Explore Our IDEAS

Since 1921, we’ve built all of our relationships on trust, respect and a genuine interest in everyone’s well-being. We call these core values our IDEAS.

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The Next Generation: Using Strengths to Build the Future
August 15, 2019

At Wilbur-Ellis, we know our business succeeds when our people succeed. As we look ahead to the future of our company, we recognize the growth of our business starts with an investment in the growth of our people. That’s why we’re putting even greater emphasis on fostering employee learning and development at Wilbur-Ellis. Through our […]

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Supporting Employees to Support Goals —Meet Our New CEO John Buckley
June 20, 2018

My path to CEO wasn’t an obvious one. When I was young, I had dreams of becoming an astronaut, and in college I studied engineering. I worked in manufacturing after school for a few years, and then supply chain management for a few years after that.

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Women WoW at Wilbur-Ellis
April 6, 2018

Women’s History Month wows us every year at Wilbur-Ellis. We’re inspired by the courageous women who share their stories on overcoming adversity and hopeful when we see how much progress has already been made toward equal opportunity.

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2nd Annual Celebrate U Holiday Brings Connell Together
January 1, 2018

One of the great things about Connell Brothers is the diversity of our people. This comes from the nature of geography, bringing together different backgrounds and beliefs, yet unified through our CBC culture that embraces our values, mission, vision and objectives.

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Welcome to the IDEAS Blog
November 28, 2017

Our core values are not just solid business principles, they constitute the heart of being a trustworthy global citizen as well.

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