About GradeEight

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Three Divisions, One Mission

GradeEight is a national distributor of Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) products. Our 600+ associates serve 30,000 customers across the United States. We supply fasteners, electrical, chemicals, shop supplies, automotive, safety, cutting tools, abrasives, hydraulics, and janitorial supplies. Our mission is to build a great MRO company by providing quality products and comprehensive solutions through unmatched service while helping customers succeed and associates thrive.

Our Roots Run Deep

We've been at this for forty years, and we love what we do! The business started with specialty parts and tools in the automotive industry and expanded over the years to include a broad range of customers in manufacturing, transportation, utilities, mining, oil and gas, government, food preparations, and hospitality. What do they all have in common? They need MRO supplies to keep their businesses running smoothly and subject matter expertise to help solve problems.

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Uncompromising Standards

A “grade eight” bolt is the highest recognized specification for a bolt by SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers). Made from superior materials, grade eight bolts are forged at over 800 degrees Fahrenheit with a tensile strength of 150,000 pounds per square inch. Our brand is about providing the highest quality service and products in the industry.

A Team Sport

Our DNA is simple; we are service-oriented, collaborative, innovative, and responsible. We value associates based on how well they do their job, not the job they do. At GradeEight, business is a team sport.

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