Who we are

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. They place orders online, with mobile devices, over the phone and at local branches. More than 4,800 key manufacturers supply Grainger with 1.5 million products made available to customers through Grainger's distribution centers and branches.

  • more than3 millionactive customers
  • 1.4 millionproducts stocked
  • 23,600team members
  • 10 billionin sales in 2014
  • Listed asGWWon the nyse

Grainger Businesses

Our efforts to improve and expand how we serve our customers all over the world never ends. With that goal in mind, Grainger has grown to include other companies. Take a look at some of the other members of the Grainger family.

Grainger is a leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products. From our headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois we serve businesses and institutions all over the world. Through a highly integrated network including individual branches, 18 distribution centers and multiple channels, Grainger's team members help customers get the job done, saving them time and money by having the right products to keep their facilities running.

Part of Grainger since 1996 and headquartered in Richmond HIll, Ontario, Acklands-Grainger is Canada's largest distributor of industrial, safety, and fastener products. With 172 branches across Canada, six distribution centers and more than 2,200 dedicated team members, Acklands-Grainger offers more than 300,000 distinct, in-stock industrial safety and fastener products. Combine this with and "industry best", 3,600 page catalog and Acklands-Grainger has clearly established itself as an industry leader.

Cromwell is a leading supplier of products used to maintain, repair, and operate facilities in Europe and became part of Grainger in 2015. The company offers the widest choices to all industries, professions and trades. Operating from its Head Office and Global Distribution Centre based in Leicester, England, Cromwell has 2,150 staff, 54 U.K. branches and 12 international branches. In January of 2012, Cromwell was granted the distinction of a Royal Warrant as "Purveyor of Industrial Supplies to her Majesty the Queen".

Based in Netherlands, Fabory operates as a specialist in fasteners, with more than 110,000 fasteners SKUs and other MRO products.  Fabory joined Grainger in 2011 and serves MRO professionals, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and technical wholesalers with a high level of technical expertise and innovative services.  Fabory uses its multichannel model to serve about 100,000 customers with sales representatives, shops and the fabory.com website.

Businesses of all sizes trust Imperial as a distributor of quality fleet maintenance of products and a partner for inventory and cost control. With more National Account Program in the fleet industry than all of our competition combined, we find win-win solutions to help our customers keep their vehicles on the road.

Our Strong Focus on using technology to create streamlined and efficient processes has helped drive our double-digit growth! You'll learn something new about our business and industry every day by working cross-functionally to achieve results for our customers. If you have a strong sense of urgency and take pride in creating and exceptional customer service experience, Imperial is the place for you!

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MonotaRO operates primarily in Japan with operations in South Korea and customers in neighboring markets like Singapore and southeast Asia. MonotaRO joined Grainger in 2009 and offers MRO products, person protective equipment, hand tools, fasteners and lab supplies to small and mid-sized manufacturing companies through its catalogs and east-to-use website.

Since 2011, Zoro has focused on helping small businesses and individuals by keeping it painless to get the products they need...and have a little fun along the way. On Zoro.com, users can search over 1 million MRO products from their favorite brands. From AA batteries to Z-brackets, we've got what it takes to clean, build, or fix almost anything. And did we mention our terrific team of dedicated customer service professionals? Yeah, we've got that too. At Zoro, you can order online from Zoro.com whenever you want. We're constantly improving our site, service and already huge product selection so that you can have the best possible experience doing business with us. Our company culture sparks teamwork and the itch to make it better and easier to buy from us. Everything we do at Zoro is centered around caring for our customers - it's a natural extention of how we care for each other.

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