Grainger To Present At The BB&T 7th Annual Commercial And Industrial Conference

     Grainger To Present At The BB&T 7th Annual Commercial And Industrial
                                  Conference

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, March 18, 2013

CHICAGO, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DG Macpherson, Senior Vice President
and President, Global Supply Chain and Corporate Strategy, will be presenting
at the BB&T 7th Annual Commercial & Industrial Conference in Coral Gables,
Florida, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The live audio webcast of the event,
scheduled for 3:15 p.m. EDT, will be available for 30 days
atwww.grainger.com/investor. The presentation slides will be posted in the
Company Information, Presentations and Webcasts section of Grainger's Investor
Relations web site, listed above.

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. with 2012 sales of $9.0 billion is North America's leading
broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with
expanding global operations. For more information about the company, visit
www.grainger.com/investor.

SOURCE W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Website: http://www.grainger.com
Website: http://www.grainger.com/investor
Contact: Media, Joseph Micucci, Director, Media Relations, O: +1-847-535-0879,
M: +1-847-830-5328, or Grainger Media Relations Hotline, +1-847-535-5678, or
Investors, Laura Brown, Senior Vice President, Communications & Investor
Relations, O: +1-847-535-0409, M: +1-847-804-1383, or William Chapman, Senior
Director, Investor Relations, O: +1-847-535-0881, M: +1-847-456-8647