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W.W. GRAINGER,INC.

(GWW)
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Business Summary
Logo W.W. Grainger,Inc.
W.W Grainger specializes in professional distribution of industrial supplies and equipment. The group supplies businesses and institutions with maintenance equipment, industrial safety supplies, service and maintenance parts, lighting products, ventilation equipment, pumps and plumbing products, etc.

At the end of 2018, products are marketed through a network of 547 branches (of which 283 in the United States), 31 distribution centers (of which 16 in the United States and 5 in Canada), through catalogues and the Internet.

Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: the United States (72.5%), Canada (5.8%) and other (21.7%).
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States8,31072.3%8,56172.6% +3.02%
Other2,64723%2,76023.4% +4.27%
Canada529.004.6%476.004% -10.02%
Sales per region
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States8,86577.2%9,20078% +3.78%
Other Foreign Countries2,08218.1%2,10317.8% +1.01%
Canada539.004.7%494.004.2% -8.35%
Managers and Directors
NameAgeSinceTitle
Donald Macpherson522017Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Deidra Merriwether502021Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Brian P. Anderson692011Lead Independent Director
Neil S. Novich652011Independent Director
Michael James Roberts692011Independent Director
V. Ann Hailey692011Independent Director
Stuart L. Levenick67-Lead Independent Director
Ernest Santi582011Independent Director
Rodney C. Adkins, Dr.622015Independent Director
Beatriz R. Perez502017Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 109,659,219 46,415,809 42.3% 57,134,828 52.1% 42.3%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Susan Williams 5,470,896 10.2%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 5,398,750 10.1%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) 3,095,300 5.77%
Sands Capital Management LLC 2,961,702 5.52%
Longview Partners LLP 2,689,371 5.01%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 2,289,288 4.27%
ClearBridge Investments LLC 2,049,550 3.82%
James Slavik 2,033,325 3.79%
PRIMECAP Management Co. 2,008,466 3.74%
Capital Research & Management Co. 1,962,300 3.66%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
MonotaRO Co., Ltd. (3064) 125,056,00049.9%6,271,015,657 USD
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Company contact information
W.W. Grainger,Inc.
100 Grainger Parkway
IL 60045-5201 Lake Forest, Illinois
États-Unis (les)

Phone : +1 847 535 1000
Fax : +1 847 535 0878
web site : http://www.grainger.com
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