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W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW)

208.31
Delayed Data
As of Feb 05
 -0.17 / -0.08%
Today’s Change
176.85
Today|||52-Week Range
252.87
+2.82%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Distribution Services
INDUSTRY
Wholesale Distributors
MARKET CAP
$13.1B

Company Description

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating products. The company offers a broad selection of maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services through local branches, catalogs and the Internet. It offers a combination of product breadth, local availability, speed of delivery, detailed product information and competitively priced products and services. The products offered include material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, forestry and agriculture equipment, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components and many other items primarily focused on the facilities maintenance market. It also provides inventory management and energy efficiency solutions. The company was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

Contact Information

W.W. Grainger, Inc.
100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest Illinois 60045-5201
P:(847) 535-1000
Investor Relations:
(847) 535-0409

Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional50.34%
Mutual fund holders39.11%
Individual stakeholders20.09%

Top Executives

James T. RyanChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Donald G. MacphersonChief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
Ronald L. JadinChief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Michael S. AliChief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
John L. HowardSenior Vice President & General Counsel