH, Worthington Industries is also the leading global supplier of pressure tanks and cylinders. The company manufactures a host of pressure cylinder products for industrial gas and cryogenic applications, transportation and alternative fuel storage, oil and gas equipment, and consumer brand retail products, including Bernzomatic, Coleman, and Balloon Time.


10/1/2016

riskmethods joins as an Endorsed Supplier

riskmethods, its US location base in Boston, MA, provides global risk management software to identify risks along the supply chain, assess impact and implement appropriate action plans. Potential risks are detected at an early stage, which assures delivery, maintains compliance and protects the corporate image. The SaaS solution, which was developed in Germany, combines state-of-the-art technology with cutting-edge intelligence to establish a leading standard in supply chain risk management.


9/15/2016

PIM Brands, LLC. Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc. (PIM), is one of North America's leading manufacturers and marketers of popular brand name confections, fruit snacks and other fine foods. Headquartered in Allendale, NJ, PIM's exceptional portfolio of loved brands includes Welch's Fruit Snacks, Welch's Fruit'n Yogurt Snacks, Sun-Maid Milk Chocolate Raisins, My M&Ms Brand Chocolate Candies, Tuxedos Chocolate Almonds, Fisher Milk Chocolate Peanuts, Sour Jacks Sour Candies, Nuclear SQworms, Buddy Bears, Toggi, and Fine European Chocolate Wafers.


9/12/2016

Press Release: Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey 2016

Purchasing & Manufacturing Survey 2016 CoverSurvey Projects Robust Revenues and Employment for Remainder of 2016 among Mid-sized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers

Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for mid-sized manufacturers, announced the findings of the 15th edition of its annual Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey, revealing financial projections and procurement insights of more than 750 U.S. manufacturing companies.


9/9/2016

Fastemp Glass Company joins as Endorsed Supplier

Fastemp Glass Company brings 35 years of experience and innovation to the glass manufacturing industry. Founded in 1981, Fastemp offers glass in virtually every style on the market today, including tempered, cut, drilled, edge worked, silk screened, and sand blasted. From clear to colored to patterned, Fastemp stocks more than 30 types and sizes of glass. Headquartered in Dayton, KY, Fastemp serves various service industries including Automotive, Food Service, Marine and Agricultural Machinery, as well as several others. Fastemp combines knowledge, technology and expertise to produce a quality product at competitive prices, with a core commitment to providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction.


9/7/2016

Sandvik, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Sandvik is a global manufacturer whose largest segment specializes in construction equipment for drilling, crushing, and loading applications. Headquartered in Fair Lawn, NJ. its tooling segment makes metal cutting tools and components made from cemented carbide and other hard materials for the general engineering, automotive, and aerospace industries.


9/6/2016

E&O Tool & Plastics, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

E&O Tool & Plastics is a contract manufacturing company specializing in injection molding and tooling. Resides in Elk Rover, MN, the company's full service tooling shop also offers mold design, construction, and maintenance.


8/16/2016

Dejana Truck & Equipment Co., Inc. and all its locations join Prime Advantage as Members

Dejana Truck & Equipment Co., Inc., is a manufacturer of Class 4-6 trucks and commercial work vehicles. Headquartered in Kings Park, NY, Dejana also manufactures van and truck storage solutions and cable pulling equipment for trucks.


6/21/2016

RJM Joins Prime Advantage as an Alliance Partner

RJM Global Supply Solutions, Inc. is a global sourcing and inventory management company for precision custom components & specialty products. Headquartered in Carol Stream, IL, RJM has over 25 years of manufacturing and outsourcing experience, and offers clients a level of personalized service seldom seen in the industry.


6/16/2016

EdgeCraft Corporation Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

EdgeCraft Corporation, a division of The Legacy Companies, manufactures and supplies kitchen appliances for home chefs, professional cooks, food service experts, and sporting enthusiasts. Its products include knives, electric and manual knife sharpeners, electric food slicers, waffle makers and mixes, cutlery, egg cookers, and hot beverage appliances. EdgeCraft is located in Avondale, Pennsylvania.


