Archive for Industrial Distribution

The student organization Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Hall of Champions. A record-breaking 80 companies from all over the world came to recruit students for those majoring in the industrial distributi…


On Tuesday (Dec. 20), preschoolers from Texas A&M University’s Becky Gates Children’s Center will put on a holiday bake sale utilizing entrepreneurship principles taught by Texas A&M Associate Professor Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam. Natarajarathinam, from the Department of Engineering Techno…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 11 at the 12th Annual Aggie 100 program, and 37 of the 100 companies recognized are owned or led by graduates of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The Aggie 100 is sponsored by the Cente…


This summer, 19 undergraduate students in the Industrial Distribution program at Texas A&M University took part in a 16-day study abroad trip to Scotland and Germany led by Dr. Ismail Capar. In Aberdeen, Scotland, students toured a Halliburton facility and worked on a case study based on actual…


Texas A&M University, Chevron and Austin Community College (ACC) have announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the T…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program at Texas A&M University hosted its annual Residency Week Aug. 8-12 in College Station, Texas. This year, 120 professionals attended, making it one of the program’s largest classes to date. Residency Week is filled with intensive learning focu…


The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today approved naming the Engineering Education Complex the Zachry Engineering Education Complex. The former Zachry Engineering Center is undergoing extensive renovation and will nearly double in size to more than 500,000 square feet of space whe…


Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam, the principal investigator of a proposal to help Texas food banks, has been named a recipient of the 2016-2017 Texas A&M University Tier One Program (TOP) Grant. Over the next three years, Natarajarathinam and her team will receive about $300,000 to implement its…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


Twelve Aggies, including three graduates of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been selected as the 2016 recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Receiving the honor from the college of eng…


During the fall 2015 semester multiple courses in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University enhanced industry focused experiential learning by inviting industry representatives to speak to students. Topics discussed included trends, challenges a…


A group of close to 80 students from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, visited Purvis Industries in Houston as a part of their Distributor Informational Management (IDIS 344) class.  Purvis is one of the nation’s largest independent who…


More than 125 students from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University visited Womack Machine Supply Co. in Dallas in October as part of their Manufacturer Distributor Relations (IDIS 340) class. This class includes an industry project, which cul…


The first cohort of students admitted into the Zachry Leadership Program was honored with a reception Nov. 9 at Kyle Field. All 32 students were in attendance, along with M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, John Zachry, Zachry Group Chairman & CEO, as well …


The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Memorial Student Center.  PAID is one of the largest student-run organizations at Texas A&M with more than 600 members. PAID was formed in 1983 to serve as a link…