Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “MSC,” the “Company,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) is one of the largest direct marketers and distributors of a broad range of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (“MRO”) products to customers throughout North America. In April 2013, we completed the acquisition of the North American distribution business (“BDNA”) of Barnes Group Inc. (“Barnes”), a leading distributor of fasteners and other high margin, low cost consumables with a broad distribution footprint throughout the U.S. and Canada. BDNA has a strong presence with customers across manufacturing, government, transportation and natural resources end-markets. The BDNA business specializes in lowering the total cost of its customers' inventory management through storeroom organization and vendor managed inventory. ... More ...