Started in 1954, R.S. Hughes Co. Inc. is one of the leading distributors of industrial supplies in North America. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., it provides a range of products made by ISO 9002 certified companies. The firm offers tapes, shipping/packaging materials, adhesives, coatings, abrasive power tools, labels and printers, among others. It provides thread lockers, flooring products, motor lead connections and batteries. In addition to online buying and support services, R.S. Hughes Co. Inc. offers die cutting, laminating, printing and slitting through its division, Saunders.