Graybar Signs Distribution Agreement with Emerson Network Power

ST. LOUIS, July 12, 2010 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has signed a distribution agreement with Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™. This agreement represents the formal execution of a long-standing but informal relationship between Graybar and Emerson Network Power.

Under the terms of the agreement, Graybar will market and distribute Liebert products and solutions from Emerson Network Power. Liebert uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling systems and other solutions have the ability to optimize mission-critical power infrastructure, reduce costs and deliver high availability. Emerson Network Power's Liebert products complement Graybar's existing portfolio of capabilities that support rapid, efficient deployment of data centers with reduced risk and lower total cost of ownership.

"Graybar is excited to offer Emerson Network Power's innovative Liebert products and services to help support customers' business-critical technology systems," said Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar's senior vice president of sales and marketing. "This further emphasizes Graybar's commitment to provide best-in-class solutions from leading manufacturers that work to our customers' advantage."