October 8, 2014

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma — BlackHawk Industrial, a market-leading distributor of metalworking and industrial supplies, today announced the opening of a new branch location in Portland, Oregon.

With the opening of a greenfield location in Portland, BlackHawk deepens their ability to service local customers in the Oregon marketplace. The additional inventory stocking location, along with added field-sales and CSR talent at this location further strengthens their presence in Oregon and Northern California.

Bill Scheller, CEO of BlackHawk Industrial, said: “We are excited to plant the BlackHawk flag in Portland. We are being true to our tagline as we continue to focus on being “small enough to care” – with a new location, with local talent, and local inventory serving local customers. Our Pacific Northwest Team will be led by Rod Burge and is comprised of our branches in Portland, Seattle, and Salt Lake City.”

Mr. Scheller also added: "BlackHawk Industrial has been very successful in our selective recruitment of strong technical sales and customer service talent in the Pacific Northwest. Over the past few months, we have added four additional sales account managers to the BlackHawk family from other distributors in the Pacific Northwest marketplace.

We truly value finding individuals who want to align with a strong distributor whose culture sincerely values their contribution to the business.

About BlackHawk Industrial

BlackHawk Industrial is a market-leading industrial distributor with “BaseCamp” in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. BlackHawk is focused in metalworking such as carbide cutting tools, abrasives, saw blades, fabrication and machining equipment. We also provide a full-line MRO product offering. BlackHawk has a deep ability to provide custom industrial vending solutions as well as creative supply chain solutions. By going above and beyond expectation, our knowledgeable and experienced FAMILY strives to deliver world-class service while providing AMAZEMENT for our customers, our vendors, our partners, and our coworkers.

Sales Locations: Broken Arrow OK, Chicago IL (2), Cleveland OH (2), Del Rio TX, Denver CO, Duncan OK, Fort Smith AR, Hawthorne NJ, Kaukauna WI, Menomonie WI, Mexico, Milwaukee WI, Oklahoma City OK, Omaha NE, Peoria IL, Portland OR, Rockford IL, Salt Lake City UT, Seattle WA, St. Cloud MN, Tulsa OK…

Contact
Bill Scheller
President / CEO
BlackHawk Industrial Distribution, Inc.
1501 SW Expressway Drive
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Cell: 918-360-1810
Work: 918-610-4710
Fax: 918-994-5483

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