W.W. Grainger
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Wholesalers: Diversified: 1
(Previous rank: 2)
Overall score: 7.55

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W.W. Grainger stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 1
People management 1
Use of corporate assets 1
Social responsibility 1
Quality of management 1
Financial soundness 1
Long-term investment 1
Quality of products/services 1
Global competitiveness 2
Most Admired
1 W.W. Grainger 7.55
2 Graybar Electric 6.45
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 6.00
4 Rexel 5.84
5 Genuine Parts 5.52
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
6 Anixter International 5.41
7 Airgas 5.31
8 World Fuel Services 5.30
9 VWR Funding 5.14
10 WESCO International 4.81
From the March 22, 2010 issue
Headquarters
100 Grainger Pkwy.
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-535-1000
www.grainger.com
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