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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014--(PR Newswire)--

Global Industrial Awarded Prestigious B2B Standard of Excellence Award by the Web Marketing Association

Interactive B2B Website Receives Recognition for Achievement in Design, Technology, Innovation, Interactivity, Content, Copywriting and Ease of Use

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Industrial (, a Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX) business, today announced that it was awarded the B2B Standard of Excellence Award 2014 for its interactive Global Industrial Website by the Web Marketing Association (WMA).

As part of its ongoing efforts to drive innovation and customer satisfaction, Global Industrial is constantly improving its B2B website to provide a first class customer experience.  In order to deliver the most intuitive and efficient access to its vast product offering the Company has made a number of recent enhancements to its site including optimized navigation, advanced graphics and images, additional product information and video content, and innovative account management tools.

"This esteemed honor from the WMA is a reflection of our customer centric focus and the dedication and talent of our entire team," said Bob Dooley, President of Global Industrial.  "Our interactive technology and user friendly interface allows us to provide the detailed product information, intuitive search and advanced account management tools, as well as other features that are highly valued by our customers.  With a dynamic IT platform we are well positioned to continue to expand the products and services we offer the B2B marketplace and deliver additional value to our customers."

Global Industrial's submission was judged against prominent companies from 96 industries in WMA's 18th annual international competition. Entries were judged based on strict criteria in design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use by a range of experienced professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in web development, design and marketing. The winners were recognized for achieving a standard of excellence for which all websites should strive.

Global Industrial is an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America, with more than 1 million industrial and business products sold through its website, corporate sales staff and full color catalogs. Its customers include small to large corporations, institutions and government agencies as well as consumers. Global Industrial is committed to elevating the online shopping experience with new, exclusive and award winning content that provides a personal experience with their products.

About Global Industrial
Global Industrial ( is a Systemax Inc. business. Global carries over 1 million industrial, material handling and business products for Fortune 1000 companies, small businesses, institutions and government agencies.

About Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc. (, a Fortune 1000 company, sells industrial and technology products through a system of branded e-Commerce websites, relationship marketers and retail stores in North America and Europe. The primary brands are Global Industrial, MISCO, Inmac Wstore and TigerDirect.

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SOURCE Systemax Inc.

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