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KYKLO is Proud to Become Part of NAED

KYKLO is Proud to Become Part of NAED

by KYKLO

KYKLO is proud to announce we are the newest member of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) which represents a $72 billion industry with members in 5,100 international locations. We believe we can make a positive impact on the lives of many people....


Upcoming FPDA Webinar Series featuring Ryan Francis

Upcoming FPDA Webinar Series featuring Ryan Francis

by KYKLO

Hollywood talent scouts are all abuzz. Tinseltown telegraph rumors have been confirmed. KYKLO’s Managing Director, Ryan Francis, has been selected to appear in the September 7th edition of FPDA’s Webinar Series. Experts say the key to a great presentation is to speak about something you are excited about. We believe Ryan has this one nailed. His presentation is titled: Content is King! How to be Found without Paying the Extra $$....


Has it only been two years? Celebrating Two Years in Buffalo!

Has it only been two years? Celebrating Two Years in Buffalo!

by KYKLO

It’s amazing how we can perceive time in different ways. Often when we look back on an event, it can feel like it happened just recently, while other times, it seems like an eternity has passed. For instance, it seems like only yesterday that KYKLO’s leadership team chose the best location for KYKLO’s North American Office. It might have been a split second ago that Ryan Frances, KYKLO’s Managing Director, was sitting alone in an empty space in Buffalo visualizing the office layout. At the same......


KYKLO's Adding Thousands of New SKUs to the Pneumatics and Hydraulics Industries

KYKLO's Adding Thousands of New SKUs to the Pneumatics and Hydraulics Industries

by KYKLO

One of the beautiful things about a strong digital presence is that a distributor’s webstore never sleeps - it’s open for business 24x7x365. This is particularly important in the Summer when customers are working unusual hours to get their work done in time for their family plans.   A webstore is only as good as the content. We at KYKLO believe “Easy to find content is King.” Our team of engineers has crossed over the 2,500,000 SKU point. The KYKLO library of products is over 2.5 million. To......


News Flash: Hurricane KYKLO Hits South Florida

News Flash: Hurricane KYKLO Hits South Florida

by KYKLO

It seems like a million years ago, but on one of their very first visits to North America, KYKLO Founders Remi Ducrocq and Fabien Legouic were invited to attend The Association for High Technology Distribution’s (AHTD) 2018 Spring Meeting at Coronado Island. They were blown away by the warm reception they received. Quoting Fabien, “Coming here was like walking into a gathering of friends. We have so much in common with all of them – same industry, same background, and the same needs in life.” ......


The importance of eCommerce security (and how KYKLO makes you safer)

The importance of eCommerce security (and how KYKLO makes you safer)

by KYKLO

In another age in another time – nearly 90 years ago, criminal mastermind and FBI Top-10 Most Wanted Criminal, Willie Sutton, captured the imagination of the masses. During a clandestine interview with a newspaper reporter, Sutton was asked why he robbed banks. His answer was, “Because that’s where the money is.” With online retail sales alone pushing past the $4.28 Trillion mark in 2020 and estimated to be over $5 Trillion in 2021, we might surmise criminals are focusing their attention on......


KYKLO Solutions for Distributors and Manufacturers

KYKLO Solutions for Distributors and Manufacturers

by KYKLO

KYKLO provides the tools and expertise for companies to improve market position quickly and easily in the digital world. We are unique in that our enriched product data is created and enhanced by a team of professionals with experience in the industries our clients serve....


KYKLO CEO Remi Ducrocq Featured at B2B Online

KYKLO CEO Remi Ducrocq Featured at B2B Online

by KYKLO

Receiving recognition is a wonderful thing, but as we’ve been told over the years, it is better to give than to receive. KYKLO Co-Founder and CEO, Remi Ducrocq, exemplifies this credo. The recognition he has received as one of the leading experts in the field of B2B digitalization has been...


KYKLO is Excited to Join FPDA!

KYKLO is Excited to Join FPDA!

by KYKLO

Buffalo, New York – February 10, 2022. Distributor associations play an important role in the world of wholesale distribution. They provide a great mechanism for distributors and their partners to exchange ideas, network, and gauge market conditions. Early in KYKLO’s exploration of the North American market, a distributor and trusted...


KYKLO Customer Success Managers are Really Tied to Customer Success

KYKLO Customer Success Managers are Really Tied to Customer Success

by KYKLO

Except for a handful of snarky corner bars scattered along the backroad by-ways of America, Warm Beer, Bad Food, and Lousy Service doesn’t seem to be the motto of many businesses. Truth is, everyone boasts of world-class service and rambles incessantly about helping their customers. Further examination reveals otherwise. Whatever...


