Decatur has equipment and supplies manufacturers and wholesalers. Equipment and supplies can be in various fields, such as electronics, construction equipment, software and so on. Some more examples include equipment and supplies for salons, for sports such as tennis, golf and baseball, medical equipment and supplies and lab equipment. Manufacturers in Decatur specialize in one or more related products, which are made in one factory. All such equipment and supplies have to pass through safety and standardization checks. Wholesalers sell to retail outlets in bulk at lower rates. They may also offer distribution services.