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MSC to Showcase Leading Safety Products and Solutions at ASSE Annual Conference: "Safety 2013"

     MSC to Showcase Leading Safety Products and Solutions at ASSE Annual
                          Conference: "Safety 2013"

Leading Industrial Distributor Highlights Key Supplier Relationships, Breadth
of Products, Tailored Vending Solutions and Industry Expertise

PR Newswire

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 24, 2013

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. (NYSE:
MSM), a leading distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and
Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout North America,
will showcase the company's leading inventory management solutions, key
industry partnerships and vast selection of safety solutions at ASSE's annual
Safety 2013 Exposition. MSC technical experts will be on-site demonstrating
how customers can reduce the amount of time and money that's being spent on
safety-related needs through strong supplier partnerships, specialized vending
solutions and industry expertise. MSC will be in booth 727 June 24-26 at the
Las Vegas Convention Center- Las Vegas.

"We understand the challenges many companies face when it comes to navigating
changing safety industry requirements, while ensuring quality and productivity
maintain the highest standards," said Anthony Testa, safety business manager
at MSC Industrial Supply Co. "Through our strong partnerships and tailored
solutions, we provide the right expertise and industry knowledge to help our
customers meet their safety needs through the most cost-effective and
efficient approach available today."

A number of MSC's leading industry partners, including Kimberly-Clark,
Honeywell and 3M, will present a series of interactive learning sessions at
MSC's booth to demonstrate new industry-leading technologies in the safety
space. These sessions will focus on a wide array of topics, including
"Creating a Healthier, Safer, More Productive Workplace" presented by
Kimberly-Clark and "The Basics and Beyond: Using Respirator Selection to Drive
Enhanced Program Benefits" from 3M, among others. MSC will also feature its
private brand, PRO-SAFE®, which includes a line of personal protective
equipment, including eye & face protection, gloves & hand protection and more,
along with facility safety products.

"Customers need a partner who understands their needs and can deliver the
right solutions to help them continue to anticipate changing demands in the
marketplace," Testa continued. "MSC's deep understanding of manufacturers'
safety needs coupled with our deep technical expertise in supply chain
management allows us to help customers deliver against their broader business
goals."

At the show, MSC will showcase its customized vending solutions, demonstrate
how customers can streamline inventory management processes to improve
productivity on the shop floor and cut costs.

About MSC Industrial Supply Co.
MSC Industrial Supply Co. is one of the largest distributors of Metalworking
and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial
customers throughout the United States. MSC employs one of the industry's
largest sales forces and distributes approximately 600,000 industrial products
from approximately 3,000 suppliers. In-stock availability is approximately
99%, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United States on
qualifying orders up until 8 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information, visit
MSC's website at  http://www.mscdirect.com.

SOURCE MSC Industrial Supply Co.

Website: http://www.mscdirect.com
Contact: Jessica Wagner, FTI Consulting, 312-861-4707