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01/11/18Grainger Named a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials by The Women's Choice Award
CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, received recognition from The Women's Choice Award for being a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials. The award acknowledges companies that help millennial women grow professionally and advance their careers, while also catering to their lifestyle. The Women's Choice Award for "Best Companies to Work For" refl... 
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12/15/17Grainger Appoints Mark Lohman to Chief Information Security Officer
CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2017 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Lohman joined Grainger in 2014 as senior director of information security and business continuity. Since then, he has played an important role in establishing and maintaining the company's cybersecurity vi... 
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12/14/17Grainger Celebrates 90th Anniversary with Year-Long Focus on Volunteerism and Philanthropy
CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2017 by embracing its long-standing culture of service and giving. During the year, Grainger team members focused on the company's core philanthropic pillars – disaster preparedness and response, and education and workforce development – dedicating time and resources to serve its lo... 
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12/12/17W.W. Grainger, Inc., Names Lucas E. Watson to its Board of Directors
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Lucas E. Watson to its Board, effective December 12, 2017. Watson, age 46, is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer for Intuit Inc., where he is responsible for building the financial software company's ... 
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11/30/17Grainger Celebrates the Grand Opening of its Northeast Distribution Center in New Jersey
The 1.3-Million-Square-Foot, State-of-the-Art Facility Helps Get More Products to Customers in the Northeast by the Next Day BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, hosted a grand opening to celebrate its new distribution center in Bordentown Township, N.J. The 1.3 million-square-foot facility stocks more than 300,000 items and allows ... 
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11/20/17Grainger Earns Top Marks on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index
Human Rights Campaign Foundation Scores Grainger 100 Percent on Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality for Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, earned a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fourth consecutive year and the designation of a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the H... 
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11/10/17Grainger Provides Outlook At Analyst Meeting
Reiterates 2017 guidance and issues 2018 EPS guidance of $10.60 to $11.80 CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today held its Annual Analyst Meeting in Lake Forest, Ill. DG Macpherson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, hosted the event. The meeting also included a presentation from Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. ... 
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11/08/17Grainger Survey of Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Recipients Reveals Optimism about Skilled and Certified Workforce Careers
Survey Also Indicates Lower Consideration from High School Graduates CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today released results of a survey aimed at understanding the attitudes, motivations and opinions of those pursuing careers in the skilled trades, supply chain management and public safety. Grainger surveyed 21... 
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11/06/17Grainger To Host Annual Analyst Meeting
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, will host its Annual Analyst Meeting on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Lake Forest, Ill.  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer D.G. Macpherson will host the event.  The meeting will also include a presentation from Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The event will be webcast live beginning at ... 
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