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Operating in what is arguably the most important and competitive energy market in the country, A&M Industrial works hard to build loyalty amoung its clients through reliability and availability. "We are in an exceptionally congested market that does the highest volume of business of any metropolitan area in the country," Rosenthal explained. "So we follow the lessons that Arny taught us - be on top of our game every day, bring quality product, unparalleled service, and unmatched technical expertise to the market. Always remember that the client is king. Be sensitive to their needs and flexible in adapting to the changing needs in an ever-changing marketplace."
On April 14, 2015, A&M Industrial and Con Edison were invited to be keynote speakers at the Rutgers Graduate School of Business in Newark, NJ.
The topic for the students of the Graduate School of Supply Chain Management was Emergency Response, Disaster Preparedness, Supply Chain Resiliency and Leadership. The speakers invited were Kevin Rosenthal, Executive Director of Business Development and the A&M Emergency Response Team Leader and Andy Tiao, Director of Emergency Management at Con Edison of New York.
The event features highly sought-after information seminars from industry-leading experts including: Introduction to GHS, the new Globally Harmonized System of classification and labeling of chemicals; OSHA Presentation, exploring the tools and resources available to improve operational safety; Energy Efficiency, demonstrating the five most common areas to improve steam utilization; and much more.
When Arnold Young, President of A&M Industrial, started a small hardware store back in 1954, he had the right entrepreneurial spirit. His go-getter attitude accelerated the growth of his
business as it transitioned from retailer to hardware and equipment supplier to manufacturing companies in the booming corridor of New Jersey/New York.
In the 1950s, the neighborhood known
as the Ironbound section of Newark,
N.J., featured a mix of heavy industry
and a large, multi-ethnic working class. It was also home to A&M Industrial, which started as a small retail store in 1954 and soon began supplying the surrounding companies with industrial hardware. Over the
next few decades, as nearby factories started migrating out of the Northeast to southern states and offshore locations, the company recognized the need to focus on the industries and essential services that remained vibrant along the Eastern seaboard.
In 2013, MDM is recognizing distributors that are innovative in their approach to their markets. A&M Industrial, Rahway, NJ, was selected as an MDM Market Mover for its shift in focus away from products to essential services and its Emergency Response Team.