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Distributors Land on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies Lists

Graybar tops diversified wholesalers segment list.

Several distributors have landed on Fortune’s 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies Lists.

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Graybar, Grainger, Rexel, Airgas and Genuine Parts Company were all on the Diversified Wholesalers list. Graybar topped the diversified segment list, and Grainger was No. 2.

Avnet, Arrow Electronics, Tech Data and Ingram Micro were recognized on the Electronics Wholesalers list.

Sysco, United Natural Foods, CHS and Unified Grocers were listed under Food and Grocery Wholesalers.

And McKesson, Henry Schein, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen were recognized under Health Care Wholesalers.

“We are honored to receive the top ranking among the largest diversified wholesalers in the world,” said Graybar President and CEO Kathleen M. Mazzarella.

Paris-based electrical distributor Rexel, ranked third in the diversified category, said it felt the company had a growing reputation supported by the launch of its Energy in Motion corporate plan last year.

“We are delighted to be included again this year in this prestigious annual survey, and honored to have been recognized by our peers in the distribution sector as a leading worldwide player,” said Chairman Rudy Provoost.

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