What happened Acklands Grainger?

In 1996, Acklands was purchased by Grainger, the largest industrial distributor in the United States, and the Acklands name was changed to Acklands-Grainger Inc. Today, there is a new chapter being written as we continue to build on the core values founded over 130 years ago.

What does WW Grainger sell?

The company now serves more than 3 million customers worldwide with offerings such as motors, lighting, material handling, fasteners, plumbing, tools, and safety supplies, along with inventory management services and technical support. Revenue is generally from business-to-business sales rather than retail sales.

Does Grainger Canada sell to the public?

Grainger offers its Products for sale to Buyers for use or consumption for business purpose in Canada, and only in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications, requirements, recommendations and warranties. By placing an order, Buyer is representing that it is purchasing for business and not consumer purposes.

Is Grainger a Canadian company?

As one of Canada’s largest industrial suppliers, we are proud to offer a large selection of private-label and brand-name products from some of the world’s top manufacturers and to work alongside many companies across Canada in a range of industries.

Who owns acklands?

W. W. GraingerAcklands Grainger / Parent organization

Who is the owner of Grainger?

2013 Billionaires Net Worth. David Grainger is the largest individual stockholder of W.W. Grainger, the industrial supply company founded by his father William W. Grainger in Chicago in 1927. David joined the company in 1952 and became a director of it the next year.

Is Zoro and Grainger the same company?

About Zoro.com: Zoro.com (a subsidiary of W.W. Grainger, Inc.), is a one-stop destination for parts, tools and supplies for all kinds of businesses, and offers a comprehensive buying experience that’s both fast and hassle-free.

Where is Grainger based?

Lake Forest, Illinois
Grainger is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

How long does Grainger take to ship?

Transit Time Most orders for products in stock are filled within 48 hours (two business days). Upon request, we can expedite orders to ship within 24 hours if all products are available. For hard-to-find items not stocked in a Grainger facility, time depends on manufacturer’s availability.

How many Grainger branches are there in Canada?

30 locations
Locate a Grainger Canada Branch Make Grainger Canada your one stop. With over 30 locations, we are located to help you get what you need, when you need it.

Where is Grainger HQ located?

Lake Forest, ILW. W. Grainger / Headquarters

Who founded Grainger?

William W. “Bill” Grainger
Pioneer of entrepreneurship and innovation as Founder and Chief Executive of W. W. Grainger, Inc. William W. “Bill” Grainger founded a wholesale electric motor sales and distribution business in Chicago in 1927.