Posted July 8, 2020

Distributors named among 50 Best Companies to Sell For

Five industrial distributors were recognized by Selling Power magazine in its list of the "50 Best Companies to Sell For" in 2020.

Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power publishes the "50 Best Companies to Sell For" list based on an evaluation of compensation and benefits; hiring, sales enablement and training; and customer retention. This is the 20th consecutive year the list has appeared in Selling Power, which has been in publication since 1981.

Graybar Electric (No. 17), Wurth Industries (No. 22), Kimball Midwest (No. 27), Lawson Products (No. 33) and Grainger (No. 49) were selected for this year's list. 

“We’re delighted to be included again in Selling Power’s rankings,” said Patrick McCurdy III, Kimball Midwest’s vice president of sales. “Our team is working hard every day to continue to attract and develop a world-class sales team to meet the maintenance, repair and operations needs of our customers from coast to coast.”

"Grainger's inclusion on this list is a tremendous honor and proves our sales organization's impressive ability to seamlessly partner with customers to meet all their MRO needs," said Deidra Merriwether, Grainger senior vice president and president, North American Sales and Services. "At Grainger, we maintain a culture of constant learning and development, and on ensuring our customers can rely on their Grainger sales partner to help them keep their team members safe and their business operating."