Grainger announced the opening of its first facility in China, the Master Branch, located in the Shanghai suburb of Minhang, which will initially stock approximately 20,000 products businesses and institutions need to keep their facilities running.

Guaranteed availability of products in multiple categories will make it easy and convenient for customers to get the right solution when they need it. Grainger has also recently published a Chinese language catalog featuring all the products carried in the Master Branch and has launched a website, at, making it easy for customers in China to find and order everything they need from one source. By greatly reducing the effort needed to locate the right products to maintain their facilities, Grainger helps customers save time and money.