6/6/2016

Marmon Foodservice Technologies Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Marmon Foodservice Technologies, comprised of Prince Castle and Silver King, designs and produces hot and cold food preparation equipment for the world's leading quick-serve and casual-dining restaurants as well as other commercial and institutional markets. Products include hot food holding cabinets, steamers, contact grills, high-speed toasters, timers, smallwares such as tomato slicers and fry baskets, refrigerated food holding cabinets and preparation tables, freezers, and other commercial products including milk and cream dispensers. Marmon Foodservice Technologies resides in Carol Stream, Illinois.


5/26/2016

CDW Canada joins Prime Advantage as Endorsed Supplier to enhance current CDW Program (U.S.) to benefit Canadian Members.

CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations. CDW's broad array of offerings range from software, network communications, notebooks, mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops and printers to integrated IT solutions such as mobility, security, cloud, data center and collaboration. CDW Canada is based in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada.


5/18/2016

Press Release: Manufacturing Professionals Make Magic Happen at the Prime Advantage Spring Conference

Award-winning Conference brings together supply chain thought leaders to explore cost savings, create collaborative relationships and share best practices.


4/13/2016

United Scrap Metal, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

United Scrap Metal (USM) is an award-winning certified provider of innovative recycling solutions. Headquartered in Cicero, IL, USM purchases, processes and markets recyclable commodities. USM is a multicultural, diverse organization dedicated to quality and continuous improvement, and is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE).

4/11/2016

United Scrap Metal, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

United Scrap Metal (USM) is an award-winning certified provider of innovative recycling solutions. Headquartered in Cicero, IL, USM purchases, processes and markets recyclable commodities. USM is a multicultural, diverse organization dedicated to quality and continuous improvement, and is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE).


3/28/2016

Press Release: Prime Advantage Names Dan Grant as President

Manufacturing industry veteran has been with company since 2000.


3/28/2016

Press Release: Prime Advantage Names Mike McDonald as Executive Vice President

Responsibilities include managing business development, marketing, and Healthcare Cost Containment program.


03/25/2016

Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company has a long and evolved history manufacturing innovative equipment for the bakery and meal packaging industries. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Oliver's corporate culture is built on five key components of excellence: quality of products and services, on time delivery, quality of worklife, reduction of waste, and growth of their people, processes, and product-markets.


03/24/2016

nexAir Joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Headquartered in Memphis, TN, nexAir is a leading supplier of high-quality industrial, specialty and medical gases, dry ice, welding equipment, welding supplies and medical equipment with a distribution area in the Southeast United States.


03/7/2016

Prime Advantage Announces Executive Team Changes

Prime Advantage announced changes in its executive team, as part of a continued strategy to strengthen the company's future and grow the value we bring to Members and Endorsed Suppliers.


2/18/2016

Press Release: Three Prime Advantage Executives Once Again Named "Pros to Know" by Top Supply Chain Industry Magazine

CSO Sheila O'Sullivan and VP of Sales Dan Grant join repeat winner Mike McDonald on Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Annual List of Who's Who in Supply Chain.


2/11/2016

Prime Advantage Announces CFO Survey Results

PM Survey Cover ImagePrime Advantage presents the findings of its eight edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show that optimism in manufacturing among the group's Members is far outpacing enthusiasm for the U.S. economy as a whole.


12/29/2015

Samuel, Son & Co., and all its division join Prime Advantage as Members

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Samuel, Son & Co., Limited offers end-to-end solutions in the distribution, transportation, processing and manufacturing of metals and industrial products. Founded in 1855, Samuel is the largest family-owned metals processor and distributor in North America.

Samuel, Son & Co.'s products and services include carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, processing, inventory services, product specialists, strapping, carbon and associated tube, roll form, steel pickling, cost reduction programs, and continuous improvement programs.


12/21/2015

Lynx Grills, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Lynx Grills, Inc. manufactures stainless steel outdoor kitchen products for the commercial restaurant industry. Its products include grills, side burner systems, outdoor warming drawers, refrigerators, ice machines, beverage dispensers, and ventilation systems. Headquartered in Downey, CA, Lynx Grills also manufactures infrared outdoor patio heaters, cocktail stations, storage drawers, access doors and accessories and conversion kits and service parts.


11/23/2015

The Legacy Companies and Amtex Precision Fabrication join Prime Advantage as Members

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, The Legacy Companies designs, manufactures and markets foodservice equipment, home appliances and kitchen tools and accessories.

