Grainger (Chicago) opened a new distribution center in Minooka, Ill. The one-million-sq-ft facility serves as the company’s new central stocking distribution center and runs an automated system.

Comfort Supply (Nashville) was named to the “2013 Inc. 500|5000” list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Ranked 4,442 overall, the company cited a three-year growth rate of 53 percent.