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March 13, 2012

Graybar Engages SupplyPro to Provide Industry-Leading Point-of-Use Vending Solutions to Customers


SAN DIEGO / ST.LOUIS – March 13, 2012 – SupplyPro, the premier provider of Point-of-Use (POU) inventory management solutions, today announced that Graybar has become an approved reseller of the SupplyPro vending solutions. Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, is dedicating sales and marketing resources to establish a vending program to serve the needs of its client- base.

“Graybar is setting a new bar for combining their services with our vending solutions,” said David J. Simbari, President and CEO of SupplyPro, Inc. “Competition for gaining market share via vending services is at an all time high and the team at Graybar has stepped up to establish their own strong opportunity in this market. We look forward to providing support for their initiatives and creating a relationship that will benefit Graybar and their customers.”

“Graybar was looking for a vending provider with a wide range of solutions, along with a great deal of implementation experience, and we have that with SupplyPro,” said Graybar Vice President, Product Management Bob Siegel. “Their SupplyPort web-based data management engine and extensive integration capabilities will allow us to utilize vending transaction data to improve materials distribution visibility and efficiency, which should assist our customers in managing their equipment costs.”

Graybar and SupplyPro will be co-presenting SupplyPro’s suite of vending solutions at the upcoming Maintenance and Reliability Technology Summit (MARTS) 2012 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL on March 13-14, 2012.

To see the SupplyPro vending solution set offered by Graybar visit http://www.graybar.com/services/supplypro.

About SupplyPro – Simplicity that Delivers

SupplyPro, Inc. is the premier provider of Point-of-Use (POU) inventory management solutions with over 5,500 installations in 40 countries. Our solutions bring proven simplification to the distribution and management of MROP, safety and tooling supplies at the work cell. They are easily adaptable to customers’ business environments to deliver the industry’s highest return on investment. SupplyPro is the industry-leader in interfacing with existing ERP and supply chain systems. For more information, visit www.supplypro.com, email info@supplypro.com or call 1.513.671.4933 x 107.

About Graybar

Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of nearly 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.


Media Contacts:

Jennifer A. Kamienski
VP – Global Marketing SupplyPro, Inc. 201.661.3724 jkamienski@supplypro.com

Stephanie Wilga Communications Specialist Graybar
314.573.2578 Stephanie.wilga@graybar.com