Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is one of North America's largest independent distributors representing more than 3 million parts critical to the operations of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. We also provide engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services.
The Applied network encompasses more than 5,000 associates at 475 facilities across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Our seven strategically located distribution centers warehouse millions of dollars of inventory to support our local service centers and customers with necessary products.
Applied Industrial Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law.
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A Foundation of Values
Good values help keep an organization strong. At Applied, our business is supported by a solid foundation of seven Core Values. These values guide the way we conduct every aspect of our business.
Our Core Values are:
April 23, 2009
Applied Industrial Technologies Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results
Founded in Cleveland, Ohio, as The Ohio Ball Bearing Company by Joseph M. Bruening. First year sales totaled $82,000.
Established branches in Youngstown and Cincinnati.
Changed company name to Bearings, Inc.; Began trading on American Stock Exchange.
Acquired Dixie Bearings, Inc.
Formed subsidiary Bruening Bearings, Inc.
Began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Opened first distribution center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Founder Joseph M. Bruening passed away.
Acquired King Bearing, Inc.
Acquired Mainline Industrial Distributors, Inc.
Recorded more than a billion dollars in sales for the first time.
Acquired Engineered Sales, Inc.
Changed name to Applied Industrial Technologies; Acquired Invetech Company (parent company of Detroit Ball Bearing, American Bearing and Power Transmission, Moore Bearing, Kentucky Bearing Service and Hewitt Transmission).
Acquired Rafael Benitez Carrillo (Puerto Rico).
Acquired Bearing & Transmission, B & T Rubber and HyPOWER Systems (Canada).
Launched iSource; Opened Applied México, S.A. de C.V.
Acquired Baleros Industriales, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico); Acquired Industrial Equipment Co. Ltd. (Canada).
Acquired Rodamientos y Bandas de la Laguna, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico).
Acquired Groupe GLM (Canada); Acquired Spencer Industries, Inc., a regional fluid power distributor headquartered in Kent, WA. The company operates nine locations throughout the Western United States.
Acquired Minnesota Bearing Company. Divisions include Iowa Bearing Company, Western Bearing & Supply Company, and Nebraska Bearing Company, as well as Air-Hydraulic Systems, Inc.
Recorded more than $2 billion in sales for the first time; Acquired VYCMEX S.A. de C.V. of Mexico. VYCMEX is Mexico's largest independent fluid power distributor.
Acquired Suministros Industriales Enol, S.A. de C.V. and its group of companies; Acquired Fluid Power Resource, LLC and the following seven fluid power distribution businesses: Bay Advanced Technologies, Carolina Fluid Components, DTS Fluid Power, FluidTech, Hughes HiTech, Hydro Air, and Power Systems; Acquired Cincinnati Transmission, a single location, regional distributor of power transmission and motion control products as well as gearbox repair solutions.
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COMET (Career Opportunity and Management Employment Training) is Applied's award-winning sales and leadership program for qualified recent college graduates who desire a challenging role in the sales and distribution of industrial components. Through COMET, you receive:
Career Opportunities with Applied
From our corporate office to our service centers and distribution centers, our company is a mix of big city and small town, urban and rural. This diverse network encourages teamwork, the sharing of information and knowledge transfer.
Careers with Corporate
As Applied continues to expand its breadth of products and services, the need for associates to fill demanding corporate positions is more critical than ever. Corporate departments where job opportunities may exist include:
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