Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (Applied) is an industrial distributor in North America, supplying customers in a range of industries with products, including bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, and general maintenance and mill supply products. The Company also provides customized fluid power, mechanical, and rubber shop services, as well as storeroom management services and maintenance training. The Company's customers use its products primarily to maintain and to repair their machinery and equipment. The Company offers technical application support for its products and provides solutions to help customers minimize their production downtime, improve machine performance, and reduce overall procurement and maintenance costs. The Company operates in two business segments: service center-based distribution and fluid power businesses.