MHS Industrial Supply Transitions Family Leadership

MHS Industrial Supply Transitions Family Leadership

November 20, 2020

Phil Downs has retired as CEO of the central Ohio MRO products distributor after 45 years with the company, passing the torch to his son Brad.

Celebrating 80 years in business, and thanks to the #PaycheckProtectionProgram,  were able to adapt to the pandemic and get #BackToBusiness

Celebrating 80 years in business, and thanks to the #PaycheckProtectionProgram, were able to adapt to the pandemic and get #BackToBusiness

August 27, 2020

Yesterday, we had the honor of hosting Rep. Troy Balderson, members of his team and representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We shared our story and our experiences from the pandemic. We discussed the importance of small businesses and resources needed to help them thrive.

As far as we know, this is the first federal elected official to visit our facility. What a great way to celebrate our 80th anniversary!

Thank you for taking time to listen.

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates 80 years in business

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates 80 years in business

August 20, 2020

Mansfield’s own MHS Industrial Supply has weathered recessions, undergone name changes and made it through the industry’s shift towards big box and online retail.

MHS Industrial Supply marks 80 years in Mansfield

MHS Industrial Supply marks 80 years in Mansfield

July 31, 2020

A Mansfield company is celebrating 80 years in business this month, providing thousands of items to industrial customers throughout the region.

Catching Up With... MHS Industrial Supply

Catching Up With... MHS Industrial Supply

March 25, 2020

Industrial Distribution re-connects with Mansfield, OH-based MHS Industrial Supply to learn what they've been up to

Distributor Profile: Small But Sturdy — Ohio's MHS Industrial Supply

Distributor Profile: Small But Sturdy — Ohio's MHS Industrial Supply

July 11, 2016

Being small also means being nimble, and the Downs say that having local decision-making and being able to get answers to customers quickly is an advantage.

US Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Blue Ribbon Award

US Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Blue Ribbon Award

February 18, 2016

The Small Business of the Year, 7 Regional Finalists and 100 Blue Ribbon Award Winners were honored at the 12th annual America’s Small Business Summit, June 13-15, in Washington, D.C.

Meet Ohio MRO Distributor MHS Industrial Supply

Meet Ohio MRO Distributor MHS Industrial Supply

February 12, 2016

Mansfield, OH-based MHS Industrial Supply is a fourth-generation-owned small business that's been serving the community since 1940.

The Importance of Small Business

The Importance of Small Business

January 30, 2016

If you want a better idea of what an impact just 6 successful local businesses can make on our economy consider these numbers, together they: employ over 130 local people, have revenues in excess of $20 million dollars, annually give tens of the thousands of dollars to support local charitable causes.

MHS Industrial Supply Small Business of the Year Winner

MHS Industrial Supply Small Business of the Year Winner

December 7, 2015

In December 2015, the Richland County (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce named MHS Industrial its 2015 Small Business of the Year for 14 Employees-and-under.

RCDG Presents 10 Under 40 Awards To Young Professionals

RCDG Presents 10 Under 40 Awards To Young Professionals

November 3, 2015

The Richland Community Development Group presented its second annual 10 Under 40 Awards this morning, to young professionals who are emerging as business and community leaders.

10 young leaders recognized in Mansfield

10 young leaders recognized in Mansfield

November 3, 2015

The Richland County Development Group recognized 10 emerging community leaders under 40 years of age Tuesday morning during a breakfast in the Kobacker room at the Cafe on Main, 28 N. Main St.

MHS Industrial Marking 75th Anniversary

MHS Industrial Marking 75th Anniversary

April 27, 2015

After 74 years in one location, MHS Industrial Supply has moved to a new location in conjunction with its 75th anniversary.

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates 75 years, new facility

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates 75 years, new facility

April 12, 2015

MHS Industrial Supply was around during the days of Westinghouse and Tappan. Long after those giants closed, the small company is quietly thriving.

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates new facility

MHS Industrial Supply celebrates new facility

April 9, 2015

A longtime Mansfield company marked a reinvestment into its local business on Thursday when MHS Industrial Supply (MHS) officially cut the ribbon on its new facility at 70 Sawyer Parkway.

New Locations For Ohio's MHS Industrial, James C. Dawes Co.

New Locations For Ohio's MHS Industrial, James C. Dawes Co.

April 1, 2015

Two Ohio-based longstanding independent industrial distributors recently announced the opening of new locations.

Locally Owned Industrial Supply

Locally Owned Industrial Supply

December 9, 1963

Mr. Underhill came to Mansfield and started the first industrial supply business and it is still the only home owned industrial supply business here.