December 20th 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Sonepar Canada is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Dixon Electric, a leading, full line electrical distributor in Northern Ontario. Under the agreement, Dixon will join Sonepar Canada’s growing family of companies. The acquisition is scheduled to be completed by January 2012.
Dixon has been in business for over 50 years and has developed into a company that is focused on supporting the local mining and forestry industry with quality products and services.
“Dixon Electric shares Sonepar Canada’s core values and is an ideal addition to our community of businesses,” states Francois Anquetil, President and Managing Director of Sonepar Canada. “We look forward to further strengthening our professional relationships and portfolios in Ontario, while also continuing to lead the way in the field of electrical distribution in Canada”.
With offices in Sudbury, Timmins, Sault Ste Marie and North Bay, Dixon provides a complete line of electrical products, specialised services and expert customer support.
“Dixon Electric has a proven track record over the past 50 years of servicing the electrical industry with reputable products and excellent customer service”, said Anquetil, “We are pleased to welcome Dixon Electric to the Sonepar Canada family”.
Dixon Electric will join Sonepar Canada’s Ontario division, consisting of Gescan, Osso Electric, Sesco and Texcan.
About Sonepar Canada
Sonepar Canada (www.soneparcanada.com) is a leading national electrical distributor, providing service to residential, commercial, industrial and speciality business customers since 1984. There are over 1,500 dedicated employees in over 90 branches within six operating companies; CenturyVallen, Gescan, Lumen, Osso Electric, Sesco and Texcan. Active in over 35 countries, the Sonepar Group has over 32,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 branches.
About Dixon Electric
Dixon Electric (www.dixonelectric.ca) is a full line electrical distributor servicing Northern Ontario for over 50 years. With over 50 employees in 4 locations, Dixon Electric is committed to providing excellent customer service, quality products and customized solutions for the Electrical Contractor and Mining, Forestry and Pulp & Paper Industries.
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