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W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Employees in region:
Distribution, Logistics, & Freight
HQ location:
Lake Forest, IL

Top Workplace
’10, ’11, ’12, ’13

About W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Grainger is the leading North American distributor of products that businesses and institutions need to keep their facilities running and their employees safe. We are rapidly growing in Latin America, Asia and Europe and provide 2 million customers access to more than 1 million products through branches, sellers, the phone and the web. Our 22,000 team members (about 15,000 in the U.S.) are deeply committed to serving customers, driving superior performance for the company; for the last five year period, Grainger's Total Shareholder Return (TSR) is in the 93rd percentile in the S&P 500.

What employees say

“Grainger gives me the freedom to succeed.”
“Great people and work environment, and management are all on the same page.”
“I am given opportunities to work on different tasks to continuously learn and develop new skills. I also love my job because of the people that I work with.”
“I feel valued, empowered and work with a great team. I am constantly challenged and enjoy the partnership I have with the business.”
“It is challenging and rewarding. We have line of sight on how our everyday actions affect the goals of the team and company.”
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