Essendant Inc., formerly United Stationers Inc., is a wholesale distributor of workplace essentials. The Company stocks an assortment of over 160,000 products in categories, including technology products, traditional office products, office furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment. The Company sells its products through a national distribution network of around 77 distribution centers to over 30,000 resellers, who in turn sell directly to end consumers. The Company also has operations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It offers private brand products within each of its product categories, which include Innovera technology products, Universal office products, Windsoft paper products, Boardwalk and UniSan janitorial and sanitation products, Alera office furniture and Anchor Brand and Best Welds welding, industrial, safety and oil field pipeline products.