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Minneapolis Employees Send Hunger Packing

At the end of February, employees from the Minneapolis District…

Graybar WINGS Shares the Love in Seattle

In February, the Seattle chapter of Graybar WINGS (Women Influencing…

Paving the Way

Women in Construction Week Branch Manager Gin A. began her…

Tiny Superheroes Save the Day

In December, the Strategic Accounts team volunteered to support Tiny…

Pittsburgh Branch on a Rescue Mission

In November, more than 30 employees from the Pittsburgh Branch…

Keeping the Graybar Legacy Alive

Before he retired in 1989, Gerald W. worked for Graybar…

Hammers, Nails & Levels Oh My!

This past fall, Graybar employees from across the country put…

Beard Clashes & Best ‘Staches

In November, more than 35 men from the Boston and…

Graybar Cleveland Gives Back to Autism Speaks

Last spring, the Cleveland Branch selected Autism Speaks as their…

Employees Spread Holiday Cheer

The Boston District office and the Wilmington, Mass. Branch provided…

All Hands on Deck!

Employees from the Hampton and Norfolk Branches boarded the USS…

Buffalo Employees Hit a Home Run

Employees from the Pittsburgh District had a ball raising money…

Article #4: Enos Barton: The Guiding Spirit

This is blog #4 of the Enos Barton series. Read…

Enos Barton: The Insurance Policy (Part 3 of 4)

This is blog #3 of the Enos Barton series. Read…

Texas Teddy Bear Ride

In October, Dallas employee Davey T. participated in the Children’s…

Enos Barton: Vice President at 29 (Part 2 of 4)

This is blog #2 of the Enos Barton series. Read…

Diamond Bar is Shayda Strong

A group of Graybar Diamond Bar employees recently teamed up…

Enos Barton: The Business Partner (Part 1 of 4)

Before there was a Bell System, AT&T, Western Electric Co.,…

Dallas Employees Volunteer at Texas Discovery Gardens

A group of 9 employees from Dallas recently volunteered at…

Working Together to Benefit Local JATCs

For the past three years, Graybar has assisted CommScope with…

Graybar Salutes Those Who Serve

Thanks to all the men and women of Graybar who…

Phoenix Shows Heart with Live and Silent Auction

Employees, suppliers and customers in Phoenix recently teamed up with…

The Employee Ownership Story Continues

When Graybar employees purchased the company from Western Electric in…

Infrastructure for Life

ACT I: Graybar—Hot (as in cool) since 1869 Quick. Name…

Building Homes, Communities and Hope with Habitat

Graybar employees across the country are teaming up to benefit…

Emerging Leaders: One Speed—Lightning Fast

Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti once said, “If everything seems…

Retirees Give Back

From food banks to senior centers, blood drives and school…

Corporate Volunteers in St. Louis

The Corporate Legal Department recently spent one morning volunteering at…

Victory in the Making

Graybar is powering a new era by reimagining the customer…

Graybar Employees Answer the Bell!

What could a cow or a meteor possibly have to…

Employees Have a Ball Volunteering in Wilmington, Mass.

Inside Sales Representative, Chris M. of Graybar Wilmington, Mass., recently…

New Technologies, New Products

Despite the tough economic times of the Depression, technology continued…

Harrisburg Cycles for Kids

Thanks to volunteer support from Graybar Harrisburg, nearly 30 kids…

Green Bay Gives Back to Homeless Shelters

Green Bay has been busy giving back to the community…

Care to Join Us?

Join up. Join in. Join forces. Join the club. Join…

Hard-Earned Growth in Household Products

Graybar had two main divisions in the postwar years: the…

Working to Your Heart’s Advantage

This summer, employees from Graybar Kansas City, along with their…

Giving Back One Meal at a Time

Dallas, Texas employees recently spent the day volunteering at the…

Corporate IT Celebrates Graybar 150

Corporate IT has been busy this year celebrating Graybar 150!…

Elisha Gray: The Author

This is blog #4 of the Elisha Gray series. Read…

Albany, NY Retrofits Local Fire Department with LEDs

In honor of Graybar’s 150th anniversary, the New York district…

Happy Birthday, Elisha Gray!

