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Endries Timeline

1970's


1970

1970

Founded as Bob Endries Auto Specialties based out of the basement of the Endries' home in Brillion, Wisconsin.

1973

1973

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.

1974

Added OEM market to marketing mix.

1975

The company is incorporated under the Wisconsin Incorporation Laws and is now doing business as Endries Fastener & Supply Inc.

1976

Completed an addition of 80' x 165' to the original structure. Revenues doubled from the previous year.

1977

Sales increased 70% over previous year.

1978

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.

1980's


1980

1980

Established in-house quality control department.

1983

Purchased the assets of two Chicago firms, Industrial Fasteners and Regal Fasteners.

1984

Acquired Ray Bristow Company of Portland, Oregon. Developed and introduced first inventory management program.

1986

Purchased the stock of Wisconsin Bolt & Nut of Milwaukee and merged it with Endries’ existing Milwaukee branch.

1990's


1992

Upgraded computer system with software from NxTrend Technology Inc.

1994

Established presence in Canada through the acquisition of a Canadian distributor. Opened distribution center in Guelph, Ontario.

1996

Opened Southeastern Distribution Center (SEDC) outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

1998

Completed expansion project to increase the size of the Corporate Headquarters to over 110,000 sq. ft

1999

1999

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.

2000's


2000

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.

2001

Endries Named As One Of The Top 100 Privately-Held Companies In Wisconsin. Breda and UK Distribution Centers upgraded to ISO 9001:2000 certification.

2002

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.)

2003

2003

Began servicing customers in China.

2004

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.

2005

Endries International Inc. is acquired by Wolseley Industrial Group company. Endries launches www.endriesinternational.nl, Dutch website for customers in the Netherlands.

2008

2008

Completed expansion at Corporate Headquarters in Brillion, increasing the size of the facility to over 225,000 sq. ft.

2009

Established operations in India

2010's


2012

Endries International expands distribution centers in Cambridge, Ontario and Fullerton, California. Endries starts selling in South America.

2013

Endries expands warehouse facilitiy in Winnipeg, Manitoba

2015

2015

Developed PULSE an RFID based VMI solution

2018

2018

Acquired Branam Fastening Systems Incorporated

2018

2018

Acquired Legacy Fastener & Supply LLC