Our Company

The combination of Shively’s essential elements describe who we are, where we are going, and how we plan to get there.

Employee Owned. Customer Driven. This not just our motto, it is the foundation of our organizational structure. We attribute much of our success to the fact that each of our employee-owners are empowered and driven to provide the best service to our customers.

Quality Policy At Shively Bros. we are committed to the satisfaction of our customers through the consistent delivery of products and services that meet or exceed applicable requirements. We strive to continuously improve all facets of our business by reaching for the STARS:

  • Safety
  • Team Member Development
  • Adding Value
  • Responsiveness - Reduction of Waste

Mission Statement The Shively Bros. team is on a mission to retain current valued customers and earn new business by providing exceptional value through effective products, outstanding services, and the introduction of new technologies.

Beliefs & Culture

At Shively Bros., we have six beliefs that build our culture of entrepreneurship, superior service, and continuous improvement:

  • Safety: Our employees’ safety is our highest priority. If we can’t do it safely, nothing else matters.
  • People: We are employee-owned company that fosters the entrepreneurial spirit and long term employment. Both of these contribute to superior performance and reduced costs.
  • Quality: We are ISO 9001 Certified and have a dynamic continuous improvement process and corrective action process. “We will deliver products and services that meet or exceed our customer’s requirements.”
  • Responsiveness: We provide 24 hour, 7 day a week services to our customers.
  • Cost: We focus on our customers’ overall costs by increasing through-put, reducing scrap and tool cost while maintaining a lean management process.
  • Environment: We are dedicated to protecting our planet and providing sustainable solutions for our customers. We support landfill-free initiatives by recycling paper, cardboard, toner & ink cartridges, batteries, electronic equipment, scrap steel and carbide.

Our History

  • Won Affiliated Distributors' Affiliate of the Year Award

  • Named to Industrial Distribution Magazines "Big 50 List"

  • Opened Toluca Mexico Location

  • Purchased Cadillac Industrial Supply

  • Opened Ontario Canada Location

  • Opened Tennessee Location

  • Opened Saltillo Mexico Location

  • Won Affiliated Distributors' Affiliate of the Year Award

  • Opened Monterrey Mexico Office

  • Opened New York Location

  • Opened Ohio Location

  • Opened Grand Rapids, MI Location

  • Became ISO Certified

  • Won GM's QSP Award

  • Became ESOP Company

  • Launched First Commodity Management Program

  • Opened Saginaw, MI Location

  • Expanded to Grand Traverse Location in Flint, MI

  • Founded on 2nd Avenue in Flint, MI