W.W. Grainger Inc.    

 
NYSE: GWW
CHICAGO: GWW

Address:

100 Grainger Pkwy.

Lake Forest, IL 60045-5203

United States

Phone:
(847) 535-1000

Fax:
(847) 535-0878


Company description

W.W. Grainger Inc. was founded in 1927 by William W. Grainger as a wholesale electric motor sales and distribution business in Chicago. The company was incorporated in Illinois in 1928 and it went public in 1967. Grainger is the leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products and other products that keep business facilities and equipment running. The company operates through a network of branches, sales representatives, call centers, catalogs and other direct marketing media and the Internet. Grainger has two reportable business segments: United States and Canada. The most significant businesses in the Grainger Branch-based segment are Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico) and Grainger China LLC (China). Acklands - Grainger is based in Canada. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. Grainger operates more than 600 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Panama, China and Mexico, including branches and distribution centers.

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News and information about W.W. Grainger Inc.

Amazon's Latest Strategy Amazon: Card Would Have Rewards Tailored to Small Businesses
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); March 13, 2018; 664 words
...fast free delivery for businesses, which was seen as a way to grab market share from factory-equipment providers such as WW Grainger and Fastenal and office-supply stores like Staples and Office Depot. Amazon is hoping the new credit card, which will...
Business Briefs
The Columbian (Vancouver, WA); October 25, 2017; 619 words
...delivery of online orders that made it a go-to shopping destination for households.Shares of industrial suppliers WW Grainger Inc. and Fastenal Co., which both sell industrial and construction supplies, fell on the news. Investors are concerned...
Research and Markets Adds Report: Stretch and Shrink Film Market Analysis
Entertainment Close-up; October 24, 2016; 531 words
...Chemical -FlexSol Packaging -Genuine Package Venture -Barbier Group -Hipac Packaging Solutions -IPS Packaging -WW Grainger Inc. -Wrap and Vac -U.S. Packaging and Wrapping LLC -Vaibhav Plasto Printing and Packaging Pvt. Ltd. Report information...
EU and Competition
The Birmingham Post (England); October 6, 2016; 424 words
...Woodford advised Cromwell Group on the application of multi-jurisdictional merger control rules to its PS310m sale to WW Grainger. The team wins praise for its 'high level of professionalism'. At Gowling WLG, Bernardine Adkins was active advising...
United States : Family-Owned Engineering & Roofing Firms Win Top Federal Contracting Awards
Mena Report; April 23, 2016; 700+ words
...related sheet metal work. Over the years, SRSs list of customers has grown to include: Brookhaven National Laboratory, WW Grainger, MSC Industrial, AVR Realty, Nassau County DPW, Northport VA Hospital and multiple Long Island school districts. In Oct...
Family-Owned Engineering and Roofing Firms Win Top Federal Contracting Awards 8(a) Graduate Firm of the Year, Industry Leaders Also to Be Honored during National Small Business Week
States News Service; April 22, 2016; 700+ words
...related sheet metal work. Over the years, SRS's list of customers has grown to include: Brookhaven National Laboratory, WW Grainger, MSC Industrial, AVR Realty, Nassau County DPW, Northport VA Hospital and multiple Long Island school districts. In Oct...
Kilian
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); March 30, 2016; 331 words
...and Barbara (nee Fier) Kilian. He died Monday, March 21, 2016. Mr. Kilian was a technical support representative for WW Grainger for almost 10 years. He was an avid bicyclist and liked working on and enjoying his motorboat. Christopher is survived by...
Purchase of Paint Material
Mena Report; February 21, 2016; 298 words
...flat black, industrial/commercial grade, 12-15 oz. Aerosol can, rust-oleum #2178, rust-oleum #v2178838(ww grainger #2fp66 old##5w170), soy #2450400789 or dwu approved equal. Dwu/msd sn 079-0120 paint remover smart strip #62380...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 423730 - Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

423610 - Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

423830 - Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5075 - Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies industry report

5063 - Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies and Construction Materials industry report

5084 - Industrial Machinery and Equipment industry report