KYKLO Momentum Builds in 2022

KYKLO Momentum Builds in 2022

by KYKLO

Let us be one of the last to wish you a Happy New Year in 2022. In case you are wondering about the Thai celebration for the New Year, Thailand used to celebrate the New Year in conjunction with Songkran on April 13th, until 1940, when it was switched to...


That's A Wrap, 2021!

That's A Wrap, 2021!

by KYKLO

The end of 2021 is upon us. December is special for three good reasons. First, most of us are struggling to maintain our work-life balance with family, shopping, and general holiday activities. Second, the final deadline for next year’s business plan looms like a dark cloud over the top of...


KYKLO Attends the AHTD Fall Meeting

KYKLO Attends the AHTD Fall Meeting

by KYKLO

Once again AHTD lived up to their moniker/hashtag #AHTDRocks and we kind of believe KYKLO helped in the whole “Rocking” department. Seven people from KYKLO attended the event. The Lucky-7 number goes hand-in-glove with the AHTD’s Final Party Event – An Evening in Monte. Our group was more than busy...


KYKLO Continues to Build for the Future

KYKLO Continues to Build for the Future

by KYKLO

As the calendar rolls into the fourth quarter, KYKLO continues to march towards better and more efficient service to our clients and the industry in general. This effort includes the type of system enhancements and refinements you have come to expect....


KYKLO Celebrates Six Years!

KYKLO Celebrates Six Years!

by KYKLO

This might be a great time to insert some worn out cliché. “Time passes quickly when you’re having a good time…” or “The whole thing seems like yesterday…” might be appropriate. But the journey from concept to business model, to successful tech start-up, and onto continued international growth and expansion...


Where do you stack up? The Manufacturers place in Ecommerce

Where do you stack up? The Manufacturers place in Ecommerce

by KYKLO

KYKLO understands the nuances of e-Commerce. We have assisted distributors in pushing their efforts forward literally around the globe. Pulling on the old axiom, distributors are “middlemen”, we have evaluated the needs of customer segments, sizes, and buying influences. Determined to continue our journey, we decided to take a deeper...


KYKLO Celebrates Our Women in Engineering

KYKLO Celebrates Our Women in Engineering

by KYKLO

Women in Engineering at KYKLO June 23rd was Women in Engineering Day. International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is a special day for women engineers to celebrate their achievements. Possibly more important, it is a day for those who work with these talented folks to recognize the contribution of their female...


KYKLO and Balluff Partner for Distribution Success

KYKLO and Balluff Partner for Distribution Success

by KYKLO

Can you name a 100-year-old company launched as a bicycle and sewing machine repair company? Here is a hint: Today this company is a leading provider of advanced sensors, networking with IO-Link, and today plans on leading the charge in digitalization and IIoT. Give up? The answer is Balluff. Following...


Pressing the Flesh – The Return to Person-to-Person Meetings

Pressing the Flesh – The Return to Person-to-Person Meetings

by KYKLO

Like the swallows returning from their 6,000-mile trip to Argentina to the mission at Capistrano, face-to-face association meetings are returning. We are so happy about the situation that we are walking around the office with giddy smiles and goofy grins on our faces. We attended the Spring 2021 AHTD Meeting....


KYKLO and the Progressive Manufacturer

KYKLO and the Progressive Manufacturer

by KYKLO

Progressive manufacturers have long realized the value of developing and driving joint marketing plans with their distributor partners. When manufacturers and their channel work together, both parties prosper regardless of the business climate. In times of brisk economic growth like we are experiencing right now, joint marketing not only yields...


KYKLO and Panasonic Push Distribution to the Next Level

KYKLO and Panasonic Push Distribution to the Next Level

by KYKLO

Close your eyes and think Panasonic. The word conjures up dozens of images; everything from high-end televisions, microwaves, phone systems, and cameras may swirl through your mind. Panasonic is one of the largest and most diversified high-technology manufacturers in the world. Not just a consumer product company, they are immersed...


The KYKLO Grind

The KYKLO Grind

by KYKLO

Economists have been calling for a period of substantial growth in 2021 as we roll from the Pandemic shutdown to the new normal. The majority of these experts were calling for something over three-and-a-half percent with a few citing numbers approaching the five mark. The latest word from Goldman-Sachs points...


Accelerating out of the Pandemic

Accelerating out of the Pandemic

by KYKLO

Finally, and after much anticipation, the COVID vaccines are becoming available. Depending on your location, the first responders, those with underlying conditions, and other necessary workers have been vaccinated and the elderly have scheduled their shots. According to news reports the government plans to have inoculated over 100 million people...