Although 70 percent of the annual snowfall in the United States falls between December and February, research indicates only 18 percent of adults living in storm-prone areas describe themselves as “very prepared” for a natural disaster such as a winter storm, according to Grainger, Lincolnshire, Ill.
Seeing opportunity in the other 82 percent, Grainger has launched a campaign to help organizations throughout North America prepare for the upcoming winter storm season. The company's winter storm program includes a 12-page Winter Storm Preparedness Guide and a dedicated Web site, www.grainger.com/winterprep, to educate customers and mitigate some of the potential dangers caused by winter storms.
Got an Item for Bulletin Board?
It's easy to have your company included in the pages of Electrical Wholesaling's Bulletin Board. It's as simple as submitting a description and photographs.
Some of the subjects covered in Bulletin Board include:
- Charitable Events/Donations
- Product Promotions
- Distributor Support/Training
- Ground Breakings
- Industry Awards/Recognitions
Send pertinent information to Doug Chandler, Executive Editor, 9800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66212. Or you may e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org. All electronic photos should be in “jpg,” “tif” or “eps” format at no less than 300 dots per inch (DPI). Questions? Call (913) 967-1951.