Amtex Precision Fabrication located in Manvel, TX, offers custom sheet metal fabrication and laser cutting solutions.


11/2/2015

Press Release: Supply Chain Professionals and Vendor Partners Converge at Prime Advantage's Fall Conference to Plan for Growth and Form Powerful Relationships

Award winning conference brings together supply chain thought leaders and Endorsed Suppliers to explore cost savings, collaborative relationships and share best practices.


10/27/2015

MetalMiner™ Joins Prime Advantage as an Alliance Partner

MetalMiner™ provides unique insight, analysis and visibility for global metal prices, as well as pragmatic tools for small- and mid-sized manufacturers, buyers, purchasing professionals and anyone else interested in metals and metals-related markets. Located in Chicago, IL, MetalMiner is a business unit of Azul Partners, Inc., and part of the Spend Matters Network.


10/16/2015

AGA Marvel joins Prime Advantage as a Member

AGA Marvel is a leading international premium consumer brands group which manufactures and distributes some of the best known and loved kitchen appliances and interiors furnishings in the world. Located in Greenville, MI, the AGA Marvel name reflects the core disciplines of the business in cooking and refrigeration products and is the umbrella for all brands marketed in North America including AGA, MARVEL, Heartland, La Cornue, Waterford Stanley and Marvel Scientific.


10/1/2015

Methode Electronics, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Methode Electronics, Inc. is a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions with manufacturing, design and testing facilities. Methode designs, manufactures and markets devices employing electrical, electronic, wireless, safety radio remote control, sensing and optical technologies to control and convey signals through sensors, interconnections and controls. Located in Harwood Heights, IL, Methode is consists of four business segments: Automotive, Interface, Power Products and Other. Methode's components are in the primary end markets of the automobile, computer, information processing and networking equipment, voice and data communication systems, consumer electronics, appliances, aerospace vehicles and industrial equipment industries.


9/30/2015

Echo Global Logistics joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Echo Global Logistics, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a leading provider of technology-enabled business process outsourcing, serving transportation and logistics needs. Proprietary web-based technology, dedicated service teams and robust procurement power results in significant transportation savings while receiving best-in-class service.


9/4/2015

PM Survey Cover ImagePrime Advantage Announces Latest Purchasing & Manufacturing Survey Results

The results show continued optimism about employment through the remainder of the year as well as revenues into 2016 demand for flexibility and responsiveness in supply chains grows.

 


9/4/2015

Samuel, Son & Co. joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Samuel, Son & Co. offers end-to-end solutions in the distribution, transportation, processing and manufacturing of metals and industrial products. Founded in 1855, Samuel is the largest family-owned metals processor and distributor in North America. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Samuel has over 100 strategically located steel service centers and manufacturing facilities.


8/18/2015

Caliber Packaging joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Caliber Packaging is a packaging distributor headquartered in Kannapolis, NC with multiple sales and distribution centers across the United States. Caliber offers an experienced team supplying packaging and equipment solutions, including machinery maintenance and repair, to industrial manufacturers.


8/5/2015

ZS Industries joins Prime Advantage as Endorsed Supplier

Located in Shanghai, China, ZSI is an offshore outsourcing company whose overall objective is to increase customers' competitiveness through outsourcing manufacturing to China. Product specialization includes castings and other high quality customized parts and components.


7/10/2015

Caliber Packaging Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Located in Illinois and North Carolina, Caliber Packaging offers industrial packaging and equipment solutions to the manufacturing and lumber industries.


7/6/2015

Enginetics Aerospace and Gilchrist & Soames, Inc. Join Prime Advantage as Members

Enginetics Aerospace
Enginetics Aerospace, a division of Standex International, is a leading provider of complex metal formed components and fabricated assemblies for the global aerospace industry. The company has two locations in Ohio.

Gilchrist & Soames, Inc.
Gilchrist & Soames, Inc. designs, develops, formulates, manufactures, and distributes toiletries for hotels, resorts, spas, inns, and bed and breakfasts facilities. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana with locations in Peterborough and London, England.


6/25/2015

EBN Online Article: Identify the Right Procurement Strategy for a Better Bottom Line

by Mike McDonald

What's the best approach to managing your entire supply chain and ensuring that procurement benefits your company's bottom line? The first step often starts with identifying your company's overall strategic plan and position: What product or service do you produce, and why should your customers and the market care? Read Article...


