Grainger presented Elkay Manufacturing Co. and Bradley Corp. with its Partners in Performance Supplier Award.

W.W. Grainger's prestigious Partners in Performance Supplier Award for 2005 was presented to Elkay Manufacturing Co. and Bradley Corp. at Grainger's Partners in Performance Supplier Conference held in Itasca, Ill.

Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions throughout North America, presents the award annually to a select group of suppliers for outstanding performance throughout the year. The award recognizes suppliers who achieve excellence in several categories, including responsiveness, information integrity, on-time shipping and order fulfillment.

About 2 percent of Grainger's 1,200 suppliers receive this award each year.