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Global Industrial Awarded Outstanding Achievement in Mobile 2013 by the Web Marketing Association

Global Industrial's Tablet Optimized Mobile Website Receives Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Mobile in Online Award Competition

Company Release - 11/20/2013 12:30 PM ET

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Industrial (www.globalindustrial.com), part of the Industrial Products Group of Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX), today announced that it was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Mobile 2013 for the Global Industrial Tablet Optimized Mobile Website by the Web Marketing Association (WMA).

Global Industrial is constantly increasing its product and category offering to meet the diverse needs of its customers. Recent enhancements to the mobile website include the optimizing of tablet functionality for the increasing volume of mobile transactions.

"Our team at Global Industrial worked diligently to transform our tablet site into a finger-friendly business tool, bringing forward powerful account management and ordering features that meet the unique needs of consumers in the business-to-business market," said Bob Dooley, President of Global Industrial. "We are pleased to receive this honor from the WMA in recognition of our efforts to better serve our customer base through user-friendly technology, while providing the information and advanced tools that are crucial to customer and transaction convenience."

Global Industrial's submission was judged against many prominent companies from 96 industries in WMA's 17th annual international Web Competition. The MobileWebAward Competition is an industry-based award competition whose applicants must be websites and applications built for mobile devices available to users for part of calendar year 2013. Entries were judged based on strict criteria in design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity and ease of use by a range of experienced professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in mobile web development, design and marketing. The winners were recognized for achieving a standard of excellence for which all mobile 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 850,000 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 (www.globalindustrial.com)
Global Equipment Company (d/b/a Global Industrial) (www.globalindustrial.com) is a subsidiary of Systemax Inc. Global carries over 850,000 industrial, material handling and business products for Fortune 1000 companies, small businesses, institutions and government agencies.

About Systemax Inc. (www.systemax.com)
Systemax Inc, a Fortune 1000 company, sells personal computers, computer components and supplies, consumer electronics and industrial products through a system of branded e-commerce web sites, retail stores, relationship marketers and direct mail catalogs in North America and Europe. The primary brands are TigerDirect, Global Industrial, MISCO, and Inmac Wstore.

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