6/3/2015

Jelly Belly Candy Co. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Headquartered in Fairfield, California, Jelly Belly Candy Company is a manufacturer of jelly beans and candies. With two manufacturing facilities, in Chicago and Fairfield, the company also produces candy corn, chocolates, sugar-free candies, gummies, sour candies, and confections. The company was founded in 1869 as the Herman Goelitz Candy Co. and changed its name to Jelly Belly Candy Company in 2001.


5/7/2015

Press Release: Supply Chain Professionals and Vendor Partners Converge at Prime Advantage's Spring Conference to Plan for Growth and Form Powerful Relationships

Award winning conference brings together supply chain thought leaders and Endorsed Suppliers to explore cost savings, collaborative relationships and share best practices.


5/6/2015

Motor Sourcing Inc. Joins Prime Advantage as Endorsed Supplier

Motor Sourcing is a supplier of AC and DC motors and gear motors. Using its sales and engineering background, Motor Sourcing assists the North American OEM market with the sourcing of motors, air moving devices, and other electro-mechanical components produced in Asia. Motor Sourcing is headquartered in FL and warehoused in IL.


4/19/2015

CAI Joins Prime Advantage as Endorsed Supplier

CAI is an international manufacturer of control panel and electromechanical assemblies for the appliance, heavy equipment, specialty vehicle, medical, military and machinery and equipment industries. Affiliated with Signature4, CAI's processes include integrated in-house processes for through hole PCB manufacturing and assembly, harness assembly and control panel assembly. CAI resides in Greentown, PA.


4/1/2015

Press Release: Prime Advantage Annual Survey of Financial Executives Reveals Confidence in Economy for 2015 among Midsized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers

Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its seventh edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies.


3/18/2015

Henderson Products, Inc. and Henderson Truck Equipment join Prime Advantage as Members

Henderson Products, Inc., headquartered in Manchester IA, is a manufacturer of customized, turnkey snow and ice control solutions for heavy-duty trucks focused on state transportation departments, counties and municipalities. Henderson Truck Equipment is a full service and full line Installation & Distribution Center (IDC).


3/12/2015

Press Release: Three Prime Advantage Executives Named "Pros to Know" by Top Supply Chain Industry Magazine

CSO Sheila O'Sullivan and VP of Sales Dan Grant join repeat winner Mike McDonald on Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Annual List of Who's Who in Supply Chain

Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized industrial manufacturers and food processing companies, announced that Vice President of Sales Dan Grant, Vice President of Business Development Mike McDonald, and Chief Strategy Officer Sheila O'Sullivan have each been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine's "Pro to Know" list for 2015. This is the third year in a row McDonald has been named a "Pro to Know" by the respected trade magazine's editorial selection committee, and the seventh consecutive year that a Prime Advantage executive has made the list. Read Press Release...


3/2015

EBN Online Article: Technology Aids Spend Analysis for OEMs

By: Dan Grant

Leading procurement professionals understand the tremendous business value that can be gained through effective spend analysis. The key elements of spend analysis have been used for years (visibility, data analysis, and data processing), and a host of technology applications (including some that can be trialed for free), are helpful in getting crucial intelligence out of the procurement lifecycle. Read article...


2/26/2015

Kitchen Equipment Fabricating Co. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Kitchen Equipment Fabricating (CounterCraft), a division of Duke Manufacturing, designs, manufactures, and markets modular counters. Located in Houston, TX, the company offers modular custom counters, including hot well, cold food, soup and salad, beverage merchandiser, beverage dispenser, serving, flat top, tray and silverware, ice cream, dessert, and cashier counters; and hot frost merchandiser counters. The company also provides various counter options, such as counter tops and fronts, and tray slides; and breath guards. In addition, it offers services for schools, hospitals, and business and industry projects.


2/16/2015

Sparks Custom Fabrication joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Sparks Custom Fabrication, resides in Adamsville, TN, is a premier manufacturer and fabricator specializing in millwork, stainless steel, stone, and refrigeration products used in the food service industry.


2/6/2015

Prime Advantage, PwC and ISM share insights in Electronics Purchasing Strategies

EPS touches on the double-edge sword that is lower oil prices, employment trends in manufacturing, and the west coast port slowdown.


