MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), "MSC" or the "Company," the premier distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States, today announced that Erik Gershwind, President & Chief Operating Officer and Jeff Kaczka, Chief Financial Officer, will present at Baird's 2012 Industrial Conference in Chicago, on Wednesday, November 7 at 11:10 a.m. CST/ 12:10 p.m. EST. A live webcast and the presentation slides will be available at http://investor.mscdirect.com/Investor_Presentations. A replay will be available shortly after the conclusion of the live presentation and available for 90 days. About MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. is one of the largest distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States. MSC employs one of the industry's largest sales forces and distributes approximately 600,000 industrial products from approximately 3,000 suppliers. In-stock availability is approximately 99%, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United States on qualifying orders up until 8 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information, visit MSC's website at http://www.mscdirect.com. SOURCE MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.