Graybar to Open Larger Akron Facility

AKRON, OH, Dec. 8, 2010 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, is pleased to announce it will open a new facility in North Canton, Ohio, on Dec. 13, designed to serve customers throughout the Akron-Canton region. "By combining our current Akron and Canton branches into a larger, more updated facility, we will be able to provide enhanced customer service throughout the region," said Bob Smith, Graybar's director, operations for Ohio and the surrounding areas.

The new Akron facility is located at 3805 Highland Park St. Northwest in North Canton, a central location that provides convenient access to customers across Northeast Ohio. The 37,800-square-foot facility is positioned to provide Graybar's customers with comprehensive product and service offerings. Leading the branch's 26 employees is Branch Manager Jim Lostoski, a 21-year Graybar veteran.