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MSC Industrial Supply Prepares for Expansion, Opening Co-Headquarters In Davidson, North Carolina

A distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations, services and supplies to industrial customers, MSC Industrial Supply, opened its co-headquarters in Davidson, North Carolina.

In June 2012 the Melville, New York firm said it would be co-locating its headquarters in Davidson, in a move to support the future expansion. Its new six-story facility spans 180,000 square feet and has the capacity for 750 associates with room for future expansion.

The Davidson office will include associates who specialize in all areas of MSC's business, including; corporate positions which range from management, IT, finance, human resources, product management, digital marketing and communications. The company currently has about 150 associates in the Davidson offices, with plans to hire an additional 50 associates before the end of 2014.

"The investments we are making in MSC are going to ensure a strong growth path well into the future. We looked long and hard to find a place that would serve us well along that path and Davidson fit all of our criteria," said Erik Gershwind, President and Chief Executive Officer of MSC.

"The entire Charlotte-Mecklenberg region offers an experienced talent pool, a strong commitment to the vitality of the business community and a wonderful place for our associates to have some fun and raise their families,” he added.

"We are pleased to welcome MSC to Davidson, North Carolina and look forward to their continued contributions to the region's workforce," said Davidson Mayor John Woods. "The addition of MSC to our strong business community is a testament to the State's valuable resources, including a strong talent pool, which continue to help businesses thrive."

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