Business Category: Major Employers
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois in 1927, Grainger is an international company with locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Grainger offers more than 1.6 million maintenance repair and operating products and the world’s most comprehensive assortment of inventory management and technical support solutions to more than 3.2 million customers.
Through a highly integrated network including individual branches, 18 distribution centers and multiple channels, Grainger's team members help customers get the job done, saving them time and money by having the right products to keep their facilities running. Grainger’s largest presence in Summit County is its Distribution Center in Macedonia.
Grainger’s mission is to help professionals keep their operations running and their people safe. This is accomplished by solving problems to create more productive, efficient and sustainable organizations. Its strength lies in its sustainability, a unique perspective earned through a more than 90 year history.