Brand Overview

Industrial Distribution provides a complete portfolio of integrated marketing solutions with print and online products, digital magazine delivery, single and multi-sponsored enewsletters, a daily enews- letter, resource guides, and sponsored webcasts that enable you to reach and sell to these key buyers in the industrial distribution market.

Market Overview

Distributors serve a vital supply chain role. With global economic competition intensifying, the end-user customer needs short lead times, on-time delivery, and technical support. More and more, they are looking to distributors to play a crucial role in keeping their supply chains operating smoothly and effectively.

Industrial Distribution connects you to distributors – the critical link in your company’s sales success. The more distributors know your brand, the more likely they will recommend it to end-users. That’s where we come in. Through our digital magazine, enewsletters, and online products, Industrial Distribution has been delivering the information distributors need to succeed since 1911.

Content Focus

Industrial Distribution has been providing leading information to distributors for more than 100 years. Our editors are dedicated to reporting information that is valuable to industrial distributors and pro- viding marketers with a trusted platform for reaching key customers. When you market with Industrial Distribution and its online products, your message is aligned with the strongest and most trusted name in the business.

Industrial Distribution’s subscribers comprise management titles: CEO, owner, chairman, president, vice president, treasurer, general manager, operations manager, branch manager, purchasing manager/buyer, and key sales personnel, located at more than 20,000 distributor companies of all sizes.

Integrated Audience

Indutrial Distribution connects you with a market-leading audience of industrial distributors. Our unduplicated integrated audience greatly expands your ability to establish a credible presence and influence a larger community of prospects who seek out the information and technology solutions they need through a variety of media.

Content Calendar

Industrial Distribution engages industrial distributors daily, weekly, and monthly with relevant industry news and technology solutions, delivering it in the formats that meet their business and professional needs.

Editorial Guidelines

The following Contributor Guidelines should be considered when submitting articles for review.

  • Submissions should be no more than 1,000 words.
  • Submissions should be sent as a Word Document.
  • Each submission should include the author name, title and affiliation.
  • Please include a headshot of the author.
  • Exclusive pieces will be given priority, so please let us know if your article has previously been published elsewhere.
  • Submissions should be written with an industry-wide perspective and not be promotional for any one product or company. Any promotional language will be edited.
  • We reserve the right to edit the piece as we see fit, but we’re also happy to pass on a final draft to the author before it appears on the site.
  • Because we publish new content every day, there’s no hard deadline for submission. However, we do reserve the right to publish the piece in accordance with our production cycle.


The Online Connection to Industrial Distribution Professionals

Industrial Distribution’s website can help you meet your strategic marketing goals, including brand/company awareness, traffic building, product introduction, and technological education. Let us provide your message with the exposure necessary to impact key industrial distribution professionals.


Daily Contact With Your Best Prospects

Industrial Distribution has been the preferred information destination for distribution management and sales for over 100 years. Our loyal readers continue to turn to us for industry news, new products, business management tips, and market reports. The tradition continues with our daily newsletter, Today In Distribution, which enables us to deliver the information our readers want and need in a timely and efficient format. Advertisers will have unmatched access to more than 30,000 decision-makers daily, helping you promote your products, services, and marketing message.

New Responsive Design

Currently, 54% of email is opened on mobile devices.* Industrial Distribution’s new responsive design format allows for easy viewing on any device, automatically adapting to the size of the screen on which it’s being displayed, presenting your message in an engaging, readable manner.

*Source: Litmus ”State of Email” (March 2017)


News and Information for Distributors

Industrial Distribution’s 30,000-plus subscribers comprise management titles: CEO, owner, chairman, president, vice president, treasurer, general manager, operations manager, branch manager, purchasing manager/buyer, and key sales personnel, located at more than 20,000 distributor companies of all sizes. Industrial Distribution’s circulation is strictly controlled, providing a superior audience with authority and buying power.

Digital Editions

Utilize these interactive publications to target prospects with a topic/application-specific message. Each edition delivers expert commentaries, case studies, and topical coverage of a key area of technology. Multi- and single-sponsored opportunities are available.

Custom Marketing Solutions

Webcasts - Efficient and effective, webcasts are an exceptional way to generate high quality leads while positioning your company as a thought leader and market expert. Industrial Distribution will work with you to develop custom webcast content based on your suggestions and expertise. A complete marketing program is implemented to attract a qualified audience of attendees.

E-Marketing Blasts - Add significant stopping power and impact to your sales and marketing campaign with your custom-designed, audience-directed message. A personalized e-blast will educate and inform a top-level audience of Industrial Distribution subscribers as you build excitement with your opportunity-specific message.

Video - Video marketing is an effective online marketing tool, working alongside traditional web-based strategies to inform, educate, and inspire. Complete turnkey services are available to help you produce a custom video to drive brand awareness and effectively position yourself as an expert as you produce educational, informational, and thought-leadership content.

Remarketing - Elevate brand awareness and increase your online lead gen efforts with Remarketing by reconnecting with buyers who hold the greatest potential for purchasing your products. Remarketing adds significant value to a host of initiatives, including product launches, rebranding and repositioning, influencing market perception, correcting a market misconception, special offers, and more.

Website and Remarketing Segmentation – Deliver targeted marketing messages at scale to extremely focused audience segments on our websites and through our remarketing network. Segmentation is available by topic, allowing you to target an audience interested in a specific type of editorial content, and by geographical location to help you direct your message to areas where you’retrying to find the right customers and restrict it in other less important locales.

White Papers - The White Paper Showcase is an effective way to deliver high-level content and key technical information to an audience eager to learn more from authorities on issues, technology, and trends impacting their industry.

Research - Use custom research to uncover market perceptions about your company or products, benchmark new product introductions, or measure your standing next to your competitors.

Reprints - Reprints of print and online Industrial Distribution features are an excellent companion piece to your own product marketing kits, spec sheets, and white papers.

List Rental - Specialized postal, telemarketing, and email lists are available to target prospects that buy and influence the purchase of your product or service. Direct mail marketing experts are available to work with you to identify, quantify, and target prospects to propel your lead-gen initiatives.

Our Clients

Industrial Distribution works with leading companies to build integrated media programs that help them achieve their high-level sales and marketing objectives. Our partners include:

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"For over 100 years Industrial Distribution has been the leading source for thousands of distribution sales and management professionals as they look for the latest industry news and in-depth analysis of current distribution trends."

- Mike Hockett, Editor


Editorial Director

Joyceann Garippa



Mike Hockett


Sales & Production

General Manager

Todd Baker


Regional Director of Sales

Kim Sealy

CT, MA, ME, NH, Western NY, RI, VT


Regional Director of Sales

Bryan Stoecker

DE, NJ, Eastern NY, PA, WV


Regional Vice President of Sales

Margie Rogers



Regional Vice President of Sales

Danielle Oleston



Regional Director of Sales

Brent Hatch



Regional Director of Sales

Vahe Akay



Digital Ad Ops Manager

Shannon Drury


Print Production & Directories Supervisor

Sage Mitchell


Contracts Manager

Amy Onufrick


Audience Development Manager

Barbara Benack


Digital Marketing Manager