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    W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

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    225.88 Down 1.64(0.72%) May 27, 4:00PM 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

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Services
    Industry:Industrial Equipment Wholesale
    Full Time Employees:24,400

    Business Summary 

    W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions. 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, welding and shop equipment, and other products. The company 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 the United States, Canada, 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 May 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. James T. Ryan , 58
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    2.20M21.51M
    Mr. Ronald L. Jadin , 56
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    1.17M2.41M
    Mr. Donald G. Macpherson , 48
    Chief Operating Officer
    1.37M833.00K
    Mr. John L. Howard , 58
    Sr. VP and Gen. Counsel
    1.02M1.18M
    Mr. Joseph C. High , 61
    Chief People Officer and Sr. VP
    750.00K513.00K
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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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