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    W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

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    236.70 Up 0.05(0.02%) Jul 1, 4:05PM EDT
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    W.W. Grainger, Inc.
    100 Grainger Parkway
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    United States - Map
    Phone: 847-535-1000
    Website: http://www.grainger.com

    Details 
    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Services
    Industry:Industrial Equipment Wholesale
    Full Time Employees:22,300

    Business Summary 

    W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, instruments, welding and shop equipment, and other products. In addition, the company sells private label brands. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. It serves small and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. The company also operates in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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    Corporate Governance 
    W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. James T. Ryan , 57
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    2.72M0.00
    Mr. Ronald L. Jadin , 55
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    1.43M623.00K
    Mr. John L. Howard , 57
    Sr. VP and Gen. Counsel
    1.33M1.69M
    Mr. Court D. Carruthers , 43
    Sr. VP and Group Pres of Americas
    1.05M5.35M
    Mr. Donald G. Macpherson , 47
    Sr. VP and Group Pres of Global Supply Chain & International
    1.35M2.04M
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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