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Grainger Again Named One of the Fortune Best Workplaces for Women™

Oct 24, 2023

CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2023Grainger (NYSE: GWW), a leading broad line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced it has been named by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine as one of the 2023 Best Workplaces for Women, for the second year running.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of Fortune's Best Workplaces for Women,” said Matt Fortin, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “At Grainger, we strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued and can contribute their best.”

With 40 percent of its workforce identifying as women, Grainger is dedicated to cultivating a strong and inclusive culture for women. Grainger sponsors several initiatives to support women in the workplace including its Women's Business Resource Group that connects more than 1,400 women and allies across North America. Grainger is also a corporate member of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council and a partner of the International Women’s Forum. All U.S. team members receive competitive and flexible benefits spanning team members' emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing, including: An automatic six percent 401(k) company contribution, parental and maternity leave, employee assistance programs, and tuition reimbursement.

The Best Workplaces for Women list is extremely competitive. Fortune partners with Great Place to Work®, using their methodology to evaluate thousands of organizations across the U.S. with nearly 1.3 million responses this year.

To learn more about a career at Grainger, visit For more information on what Grainger offers for team members, visit

In 2023, Grainger also ranked as a Best Workplace for Millennials and Best Workplace in Chicago. It also was on the lists of 100 Best Companies to Work For, World’s Most Innovative Companies, and World’s Most Admired Companies. To read more of what team members said about why Grainger is a great workplace, visit Grainger's Great Place to Work profile.

To see the full list of Fortune's "Best Workplaces for Women," visit Best Workplaces for Women.

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About Grainger
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2022 sales of $15.2 billion, is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. Grainger achieves its purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with innovative technology and deep customer relationships. The Company operates two business models. In the High-Touch Solutions segment, Grainger offers more than 2 million maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products and several services, such as technical support and inventory management. In the Endless Assortment segment, offers customers access to more than 11 million items, and provides more than 20 million items. For more information, visit

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