Category: about ism

Why We Love Our New Site Search (and You Will Too!)

About ISMHow To November 3, 2017

Searching for parts at ISM is easy and intuitive

Just over a year ago, we launched our redesigned website that featured e-commerce capabilities plus an easier user interface.

In order to offer online purchases, we needed software suitable for an industrial distributor like ISM. Magento is the name of the software we chose. It’s feature-rich and can handle ISM’s 80,000 plus parts catalog.

We couldn’t be happier with ...

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10 Reasons to Love ISM’s Redesigned Website

About ISMHow To August 16, 2017

Improved Navigation and User Interface

Our previous website was a good website. Over time though, we found ourselves wanting to improve functionality and navigation beyond what it was capable of. Added to that were occasional customer requests for more features, services and capabilities we really wanted to provide.

Well, after a lot of work and planning, we launched our new website and it has the design flexibility we wanted. This flexibility has allowed us to continue to enhance and improve it and we believe it provides an even better ...

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New ISM team members

About ISMEmployee Spotlight March 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce the newest members of the ISM team!

Mark Glazener joined ISM’s warehouse efficiency team and assists with processes involving inventory and shipments. His position as a Warehouse Associate is vital in assuring we deliver when we promise and that our inventory is methodically organized and counted. His long time experience in warehouse and production has been a tremendous addition to our team.

Tara Odgen joined the team as Sales Support Coordinator. Tara supports our busy sales team with quote requests, samples, eCommerce and purchase orders, as well as providing customer support. Her degree in Business Management and experience in ...

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Announcing New Team Members

About ISMEmployee Spotlight August 4, 2016

We are excited to welcome Quinn McKay, Ralph Reyna and Travis Scott to the ISM team

Quinn McKay joined ISM’s marketing team as a market research analyst. He is focused on discovering the core of our customers’ needs by researching a variety of industries we serve. Quinn graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in marketing and logistics management.

Quinn is an active musician and songwriter playing upright bass in local Denver bluegrass bands ...

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There is More to Standing Desks than Just Standing

About ISM July 7, 2015

Which do you prefer – sitting or standing at your desk?

I have been using standing desks for quite a while to deal with problems I have with sitting too long. I requested an adjustable desk shortly after I started working in the ISM office. This has caught on and several other co-workers are now using standing desks as well. In this post I talk about the use of standing desks at ISM and some related health issues.

Is a standing desk the solution for you?
I wanted a desk with a height that was adjustable for either standing or sitting on a stool. The solution was a used Kesseboehmer Ergonomietechnik TMQ71 height adjustable desk. This was perfect for ...

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