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GoBuild Payments for Contractors Who Want to Grow

GoBuild is a construction payments solution that makes it easy to access cash from your projects faster so you can grow your business without taking on debt. With the GoBuild Payments Product, you don’t need to take out loans to grow your business and pay your subcontractors on time. One of the biggest growth challenges […]

Milwaukee Opens Chicago Engineering Design and Innovation Space

Milwaukee Opens Chicago Engineering Design and Innovation Space

Milwaukee Tool announced the opening of a new Engineering Design and Innovation Space or “Technology Office” in Chicago, Illinois. Which begged the question: What is this multi-billion dollar tool company planning for this downtown location? The Big Deal Behind Milwaukee’s Chicago Office Milwaukee Tool invested over $14 million dollars in this new facility. They renovated […]

Simpson Strong-Tie Acquires ETANCO Group

ETANCO, a leader in the European construction market for fixing and fastening solutions, has been acquired by Simpson Strong-Tie. Founded in 1956, American company Simpson Strong-Tie has made it its goal to provide exceptional products and services. With ETANCO’s European reputation, they hope this company acquisition will give them a strong footing in the overseas […]

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Power Tool Manufacturers and Who Really Owns Them

Ever wonder who owns Craftsman tools? How about Milwaukee, Mac Tools, or Skilsaw? It may surprise you to know that only a handful of power tool companies own your favorite tools. That’s right, most tool brands fall under a parent company that also controls additional power tool manufacturers and brands. We break it down for […]

Should I Hire a Business Consultant?

Should I Hire a Business Consultant: Building Your Trade Business

Should I hire a business consultant? Large companies have the advantage of a large revenue stream and have a much larger corporate structure. It gives them focus and direction while keeping seven-figure construction projects running like a well-oiled machine across the country. They likely have one or more business operations managers on staff to tackle […]

Kyocera Acquires Senco

Kyocera Acquires Ryobi Shares

In yet another display of the company’s sustained expansion, the Kyocera Corporation recently announced another big acquisition. As you may recall, Kyocera took over Senco Tools last summer. Back in 2011, Kyocera bought out the Unimerco Group in Europe. Well, the company isn’t done yet. Hot off the recent press: Kyocera acquires Ryobi shares. 80% of them, […]