1/3/2015

Marel - Gainesville, a division of Marel Townsend, Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Marel is a leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries. Located in Gainesville, GA, the brands - Marel, Stork Poultry Processing and Townsend Further Processing are among the most respected in the industry.


12/29/2014

Douglas Dynamics LLC joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Douglas Dynamics designs and manufactures the highest quality and the most reliable vehicle ice control equipment and attachments serving the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, the company's equipment lines include snowplow, sand and salt spreaders, and related parts and accessories.


2/3/2014

Two Divisions of Middleby Corporation join Prime Advantage as Members

U-Line Corporation
U-Line is the American leader in innovation, quality and performance in the premium built-in modular ice making, refrigeration and wine preservation market. Delivering versatility and flexibility for multiple applications including residential, light commercial, outdoor and marine use, U-Line's complete product collection includes modular Wine Captain® Models, Beverage Centers, Clear Ice Machines, Crescent Ice Makers, Glass & Solid Door Refrigerators, Drawer Models, Freezers, and Combo® Models. U-Line is located in Milwaukee, WI.

Concordia Coffee Company
Concordia Coffee Company is a leading manufacturer of automated and self-service coffee and espresso machines serving the commercial foodservice industry. Located in Bellevue, WA, Concordia has a highly innovative lineup of products that serve a wide array of convenience store, hotel, restaurant chain, and institutional customers.


11/19/2014

D&S Manufacturing, Inc. Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

D&S Manufacturing is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of exceptional quality large scale components, assemblies and complete weldments crafted from carbon steel plate as well as aluminum and stainless steel. Resides in Black River Falls, WI, D&S offers a diverse range of in-house secondary services, including liquid spray painting, powder coating, shot blasting and assembly.


11/13/2014

Press Release: Manufacturing Executives and Supply Chain Partners Work in Partnership to Innovate and Reduce Costs at the Prime Advantage Fall Conference

Recognized among the Best Buyer-Seller Events of 2014 by a leading trade magazine, this semi-annual gathering provides a forum for buyers and sellers to map out optimal cost reduction programs, enhance business relationships, and plan for 2015.


10/9/2014

Dispensing Components Inc. Joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Dispensing Components Inc. (DCI) provides quality component pieces, both standard and custom, for dispensing projects to original equipment manufacturers. Resides in Eden Prairie, MB, DCI brings quality products from 3 component manufacturers: Componenti, Digmesa and Olab. Its products include solenoid valves, pressure valves, peristaltic and solenoid pumps, flow meters, and coffee components like grinders and bean hoppers.


10/3/2014

Cooper-Atkins Corporation Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Headquartered in Middlefield, CT, Cooper-Atkins is a leading manufacturer and provider of quality time, temperature and humidity instruments and extensive wireless solutions for the Foodservice, Industrial and Healthcare global markets.


9/29/2014

Press Release: Prime Advantage Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey

Survey of Manufacturing and Purchasing Executives Reveals Strong Confidence in Economy among Midsized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers. 13th survey of buying group Member companies indicates positive outlook as revenues are projected to continue rising and half of all companies are planning new hires.


9/25/2014

RC Industries Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

RC Industries, Inc. offers metal fabrication spanning services for the most durable truck storage systems and accessories. RC Industries resides in Elkhardt, IN.


9/25/2014

Four Divisions of Alamo Group Join Prime Advantage as Members

Wausau Equipment Co. and Everest Equipment Co.
Wausau-Everest designs and manufactures the most comprehensive range of top-quality snow removal and ice control products.

Super Products LLC
Super Products LLC is the leading manufacturer of vacuum trucks, combination sewer cleaners and hydro excavators.

HP Fairfield
HP Fairfield is the leading provider of public works and runway maintenance products, parts and service.


9/25/2014

The M3 Group Joins Prime Advantage as an Alliance Partner

The M3 Group is a leading technical writing company with more than 20 years of experience developing technical manuals for a wide range of commercial and industrial equipment manufacturers. Resides in Naperville, IL, The M3 Group also facilitates the foreign language translation of technical documentation into virtually any language for manufacturers with global distribution requirements.


