Reid Supply Expands with Reno Distribution

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Increased customer demand and regional growth allows Reid Supply Company to add a Reno, Nevada distribution center for its Bearings and Power Transmission Products. The expansion will save customers, in the western United States, some costs involving time and shipping costs on those products.

To meet the needs of continuing growth, Reid Supply Company announced today the opening of its Reno, Nevada distribution center for Bearings and Power Transmission products. This facility will serve Reid’s customers in the western United States.

As Reid Supply sees an increase in product demand from its customers in the west, the opening of a Reno facility has enabled the company to better serve in the western part of the country and will play a significant role in helping the company achieve the goals of its strategic growth plan.

“We are very happy to announce this expansion for our western customers of Bearings and Power Transmission products,” says John Carrier, President of Reid Supply Company. “At a time when we are all digging out from the effects of a very serious economic downturn, we are pleased that the demands of our customers are requiring us to open this additional distribution center through our co-op partners to serve them better.”

Motors and power generation are the foundation on which manufacturing is built. Motors drive nearly all powered equipment, from turning fans and running conveyor belts to driving pumps and powering tools. Power transmission is a key factor when converting the power generated from a motor into usable work for manufacturing. Reid Supply offers a wide selection of these parts on

In 2008, due to an earlier product expansion in the Bearings and Power Transmission category, Reid added the benefits of a distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana to better serve its customers.

About Reid Supply Company

Reid Supply Company is a Michigan-based industrial supply company known in the manufacturing and construction community for over 60 years. They stock standard as well as hard-to-find products for manufacturers and general consumers worldwide including Manufacturing; CAD and Engineering; Transportation Construction; Food Processing; Packaging; Oil, Gas and Alternative Energy; Government; Aerospace; and Medical.

Reid’s product offering features these color-coded categories:

  •     Knobs, Handles and Hand Wheels
  •     Clamps and Workholding
  •     Tooling Components
  •     Fasteners and Hardware
  •     Leveling Devices and Vibration Control
  •     Material Handling
  •     Bearings and Power Transmission
  •     Metalworking
  •     Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO)
  •     Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  •     Structural Systems
  •     Safety
  •     Apparel and Footwear
  •     Packaging and Shipping Supplies offers all of the company’s products, plus free CAD drawings on more than 90% of their catalogued parts. The website also offers an extensive knowledge base that includes online industrial tools and calculators as well as an informative and entertaining monthly e-newsletter.

For more information about Reid Supply Company call 800-253-0421 or go online at


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