184 years old never looked so good! On Aug. 2,…

Connecting Communities

ACT I: Involved from the beginning. Question: How many computer…

Elisha Gray: The Inventor

(Part 3 of 4) This is blog #3 of the…

The “Gray” in Graybar

Part 2 of 4 This is blog #2 of the…

Graybar Westwood Cleans Up Reservation

Graybar Westwood employees recently spent the day volunteering at Hale…

Elisha Gray: The Early Years

Part 1 of 4 Elisha Gray was a dairy farmer…

Minneapolis Employees Stop to Smell the Roses

The Minneapolis District Sales Center recently volunteered at the 30th…

Interns and Leadership Trainees Visit St. Louis

In July, interns and leadership trainees from all over the…

Indianapolis Hosts Furry Friends at Tool Day

This year’s annual tool day in Indianapolis was bigger and…

San Diego Cleans Up Moonlight State Beach

Recently, Graybar San Diego, along with their family and friends,…

The History of the Graybar Logo

Graybar’s brand reflects where we’ve been and what we’ve become….

PURPLESTRIDE: The Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer

On June 23, 2019, employees in Dublin and Modesto along…

Honolulu Donates > 7,500 Pounds of Food!

Every year, employees in Honolulu participate in different fundraising events…

Sparking Joy in Maryland

In April, employees in Baltimore and Lanham “sparked joy” by…

Meet Me in St. Louis

For years Graybar was headquartered in the heart of New…

WINGS Spring Cleaning to Benefit VVA

This spring, the St. Louis chapter of Women Influencing Graybar’s…

Boston Lends a Hand with Habitat for Humanity

Employees in Boston recently volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of…

Walking for Wishes in STL

This spring, St. Louis area-employees and their families participated in…

Graybar Celebrates Bring Your Kids to Work Day

On April 26, Graybar celebrated Bring Your Kids to Work…

Greenville and Spartanburg Hit the Big Leagues

Employees in Greenville and Spartanburg recently enjoyed a double header…

Off to the Races–Talladega Superspeedway

Graybar was recently named the presenting sponsor of the Infield…

Then & Now: The Graybar Building

As Graybar’s first president, Albert Salt was a one-man publicity…

A Doggone Good Day

The Corporate Pricing Team, along with CommScope’s Dave Westrich, recently…

Bristol, TN Goes Casual for a Cause

In April, employees at our Bristol, TN branch celebrated Graybar’s…

Tampa District Office Gets Poetic for #Graybar150

In April, the Tampa District Office hosted a scavenger hunt….

Graybar Springs into Action with Junior Achievement

Graybar has a longstanding relationship with Junior Achievement, and provides…

Innovation Lab: “Here’s An Idea . . .”

Light travels at about 186,000 miles per second, so one…

Retiree Celebrates 100th Birthday

2019 is a big year for Graybar – the company…

Agility and Adaptability

ACT I: Reigniting the fire of Graybar’s rich history of…

And the Winner Is . . .

Sports teams have their MVPs. Hollywood has the Academy Awards….

Bakersfield “Passes Go” at Monopoly Night Fundraiser

In March, employees of our Bakersfield, CA branch spent time…

Older, More Energetic Graybar Alumni Celebrate in Vegas

In February, retirees from all across the country gathered in…

“The Bigger the Better”

Innovation is embedded in our DNA. Graybar founder Elisha Gray…

Elisha Gray and the Telephone: Does This Ring a Bell?

Alexander Graham Bell is known as the inventor of the…

People to People

Act I: The rapidly changing and accelerating needs and expectations…

Technology in our DNA

Shh! It’s a secret. Or was a secret. A really…

“Smart” Job Site Solutions

Superheroes can sometimes be found in the most unlikely places….

Celebrating a Decade of Bold Women in Construction

Did you know there’s approximately one million women employed in…

1968: Answering the Call

Say the word Carterfone and many people might guess it…

1940 & 50s: Women in Wartime

Rosie the Riveter. Everybody knew the face of the World…

1929: Have We Got a Deal for You

If you’ve ever sold a home or a business, you…

1925: Worth His Salt

In ancient times, salt was vital to people’s survival, since…

1920: The Go-Getter

“And it really works, b’jing!” In 1920, this quaint phrase…

1915: How About Waffle Irons?

Do new ideas travel at the speed of light? Sometimes…

1915: A Button Unlike Any Other

It’s impossible to wear on a lapel, and it actually…

1899: Nature’s Miracles

The chicken or the egg? East Coast or West Coast?…

1890: At Your Service

One-stop shopping. Most people appreciate the convenience of getting everything…

1861: A New Era

ACT I: The Eras of Invention, Production and Distribution Introduction…

1869: Enos Barton & Elisha Gray

Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell were among the hundreds…