9/25/2014

Last Minute Travel Club Joins Prime Advantage as an Alliance Partner

Tourico Holidays has been a travel leader for nearly 20 years. It is one of the top three Global travel suppliers. Tourico has thousands of direct contracts with hotels, which lead to exclusive savings on its members.


9/11/2014

Union Corrugating Company is a Member of Prime Advantage

Headquartered in Fayetteville, NC, Union Corrugating Company is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing products and wall systems serving residential, commercial and agricultural roofing and siding markets.


8/22/2014

Clipper Corporation joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Clipper Corporation is a leading creative and intelligent manufacturer of both custom and semi-custom items for the food service industry. Headquartered in Carson, CA, Clipper is also a major manufacturer of products for private and consumer brand labels. Clipper's primary products include: S/S pans, aluminum pans, polycarbonate pans, small-wares, tableware, fry baskets, oven racks, uniforms, head-wear, delivery bags, hot pads/oven mitts.


8/19/2014

Perlick Corporation is a Member of Prime Advantage

Perlick Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, is a national leader in total package bar and beverage systems manufacturing, including custom refrigeration equipment, custom underbar equipment, beer dispensing equipment and brewery fittings.


7/17/2014

Power Soak, a brand of Unified Brands, is a Member of Prime Advantage

Power Soak is the worldwide leader in potwashing efficiency that introduced the first integrated continuous motion potwashing system. Power Soak's patented commercial dishwashing processes provide highly efficient and effective cleaning and sanitizing. Located in Pryor, OK, Power Soak represents a quantum leap in power-assisted produce washing and sanitation; Silver Soak dramatically improves the cleanliness of silverware with its pre-washing technology; and Skewer Soak presents a simple and unique solution for cleaning and sanitizing rotisserie skewers.


7/2/2014

Press Release: Prime Advantage Recognized for Innovation in Procurement by Two Leading Industry Organizations

Publishers of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and Expo magazine each cite manufacturers buying group for success in delivering sustained value.


6/12/2014

Tommy Gate is now a Member of Prime Advantage

Woodbine Manufacturing Company is the developer of Tommy Gate, a premier brand of private, commercial, and industrial hydraulic lifts. With a global presence, Tommy Gate's strong reputation for quality has been built through a strict adherence to the highest standards of engineering, craftsmanship, and customer service.


6/2/2014

Press Release: Manufacturing Executives Collaborate with Supply Chain Partners and Thought Leaders at the Prime Advantage Spring Conference

Recognized as the Best Buyer-Seller Event, this bi-annual gathering provides a forum for buyers and sellers to plan cost reduction programs for 2014.


5/27/2014

Processing Equipment Solutions (PES), a division of Middleby Corporation, is a Member of Prime Advantage

PES is a leading manufacturer of equipment for the food processing industry, whose product offerings include the IntelliJet™ and MegaJet™ line of water cutting systems, meat presses and fillet systems for a diverse range of industries including poultry/meat processing, medical, automotive and military industries.


5/19/2014

ARPAC Syracuse, a division of ARPAC LLC is a Member of Prime Advantage

Located in Syracuse, NY, ARPAC Syracuse, formerly Lambert Material Handling, specializes in palletizer systems including conventional and robotic palletizers, conveyor system integration.


5/14/2014

Professional Plastics joins Prime Advantage as an Endorsed Supplier

Professional Plastics is a global leader in the supply of plastic sheet, rod, tubing, and film as an industrial supply company focused on plastics distribution. Headquartered in Fullerton, CA, its inventory of high performance plastic materials includes Vespel, Torlon, Techtron, Turcite, Acetal, PEEK, PVDF, Ultem, Plexiglass, Semitron, Macor, Acrylic, Polycarbonate, and more.


4/25/2014

Grindmaster-Cecilware (GMCW) joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Grindmaster-Cecilware (GMCW) manufactures a comprehensive line of quality beverage dispensing equipment for hot, cold and frozen beverage dispensing segments as well as a complementary foodservice equipment line. Located in Louisville, KY, Grindmaster-Cecilware has developed many innovative products that include coffee and tea brewers, coffee grinders, cold drink dispensers, frozen beverages, hot powdered beverages, and pods for the food and beverage industries with equipment sales in over 90 countries worldwide. Grindmaster-Cecilware products have earned global recognition for their ability to satisfy the ever-changing demands of the food and beverage operating environment.

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