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Grainger further expands reach

April 4, 2012

CHICAGO — W.W. Grainger Inc. is expanding further into Latin America by buying Brazilian supply company AnFreixo SA, according to a press release.

Grainger, which sells hand tools, cleaning products and other equipment to businesses, bought the company from Brazilian industrial conglomerate Votorantim Group, the release stated.

According to the release, Grainger said the deal adds to other recent investments in Latin America and helps keep its customers with operations in Brazil stocked.

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