Graybar opens in Panama City, Fla.

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, December 7, 2006

ST. LOUIS--Graybar, a distributor of electrical and communication products with more than 250 locations, announced Dec. 6 the opening of a 19,000-square-foot facility in Panama City, Fla. An open house and trade show, with more than 30 suppliers in attendance, will be held Dec. 7. The company now has 22 locations in Florida, including a 240,000-square-foot regional facility in Tampa, Fla.
The new facility will be headed by branch manager Dale Strothman, along with manager of customer service Robert Miller, who have a combined 20 years of service with Graybar. The Panama City branch offers counter/will-call service and local truck deliveries Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 3513 Transmitter Rd. and Highway 231. It has $700,000 of inventory in stock, with as much as $30 million available next-day from Tampa.