Vallen Canada Announces Acquisition

Vallen Canada Announces Acquisition

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, October 1, 2017 – Vallen Canada (A Sonepar Company) is pleased to announce acquisition of BrenKir Industrial Supply. BrenKir began as a small operation in Marystown, Newfoundland in 1985. Since its humble beginnings BrenKir has grown to provide safety, industrial and fire equipment to the province’s many expanding projects. In nearly 30 years of business, BrenKir has been a supplier to large-scale […]

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Mike Spahr appointed as new Vice-President of Vendor Relations

Mike Spahr appointed as new  Vice-President of Vendor Relations

Sonepar Canada is pleased to announce that Mike Spahr has joined Sonepar Canada as of September 5th, as the new Vice-President of Vendor Relations. Mike joins Sonepar Canada from Anixter, where he served as the Vice-President of Procurement and Supply Chain Solutions. Prior to his previous role, he held the position of National Logistic Program Manager at Anixter. Mike will be based out of the […]

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Habitat for Humanity GTA

Habitat for Humanity GTA

On July 27th Texcan Ontario Region, Sonepar Canada and Southwire partnered with Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area, to help on their Caledon build site. Texcan and Southwire donated enough wire and cable to build six of the ten houses that will be constructed at this particular location. The team assisted the non-profit organization build three 1400 sq. ft. townhouses for low-income families in need. […]

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Lumen Headquarters & CDC Receives LEED Certification

Lumen Headquarters & CDC Receives LEED Certification

Sonepar Canada is pleased to announce that on March 3rd, Lumen’s new headquarters and central  distribution centre in Laval, QC was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Serge Leblanc, President of Lumen received this coveted certification from Julie-Anne Chayer, Chairman of the Board of the Quebec Chapter of Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), in the presence of François Anquetil, President of Sonepar Canada […]

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SONEPAR GROUP ORGANIZATION CHANGES

SONEPAR GROUP ORGANIZATION CHANGES

As posted on Sonepar.com on February 14th Sonepar Interim General Management (Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette, François Poncet and Frank H. Lakerveld) are pleased to announce changes to the Group General Management structure, effective March 1, 2017. The Group will be managed by the CEO, CFO and COO, who will take over the previous mission of the Sonepar Executive Committee (SEC) and the Regions. Dave Gabriel, former North […]

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Sonepar Canada’s CFO Retires

Sonepar Canada’s CFO Retires

It is with great appreciation and personal acknowledgement that I announce the retirement of Charles Smith, VP Finance and CFO for Sonepar Canada, effective June 16, 2017.  Charles’ contributions and impact were immense, and he will be greatly missed by our Executive team and his Finance team. Charles joined Sonepar Canada on March 31, 2008 and spent his career working with two Sonepar Canada Presidents […]

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Gescan and Lumen win 2016 EFC Marketing Awards

Gescan and Lumen win 2016 EFC Marketing Awards

Lumen and Gescan win EFC marketing awards three years in a row. Watch their exclusive interviews with Sonepar Canada News below!     Sonepar Canada: A member of the Sonepar Group, Sonepar Canada is the country’s largest privately-held electrical products’ distributor and a supplier of safety, facilities maintenance and MRO products and services. We employ over 1900 Canadians operating out of 105 facilities across the […]

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The Dixon Electric Renovation

The Dixon Electric Renovation

Sonepar Canada News is pleased to present, the Dixon Electric Sudbury Renovation. This newscast features employee testimonials and showcases the revitalization of the Dixon Electric head office. Watch the newscast by clicking the video below!    Sonepar Canada: A member of the Sonepar Group, Sonepar Canada is the country’s largest privately-held electrical products’ distributor and a supplier of safety, facilities maintenance and MRO products and […]

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Texcan Implements Innovative Website

Texcan Implements Innovative Website

Sonepar Canada is pleased to announce that Texcan (a division of Sonepar Canada) has implemented their new digital platform – Texcan.com. “The new website pushes digitalization to the forefront of the Texcan business,” said Texcan Marketing Manager, Crissy Ram. “The platform was created with customer experience as a top priority and designed using the latest technology.” Texcan.com showcases a variety of features such as mobile […]

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Lumen Continues Atlantic Expansion

Lumen Continues Atlantic Expansion

Sonepar Canada is pleased to announce that Lumen (a division of Sonepar Canada) has continued their expansion into Atlantic Canada by opening their 34th branch in Moncton, NB on June 6th. The 12,000 sq ft facility is located at 1070 St George Blvd, Moncton, NB E1E 4K7 and is managed by Branch Manager, Glenn Leaman. The new branch showcases Lumen’s classic open concept and features […]

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