W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Headquarters: Lake Forest, IL, United States

Founded: 1927

Employees: 22,700

CEO: Mr. Donald G. Macpherson

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Market Cap

$28.09 Billion

USD as of Jan. 1, 2023

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Detailed Description

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, High-Touch Solutions N.A. and Endless Assortment. It offers safety and security supplies, material handling and storage equipment, pumps and plumbing equipment, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking and hand tools. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company serves businesses, corporations, government entities, and other institutions through sales and service representatives, and electronic and ecommerce channels. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Stocks & Indices

W.W. Grainger, Inc. has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: NYSE: GWW

Stock: Bovespa: G1WW34

Stock: XETR: GWW

Key People

Founder(s): William Wallace Grainger

D. G. Macpherson (chairman & CEO) Deidra (Dee) Merriwether (senior VP & CFO)


Revenue: US$11.80 billion (2020)

Operating income: US$1.02 billion (2020)

Net income: US$695.0 million (2020)

Total assets: US$6.3 billion (2020)

Total equity: US$2.1 billion (2020)



100 Grainger Parkway

Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201

United States

Phone: 847 535 1000