Founded as Bob Endries Auto Specialties based out of the basement of the Endries' home in Brillion, Wisconsin.
Construction completed on a 60' x 80' metal building at the present site of the corporate office in Brillion (714 West Ryan Street). Endries purchases a business out of Detroit, Michigan, consisting of five semi-loads of fasteners brought to the new warehouse in Brillion.
Added OEM market to marketing mix.
The company is incorporated under the Wisconsin Incorporation Laws and is now doing business as Endries Fastener & Supply Inc.
Completed an addition of 80' x 165' to the original structure. Revenues doubled from the previous year.
Sales increased 70% over previous year.
Completed a 30,000 square foot addition on the existing building bringing the facility to over 75,000 square feet of warehouse and office space. Installed a computer system to maintain inventory control, general ledger.
Established in-house quality control department.
Purchased the assets of two Chicago firms, Industrial Fasteners and Regal Fasteners.
Acquired Ray Bristow Company of Portland, Oregon. Developed and introduced first inventory management program.
Purchased the stock of Wisconsin Bolt & Nut of Milwaukee and merged it with Endries’ existing Milwaukee branch.
Upgraded computer system with software from NxTrend Technology Inc.
Established presence in Canada through the acquisition of a Canadian distributor. Opened distribution center in Guelph, Ontario.
Opened Southeastern Distribution Center (SEDC) outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
Completed expansion project to increase the size of the Corporate Headquarters to over 110,000 sq. ft
Opened West Coast Distribution Center (WDC) in Fullerton, California. Endries International Europe B.V. began operations in Breda, Netherlands. Begins marketing itself as Endries International.
Purchased Precision Technical Services, Inc. (PTS) located in Kennesaw, Georgia. Breda DC achieved ISO-9002 certification. Opened a distribution Center in Coventry, England establishing our United Kingdom division under name of Endries International U.K. Ltd.
Endries Named As One Of The Top 100 Privately-Held Companies In Wisconsin. Breda and UK Distribution Centers upgraded to ISO 9001:2000 certification.
Endries North American distribution centers upgrade ISO certification to ISO 9001:2000. Purchased the assets of Interstate - Fastener Division (formerly known as Schlafer Supply Inc.)
Began servicing customers in China.
Steve Endries succeeds his father and becomes the second President of Endries International. A sourcing and quality facility opened in Taiwan. Endries begins servicing customers in Mexico.
Endries International Inc. is acquired by Wolseley Industrial Group company. Endries launches www.endriesinternational.nl, Dutch website for customers in the Netherlands.
Completed expansion at Corporate Headquarters in Brillion, increasing the size of the facility to over 225,000 sq. ft.
Established operations in India
Endries International expands distribution centers in Cambridge, Ontario and Fullerton, California. Endries starts selling in South America.
Endries expands warehouse facilitiy in Winnipeg, Manitoba