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An IDI Shareholder is...


An IDI Shareholder is...

IDI shareholders are a group of distributors that are very diverse in nature.  They cover a myriad of industrial markets; some are generalists selling across a broad range of customers, and others are very specialized with their end-user base.  Yet despite this diversity, there are a number of characteristics that all IDI shareholders have in common:

An IDI shareholder:

  1. Is independently-owned – publically-traded businesses are not permitted in IDI

  2. Operates primarily in Canada

  3. Is a leader in the markets they service

  4. Is financially established and stable, which is monitored annually by the co-operative

  5. Distributes to one or more of the following industrial markets:

    • Industrial Supplies,

    • Safety Supplies,

    • Power Transmission / Bearings / Motion Control,

    • Fluid Power / Hose, Rubber & Fittings

  6. Is committed to support IDI-approved vendors

  7. Desires to network closely with fellow distributor shareholders

  8. Understands the value of IDI conferences

  9. Needs IDI initiatives such as e-commerce, cataloguing, and private label to accelerate the growth of their business.


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