Chicagoland firms learn how to cut costs, go green

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: energy management

This week, Grainger, a distributor of facilities maintenance supplies, will showcase the latest industry tools and trends at the “Total MRO Solutions” trade show in Schaumburg, Ill. Informational seminars on continuous improvement and green business practices will be held in addition to a trade show featuring 250 industrial suppliers June 3-4 at the Schaumburg Convention Center.


“Local businesses are looking for new ways to become more efficient and this event will offer practical solutions to help them save time and money,” said Deb Oler, vice president, Grainger Industrial Supply Brand. “We are partnering with our customers to help them weather the economic downturn and emerge better positioned for future growth and productivity.”


Chicagoland businesses and institutions of all sizes will learn how to maximize labor-saving solutions on inventory, order processing, safety and facilities maintenance, as well as how to better incorporate sustainable business practices and green technologies to decrease operating costs and gain a competitive advantage in today’s tough economy.


Businesses or institutions interested in attending should contact their Grainger representative or visit


W.W. Grainger, Inc. with 2008 sales of $6.9 billion is the leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Panama. Through a highly integrated network including more than 600 branches, 18 distribution centers and multiple Web sites, Grainger's employees help customers get the job done.

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