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Grainger discusses ways to cut business operations costs

March 3, 2011

ORLANDO — This week, Grainger, North America''s leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, hosted a record number of attendees at its annual Customer Show in Orlando, according to a press release.

Scheduled through March 4, the event brings together more than 4,000 invited customers, 2,000 manufacturers and 3,000 Grainger employees from across the country to discuss trends in industries like manufacturing, health care and hospitality as well as strategies that help businesses of any size improve productivity, the release stated.

The event also features seminars hosted by third-party experts and gives customers the opportunity to receive accredited training on topics such as safety and sustainability, the release noted.

"Companies are looking to trim costs in new ways to improve their bottom line," said Mike Pulick, president of Grainger''s U.S. business.

"This show is one of the ways Grainger invests in our customers by providing resources and expertise to help them be more efficient as they keep their workplaces functioning and safe," Pulick added.

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