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2014 Cross-Industry Compensation Report Now Available!

The 2014 Cross-Industry Compensation Report, available at no cost to participating members, and for sale HERE to others, provides an analysis of management and employee pay scales, employee benefits and sales policies across a broad spectrum of wholesaler-distributors. The Report is especially valuable to executives who must demonstrate to the IRS that their compensation is “reasonable”.

Volume 1: NAHAD Member Compensation Data - Based on responses from participating NAHAD distributors only, this Report Includes: an executive compensation overview; summary of executive compensation; summary of employee compensation; detailed statistics on executive compensation and employee compensation (outside sales staff, inside sales staff, and employee benefits.)

Volume 2: Cross Industry Compensation Data - This combined report takes advantage of the large sample of participating distribution firms, representing over 6,000 locations from 26 participating distributor trade associations. Provides breakouts for 20 different sales volume categories, and over 100 specific geographic areas.

Buy either volume, or both, HERE!

Registration Now Open for the 'New' UID

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Registration is now open for the March 8 - 11, 2015 UID program. Act NOW - this program sells out early each year!
Full details available here.

Institute Introduces All-New Hose Fabrication Guides & Exams

NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute is proud to announce that its Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides and online Exams for all five hose groups – industrial, hydraulic, corrugated metal, composite and fluoropolymer – have been completely overhauled, revised and updated.  Hose Safety Institute members may now access the new Fabrication Guides and Exams on the Institute website.

New and Greatly Improved!!

  •          More illustrations and extensive detail on actual assembly fabrication processes
  •          Updated Exams for each of the five hose groups
  •          New coupling configurations
  •          More relevant and easy to use 
  •          Excellent learning aids for new and experienced employees

More information available here

Institute Expands Focus on Safety, Training & Outreach

Standards Committee 2014Members of NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute Standards Committee met on August 20 – 21 in Annapolis, MD to review the Institute’s key projects and initiatives, and to craft recommendations for presentation to the association’s mid-year Board of Directors meeting in September.

In addition to finalizing the five new exams for the recently updated Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides (set to roll out this fall) the committee also addressed a number of other key issues. 

Read the full details here.

NAHAD’s 30th Anniversary Convention Sets Record Attendance

NAHAD 30th Convention LogoNAHAD achieved a record attendance of 1,048 at its 30th Annual Convention held in April at the J W Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. The association sold out all of the available booth space (160) in the Showcase of Hose Solutions and welcomed a record 147 first-time attendees from around the world.

IBe sure to mark your calendar for NAHAD's 31st Annual Convention, to be held on April 23 - 27, 2015 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

These testimonials were posted from NAHAD members on the Convention online evaluation: 

“If you attend the meetings and the Showcase you are guaranteed a good ROI of time and expense” .

And from another attendee: “The annual NAHAD convention gets better every year. The value our business receives pays for the expense many times over.”

Weekly Economic Report

This week's Economic Report and the latest Global Manufacturing Update, provided by the National Association of Manufacturers are available below:

NAM Econ Report 12.15.2014

Global Manufacturing Econ Report for December 2014

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 December 2014 
March 8-11, 2015

University of Industrial Distribution

Our 22nd Year!

Indianapolis, IN, USA

April 22-26, 2015

NAHAD 31st Annual Meeting & Convention

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Miami Beach, FL, USA