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Company Overview

Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.


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Founded in 1869 by inventor Elisha Gray and entrepreneur Enos Barton, Graybar has been one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America since 1929. Click the link below to read "The Graybar Story".

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Through a network of 290 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, our 8,500 employees serve more than 145,000 customers. Our corporate headquarters are located in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Services & Products

Graybar works with top manufacturers to distribute a wide range of products for all types of projects.  In addition to our core electrical, communications and data networking (comm/data) categories, we also offer lighting, MRO, safety, security, and other products needed across a variety of industries.
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Graybar specializes in complete building solutions, and can help customers manage even the largest projects. Services include logistics, inventory, and materials management, process efficiency, complete building systems, and other business services. ​​​​
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Graybar is focused on helping contractors improve their efficiency and profitability. Learn more from our customers by watching the clip on this page, or click the link below to see the full video.
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Explosive Rebate Offer on Motorola Radios

Choose a free radio or multi-unit charger or a Visa gift card for every 6 radios purchased 9/1/18 to 12/31/18.

For complete details and to claim your free radio(s) or multi-unit charger(s) or Visa gift card(s), go to www.MotorolaSolutionsRadioRewards.com.
You are eligible to receive your choice of one free radio or multi-unit charger or Visa gift card for every 6 qualifying radios purchased between September 1 and December 31, 2018. Every 6 radios must be from the same product series. This offer must be claimed in increments of 6 radios and is limited to 60 radios per customer/company. Radios do not have to be purchased at the same time or on the same invoice. You must fill out the online submission form and supply all requested documentation by 1-15-19.

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OSHA's New Silica Regulations: Is Your Organization Ready?

On June 23, 2016, OSHA issued two new standards designed to protect workers from inhaling harmful crystalline silica. The deadline for compliance with the standards is September 23, 2017. Is your organization ready?

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Healthcare's Fight Against Malware

If you’ve been online or read the news recently, you’ve probably heard about the wave of ransomware attacks targeting businesses and organizations across the globe. Outbreaks have affected hundreds of organizations, including FedEx, Nissan, police in India and China, and a massive amount of Russian government and infrastructure.

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Ty Rap Promotion

Celebrate Ty-raps 60th anniversary with a free gift! For a limited time, customers can receive a free gift for orders of $100 or more on eligible Ty-rap cable ties.

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Buy GE LED Lamps During the Month of October and Receive a FREE GIFT

Graybar Customers can earn cool swag for purchasing GE LED tubes or LED replacement lamps for HID from Graybar during October. Government, healthcare, and education employees are not eligible for free offers. Subject to official rules. Learn more here.

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With 8,500 employees in more than 290 locations across North America including Canada and Puerto Rico, Graybar is a national company with local career opportunities, including:

  • Sales Representatives
  • Business Development Managers
  • Material Handlers
  • Delivery Drivers
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Internship Program

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Awards & Accolades

• No. 426 on the FORTUNE 500 ranking of America’s largest companies (2018)
• No. 55 on the Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies list (2017)
• Named to FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies list for the 16th year (2018)
• Named by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” (2018)
• No. 13 on the National Center for Employee Ownership “Employee Ownership 100” list (2018)
• No. 3 on the Modern Distribution Management Market Leaders list (2018)
• No. 3 on Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 200 Electrical Distributors list (2018)
• Named one of the Top Workplaces in Atlanta, the California Bay Area and St. Louis (2018)
• On Broadband Communities’ Fiber to the Home Top 100 list (2018) 
• Named one of Selling Power’s “Best Companies to Sell For” (2018)


Affiliations & Associations

US-Green-Building-Council (1)
IEC (1)
Energy-Star (1)
BBB (1)


As a leading North American distributor, Graybar operates with one clear mission: to serve as the vital link in the supply chain, adding value for customers and suppliers with innovative solutions and services. Graybar’s strategy is to sustain the organization as an independent and employee-owned company, while achieving the results that position the company as an industry leader and allows Graybar to work to the advantage of those it serves.

Board of Directors

Kathy M. Mazzarella

Chairman, President and CEO
Joined Graybar in 1980

David A. Bender

Atlanta District Vice President
Joined Graybar in 1988

Scott S. Clifford

Senior Vice President,
Supply Chain Management
Joined Graybar in 1994

Matthew W. Geekie

Senior Vice President, Secretary
and General Counsel
Joined Graybar in 2008

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Richard H. Harvey

New York District Vice President
Joined Graybar in 1983

Randall R. Harwood

Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Joined Graybar in 1978

Robert C. Lyons

Regional Vice President
Joined Graybar in 1979

William P. Mansfield

Senior Vice President, Marketing
Joined Graybar in 1987

David G. Maxwell

Senior Vice President, Sales
Joined Graybar in 1985

Beverly L. Propst

Senior Vice President,
Human Resources
Joined Graybar in 2002


ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard

Graybar's registration to the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard represents a major achievement in establishing and maintaining a quality process. Our goal is to achieve excellence in customer service by monitoring and meeting specific performance standards. Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, the name "ISO" does not stand for the initials of the organization, but is derived from the Greek word isos, which means, "equal."

ISO-registered organizations document what they do, and do what they document. The registration process shows us where we can improve service levels, streamline the way we do our jobs, and drive costs down. All this makes for a productive organization that can stay focused on what is important - delivering superior distribution service to our customers. Graybar’s Quality Management System and all Graybar locations are registered to the quality standards established by ISO.


Corporate Responsibility

At Graybar, we believe being a good corporate citizen is simply the right thing to do. As employee-owners, we make decisions with a long-term view in mind. We have a unique and personal responsibility to each other and the Company, to our customers, and to our communities where we live and work. Holding ourselves accountable for delivering results in these three areas is something Graybar takes seriously. 

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