When it comes to business products, Essendant is considered as one of the largest companies in North America. The company was created in 1922 and was introduced as the United Stationers. It is registered as a wholesale distributor of various products that are intended to help their clients move their business and achieve greater heights.
Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Essendant generates more than $5.08 billion in annual revenue. The business is listed as a component of the Russell 3000 Index and one of the Fortune 500 companies. There are several divisions that operate within the business. These segments continue to support a wide range of industries and offers office supplies, business products, industrial offerings, electronics, furniture and janitorial products and services.
The segments include Automotive Essentials, CPO, Business & Facility Essentials and Industrial Essentials. The Automotive Essentials division is represented by 5 businesses, including MEDCO, G2S, Ace Tool Company, ETW, Tool Specialists, AIM Supply, and ALCO Tool Supply. These companies continue to supply the automotive market with various professional tools and equipment. Some of these businesses are considered as the largest in North America. CPO continues to operate more than 45 online tool specialty stores. These e-commerce sites market products that are used by millions of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) customers. The Business & Facility Essentials division is further segmented into three units, namely Business Essentials (United Stationers), Facility Essentials (Lagasse) and Printing and Imaging Essentials (Azerty). The division supplies a wide range of furniture, janitorial & sanitation products, technology items and other related merchandise for the office. The Industrial Essentials unit is represented by Ors Nasco, which continues to market various industrial products used in the oilfield, construction, safety, welding and industrial markets.
Essendant partners with a wide range of industries and remains to be a trusted partner when it comes to on-time delivery. The company goes beyond just the products they offer, they market solutions that work and brand names that have been trusted for years.