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W. W. Grainger, Inc. News Release A Collection of W. W. Grainger, Inc. News Release

  • Grainger Marks 2018 Hurricane Season with Emergency Preparation Tips for Businesses
    on June 6, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, marks the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season with tips on how businesses can prepare for a potential disaster. The hurricane season – which officially began June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30 – is predicted by Colorado State University hurricane researchers to be slightly above average, following an active 2017 season.“Looking back at the diversity of devastation caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, it’s important to understand that every disaster – including every hurricane – is unique and nee... […]

  • Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire
    on May 30, 2018 at 10:46 pm

    Laura Brown Caps Off a Successful Career at Grainger CHICAGO, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that Laura Brown, Senior Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, will retire from Grainger, effective July 1, 2018. Brown began her very successful Grainger career in 2000, as Vice President, Internet Business Analysis and Supplier Management, for Grainger.com.  This led to a variety of other leadership roles in Finance and Marketing.  During the last eight years, Brown has led Communications and Investor Relations.  In this ... […]

  • Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences
    on May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    CHICAGO, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced plans to participate in the following investor conferences during the 2018 second quarter. May 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, D.G. Macpherson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Electrical Products Group Conference in Longboat Key, Fla. June 13, 2018, at 8:40 a.m. CDT, D.G. Macpherson will present at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, Ill. Interested parties can access the live audio webcast of each presentation at Grainger's Investor Relati... […]

  • Folds of Honor Receives $50,000 Donation from Grainger for Higher Education Scholarships
    on April 26, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Proceeds from Grainger merchandise sales at the 2018 Grainger Show to be put toward education for military families OWASSO, Okla., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Folds of Honor, the nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of fallen and disabled service members, is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of $50,000 from Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, to be put toward its Higher Education Scholarship program. The donation was announced in conjunction with the 2018 Grainger Show, a trade show organized for the company's customers, suppliers and team members, which was held... […]

  • Grainger's Shareholders Elect 11 Directors And Other Meeting Highlights
    on April 25, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    CHICAGO, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) held its annual shareholder meeting in Lake Forest, Ill., today. Chairman and CEO DG Macpherson provided an update on the state of the business and offered a recap of 2017 full year and 2018 first quarter performance.  A copy of the speech is available at www.grainger.com/investor. Shareholders elected the following 11 directors: Rodney C. Adkins Beatriz R. Perez Brian P. Anderson Michael J. Roberts V. Ann Hailey E. Scott Santi Stuart L. Levenick          James D. Slavik D.G. Macpherson Lucas E. Watson ... […]