Graybar, a distributor of communications, electrical and networking materials, publishes several catalogs that provide product lists, manufacturer lists and general information about a variety of topics related to its business. Graybar also produces a 919-page catalog detailing many of its electrical products and their specifications.
Graybar offers an extensive library of downloadable catalogs and other written materials on its website. Document categories include automation, broadband utility, building intelligence, construction, data center, data communications, electric utility, electrical, energy, government, industrial, lighting, safety and security. A user can find files covering a range of topics, including line cards that simply list products and manufacturers, several-page brochures that discuss specific subjects such as government services, and full issues of Graybar ESP magazine, a resource for those in the construction trades.
Other document groupings are Graybar Services, which features brochures discussing the company's emergency services, locations and e-business solutions, among others, and Graybar Case Studies, which allow a user to read articles about real-life Graybar projects. Examples of these include school and gymnasium lighting improvements, energy cost-cutting measures and ensuring smooth, noise-free rotation at the SkyCity restaurant atop Seattle's Space Needle. A visitor to the Graybar website can also find several of these materials available in Spanish.