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W.W. Grainger
W.W. Grainger
W.W. Grainger is a company providing maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services.
Applied Industrial Technologies
Applied Industrial Technologies
Applied Industrial Technologies is a company that distributes industrial products.
Ferguson Enterprises
Ferguson Enterprises
We are the largest plumbing wholesale distributor in the US.
MRC Global
MRC Global
MRC Global is a distributor of pipe, valves, and fitting products and services to the energy industry.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1927
Founding Date
1923
Founding Date
1953
Founding Date
1921
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Lake Forest, US HQ
Mumbai, IN
Jakarta, ID
Dubai, AE
Doral, US
Houston, US
Locations
HQ
Locations
Newport News, US HQ
Locations
Houston, US HQ
Jandakot, AU
Lytton, AU
Royal Park, AU
Antwerpen, BE
Sint Agatha Berchem, BE
Anzac, CA
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Employees
Employees
22,7004% increase
Employees
5,90010% decrease
Employees
16,3141% increase
Employees
2,84710% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
24.6 b
Valuation ($)
4.1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
830 m
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
26.3 k
Twitter followers
1.1 k
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
18
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
16
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
37.5%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
199806
Alexa Website Rank
52916
Alexa Website Rank
401232
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.5
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
3.5

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$13b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
$3.2b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$2.6b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$8.3b (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
$2.3b (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$2.1b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$4.7b (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
$935.5m (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$431m (FY, 2020)
Net income
Net income
$1.1b (FY, 2021)
Net income
$144.8m (FY, 2021)
Net income
N/A
Net income
($274m) (FY, 2020)

Operating

Branches
Branches
343 (FY, 2021)
Branches
N/A
Branches
N/A
Branches
169 (FY, 2018)
Distribution Centers
Distribution Centers
31 (FY, 2021)
Distribution Centers
N/A
Distribution Centers
N/A
Distribution Centers
15 (FY, 2018)
Suppliers
Suppliers
5 k (FY, 2021)
Suppliers
N/A
Suppliers
N/A
Suppliers
11 k (Q3, 2019)
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Applied Industrial Technologies
HQ
Employees
5,900↓ 10% decrease

Applied Industrial Technologies is a company that distributes industrial products.

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Ferguson Enterprises
HQ
Newport News, US

We are the largest plumbing wholesale distributor in the US.

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MRC Global
HQ
Houston, US
Employees
2,847↓ 10% decrease

MRC Global is a distributor of pipe, valves, and fitting products and services to the energy industry.

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