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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nyse  >  W W Grainger Inc    GWW

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Business Summary
Logo W W Grainger Inc
Operates as a supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating products.

The company offers 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.

Its products 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.

The company also provides inventory management and energy efficiency solutions.

W.W. Grainger was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

Number of employees : 25 600 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States7,68177%7,52374.2% -2.06%
Other Businesses1,40214.1%1,88118.6% +34.17%
Canada890.438.9%733.727.2% -17.6%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States7,86678.9%7,83477.3% -0.41%
Other Foreign Countries1,21012.1%1,56315.4% +29.22%
Canada897.439%739.697.3% -17.58%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Donald G. Macpherson, MBA492008Chief Executive Officer & Director
James Ryan581980Chairman & President
Ronald L. Jadin, MBA571998Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
James D. Slavik641987Independent Director
Brian P. Anderson MBA, CPA661999Lead Independent Director
Neil S. Novich621999Independent Director
Gary L. Rogers, MBA722004Independent Director
Michael James Roberts662006Independent Director
V. Ann Hailey, MBA662006Independent Director
Stuart L. Levenick642005Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 109,260,603 53,459,434 48.9% 50,854,905 46.5% 48.9%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 5,245,242 8.93%
James D. Slavik 3,830,417 6.52%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 3,247,283 5.53%
Longview Partners LLP 2,989,184 5.09%
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. 2,898,384 4.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 2,474,511 4.21%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 2,340,922 3.99%
Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC 1,279,164 2.18%
Mackenzie Financial Corp. 1,255,126 2.14%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 983,685 1.68%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
MonotaRO Co.,Ltd. (3064) 62,528,00050.0%1,930,326,899 USD
Sector
Industrials
Industrial Goods
 Machinery, Equipment & Components
  Industrial Machinery & Equipment
   Industrial Machinery & Equipment - NEC
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W W Grainger Inc : Connections
Heart of Illinois United Way
The Museum of Science & Industry
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
The Nemours Foundation
Hoag Hospital Foundation
The Commercial Club of Chicago
Economic Club of Chicago
The Business Roundtable
DePaul University
The Field Museum of Natural History
Realogy Group LLC
LYFE Kitchen Restaurant LLC
Mark IV Capital, Inc.
Institute For Innovation
The University of Illinois Foundation
Company contact information
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201

Phone : +1.847.535.1000
Fax : +1.847.535.0878
Web : www.grainger.com
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