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NOTE: Recently, E&I has received word from members that they have received e-mail invoices from grainger.org addresses. Please be aware that these e-mails are fraudulent, and that any actual Grainger communication would emanate from a Grainger.com address.


As a leader in the industrial supply market, Grainger offers exceptional value, time savings and incredible discounts on the products and services to meet all of your institution’s maintenance needs. You’ll have access to over 900,000 products and replacement parts in each of the following categories:

  • Cleaning & Maintenance
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Lighting
  • Motors & Power Transmission
  • Pumps & Plumbing
  • Safety & Security
  • Electrical
  • HAC/R
  • Material Handling
  • Repair Parts
  • Test Instruments
  • Fluid Power
  • Janitorial
  • Metalworking
  • Pneumatics
  • Storage

Members will also have access to an expanded 1000 item Core Commodity Market Basket Program including top items by category purchased by E&I Members and Higher Education and the opportunity to customize a “Hot List” of frequently used products to your individual institution. The extended term (5 years with an additional 5 year extension) of the new program provides E&I Members with the opportunity to develop a long-term strategic partnership with Grainger, and demonstrate significant cost savings. In addition to the Standard Member Program, this contract also offers a Consolidated Member Program, enabling E&I members to receive an Incremental Growth Incentive that is targeted to reward and drive additional cost savings back to E&I Member institutions.


Grainger’s - Scientific Safety Supplies category program is your single solution for safety, industrial, healthcare and laboratory supplies. Take advantage of competitively bid pricing on all Grainger – Scientific Safety Supplies for scientific and safety equipment and supplies made available to you through an enhancement of the E&I Grainger contract.

Choose from more than 120,000 specially-priced products in the following categories:

  • Lab Supplies & Equipment
  • Safety Supplies
  • Chemicals
  • Public Safety
  • Spill Control
  • Material Handling
  • Signs, Labels, Tapes
  • Environmental & Forestry

Program Highlights:

  • Special contract pricing on a broad assortment of scientific and safety equipment and supplies
  • Core Market Basket of the Top 100 Lab Supplies and Top 100 Safety Supplies historically purchased by E&I Members
  • Free expert technical support
  • Pre-paid freight
  • No minimum-order limits
  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • Dedicated Grainger – Scientific Safety Supplies Product Specialists



As part of a Sustainability Solutions Program and available under the Consolidated Member Program, the following suppliers offer additional discounts:

  • GOJO - Soap and Sanitizers
  • Tough Guy - Liners & Micro Fiber Cleaning Products
  • Ramsey - Restroom Care
  • Georgia Pacific - Paper Products & Solutions
  • 3M - Cleaning Products

Learn more about Grainger's wide range of environmentally friendly "green" products and solutions by clicking here.

All members must complete the Standard Member Program Participation Form to begin using the new contract. All participating members must enroll in the Standard Member Program to begin using the new contract and/or enroll in the Consolidated Member Program. Please contact your E&I Member Relations Executive for Consolidated Member Program enrollment information.




Distributor Alliance Program
Grainger has developed a Distributor Alliance Program via this competitively solicited and awarded contract that is focused on assisting E&I members with achievement of statutory and socio-economic goals. Grainger will work with E&I members to establish a relationship with a designated small, diverse, or disadvantaged or woman owned business. For details about the Distributor Alliance Program, please contact your E&I Member Relations Executive.

Grainger is a Fortune 500 company with more than 615 local branches backed by a state-of-the-art distribution network, to help you get the job done. Working with more than 3000 suppliers, Grainger serves as a single resource for your facilities maintenance needs. Grainger provides technical support for every item in its catalog and is available to provide after-hours emergency services to E&I members free of charge.



To access Grainger FAQ’s click here.

The Grainger Supplier Catalog is now available as part of E&I's SciQuest and E&I’s Marketplace offering.









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