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Grainger Opens Branch to Support Customers in Bakken Oil Fields

New North Dakota branch will offer thousands of Grainger products, with a particular focus on safety.

Grainger (NYSE: GWW), No. 2 on MDM’s list of the top 40 industrial distributors, has opened a new branch in Williston, ND, to support customers in the Bakken oil fields.

The 12,000-square-foot Williston branch will stock thousands of products, with inventory tailored to businesses operating in the Bakken oil fields, with a particular focus on safety products and training.

“Activity in the Bakken oil fields is growing rapidly, putting a strain on the existing supply chain infrastructure, which businesses in the region rely upon to keep their operations running and their people safe,” said Charles Warren, director of natural resources at Grainger. “The Williston branch will allow Grainger to increase our support and service levels to all customers operating in the Bakken so they can focus on getting their job done and doing it safely.”

Grainger has served customers in North Dakota since 1978.

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