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Supply buyers have new route to online distributors

March 28, 2000
BURLINGTON, MA — PurchasingCenter.com recently announced that it has signed agreements that will expand its supplier network and provide four leading industrial supply distributors with an immediate, risk-free online sales channel.

The supply catalogs of Turtle and Hughes, F.W. Webb, Delande Supply Co., and North Coast Electric Co. will now be available at Purchasing Center.com, a full-service B2B portal focusing on the needs of maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) buyers in mid-sized companies.

Launched in Oct. 1999, the Web site offers a combination of information, tools, and services that allow buyers of industrial and facility supplies to save time and money. Information includes industry news, expert advice, and job postings.

“Partnering with Purchasing Center.com allows us to offer electrical and industrial supplies to a broader, national audience of purchasing professionals via the Internet," said Robert Millard, director of e-commerce sales for Turtle and Hughes.

“In seeking a risk-free, simple way to move online, we chose to work with Pur-chasingCenter.com because we believe its business model will make them a leader in online MRO procurement.” For more information, visit www.PurchasingCenter.com.

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