Trusted Brands. Expertise. Support.
At Applied Industrial Technologies, we understand that partnering with the right industrial distributor is critical to your bottom line. AppliedÂ® works closely with our customers to assess their current, emerging and future requirements. We strive to improve efficiency, increase uptime, and reduce costs by assessing our customersâ application needs.
With sales of $1.9 billion, Applied (NYSE: AIT) is one of North Americaâs largest industrial distributors of bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear components, tools, safety products, general maintenance and a variety of mill supply products. We also provide customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services, as well as services to meet storeroom management and maintenance training needs.
Applied believes in providing only the highest-quality products from the best brands available. We have partnered with more than 2,000 world-class manufacturers that lead the industry with the most innovative, efficient and reliable industrial products. Our strong supplier partnerships help us offer new solutions that our customers might not realize on their own.
Our business is built around knowledge â knowledge of your products… knowledge of your systems…knowledge of your applications…knowledge of your industry. Our industry experts understand your processes and applications and work to address your specific needs and concerns. We specialize in presenting solutions that improve your productivity and profitability.
Recent investments in our business systems, Web-based transaction capabilities and warehouse management systems have positioned Applied to meet your most progressive needs, both now and in the future. Our logistics system is set up to meet our customersâ top five priorities: urgent delivery needs, order fulfillment accuracy, product availability, quality and on-time delivery. Our network is well matched to the complexity of our large number of customers, SKUs and product demand variability. We have taken the idea of expertise to new levels, believing that we must make ourselves a vital part of our customersâ success.
Our offering extends beyond just supplying products. We have developed an extensive network of value-added services from rebuild and design to inventory management, training and procurement options. And, like our products, you can trust that our services are backed by the most knowledgeable specialists in your area of concern.
Our focus on value-based solutions for our customers is the foundation of our business. We help customers improve the efficiency of their operations because we have vast product solutions and we understand the technical aspects of energy efficiency, preventative maintenance, parts replacement strategies, inventory management, and training.Â
The Applied network of approximately 460 facilities, 4,500 employee-associates,
seven strategic distribution centers, and more than 40 specialty repair and rebuild shops ensures that the products and support you need are always close by. With locations throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada, product, expertise and support are never far away. And while we may be national, our thinking is local, with knowledge of local markets and local companies. We are a familiar face in hometowns just like yours, supporting the communities in which we live.