Print Page | Close Window

Welcome to the Media Room




Recent News Releases

More >>
DateTitle 
02/12/18Grainger Demonstrates Value and an Effortless Customer Experience at The 2018 Grainger Show Grainger Experts and Suppliers Come Together To Help Solve Customer Problems on Cost, Productivity and Safety
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2018 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today welcomes more than 12,000 attendees to its annual Grainger Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Scheduled through Feb. 13, the industry-leading event features supplier representatives and Grainger experts aimed at helping professionals keep their operations running and their people safe.“An... 
Printer Friendly Version
01/31/18Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) declared a cash dividend of $1.28 per share payable on March 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 12, 2018. W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2017 sales of $10.4 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America.   View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grai... 
Printer Friendly Version
01/29/18Grainger Named to Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' List For 2018
Company Ranks First in Wholesalers: Diversified Category for Fifth Straight Year CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is again named to Fortune's annual list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2018. Among competitors in the Wholesalers: Diversified category, Grainger ranks No. 1 for the fifth consecutive year. "It's an honor to earn a spot on... 
Printer Friendly Version
01/24/18Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2017
Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of $2.63; $2.94 Adjusted EPS Updates 2018 EPS Guidance 2017 Highlights - Sales of $10.4 billion, up 3 percent - Reported EPS of $10.02, up 2 percent - Adjusted EPS of $11.46, down 1 percent - Cash flow from operations of $1.1 billion, up 3 percent - Cash returned to shareholders of $910 million Fourth Quarter Highlights - Sales up 7 percent, volume up 11 percent - Adjusted EPS up 20 percent CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainge... 
Printer Friendly Version
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... 
Printer Friendly Version
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... 
Printer Friendly Version
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... 
Printer Friendly Version
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 ... 
Printer Friendly Version
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 ... 
Printer Friendly Version