Ed Holmes joins the IWDC

Indianapolis, IN — September 11, 2013 - The IWDC is pleased to announce that Ed Holmes has joined the IWDC as Vice President, Marketing & Supply Chain. In this role, Ed will be responsible for driving profitable growth of key programs: vendor partner brands, Weldmark® brand and IWDC’s warehouse and importing operations.  
Ed called on IWDC as a vendor partner at Washington Alloy and prior to that, at Steelmax. He also served as Vice President/General Manager at Baileigh Industrial, a Machine Tool & Accessory company that sold into the welding industry. He brings IWDC extensive industrial sales & marketing knowledge, experience in importing, vendor & supply chain management.   
Ed and his family are in the process of relocating to Indianapolis from Tennessee.  
The IWDC is a cooperative, formed in 1994, which leverages the strengths of its independent welding distributor members across North America. IWDC Member companies collectively represent over $2B in sales, serving a wide range of industries. The common denominator is that these industries look to them for industrial, specialty, and medical gases as well as related equipment, hard goods, and consumables. End-use customers served by IWDC Members benefit from having the unparalleled expertise of a local Member distributor who has access to national-scale purchasing and marketing programs.
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