Graybar Grows from Coast to Coast

Leading distributor expands presence across the United States

ST. LOUIS, October 14, 2009 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services, is positioning several of its facilities to strategically prepare for future growth and better serve its customers in key markets.

Graybar has expanded its footprint in California by opening a sales office in Dublin, Calif., relocating its Martinez, Calif. branch, and opening a full-service branch in Santa Rosa, Calif. It also expanded its City of Industry, Calif. facility, which will be a full-service logistics center for Southern California.

In addition, Graybar recently relocated its branches in Cleveland, Ohio, Indianapolis, Ind., Fayetteville, Ga. and Jackson, Miss., to enhance service to customers in those areas.

Later this year, Graybar plans to enhance its New York and New Jersey presence by opening a full-service logistics center in Carteret, N.J., along with new offices for its sales, service and administrative personnel in Nassau County, N.Y., and Middlesex County, N.J.

"By strategically investing in our facilities, Graybar demonstrates an ongoing commitment to work to our customers' advantage while solidifying our national distribution network for future growth," says Robert A. Reynolds, Jr., Graybar's chairman, president and CEO.