Melville, New York, July 21, 2009 – MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., the country's leading distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) supplies, will host two Customer Appreciation Days this summer. The events will be held on August 27 in Mableton, Georgia and September 17 in Jonestown, Pennsylvania.
"We established these events to show our gratitude to the customers who provide MSC with continued business and support," said Dave Wright, Vice President of Sales at MSC Industrial Direct. "Customer Appreciation Days will grant them the opportunity to not only learn more about MSC and its products but also meet suppliers and sales associates who can help improve the productivity and profitability of their businesses."
Attendees at the Mableton, Georgia event will receive discounts on items featured by exhibiting suppliers, participate in facility tours and raffles and see Lee "Hackman" Breton of Lenox Industrial Tools. Mr. Breton, also known as Lenox Hackman, will demonstrate the tremendous quality and durability of the new Lenox T2 TechnologyTM reciprocating and hacksaw blade. Additionally, MSC has arranged for the #18 M&M's/Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry, which is owned by Joe Gibbs Racing, to be present at both Customer Appreciation Days.
About MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. is one of the premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (“MRO”) supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States. MSC distributes approximately 590,000 industrial products from approximately 3,000 suppliers to approximately 364,000 customers. In- stock availability is approximately 99%, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United States on qualifying orders up until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. MSC reaches its customers through a combination of approximately 27 million direct-mail catalogs and CD-ROMs, 97 branch sales offices, 912 sales people, the Internet and associations with some of the world's most prominent B2B e-commerce portals. For more information, visit the Company's website at http://www.mscdirect.com.