Tag Archives: Grainger

The Latest Blow to Restaurants? A Heater Shortage

Patio dining remains the main source of customers as weather turns cold As the restaurant industry continues to grapple with COVID-19 regulations, lukewarm attendance, and a rattled market, the approaching winter already poses a new threat it can ill afford: a shortage of affordable outdoor heating units. While this appears to be a crippling blow […]

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Grainger Things

As “silent partner” in five-way deal, industrial supply giant doubled mark-up W.W. Grainger is just one example of a company profiting off the coronavirus pandemic. At least the equipment in question in its current situation is for a useful purpose. It pays to distribute, sometimes, as Grainger was needed to facilitate an important deal recently. […]

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InGrained in Stone

Grainger honored by University of Illinois The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering will become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support, after consultation with the Chancellor’s Joint Advisory Committee on Investment, Licensing, and Naming Rights and […]

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Forbes’ list of global companies includes familiar industry names

Forbes Magazine has published an updated list of the world’s largest public corporations compiled from recent May data. Of the 1,999 companies list some familiar names from the electromechanical, energy, and electronics aftermarket can be found. The data shows General Electric as the fourth largest public company while the Sulzer Group (a Swiss consulting firm […]

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