Sonepar Canada is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In Canada, we are represented by 6 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, and have over 100 locations with coverage in 8 provinces.
Our Sonepar Canada Family
Sonepar Canada’s core business is the distribution of electrical, industrial, safety and facilities maintenance products, as well as related solutions. With the rapid growth of technology, we provide a network of specialists who have the training and expertise to develop solutions tailored to our customers’ needs.
Sonepar Canada’s vision is to satisfy the needs of its customers through dedicated and professional personnel and quality products and services.
Key to Our Success
From our entrepreneurial spirit and deeply rooted values, we find our dedication to support our customers’ success.
Our associates make the difference and they are the driving force behind our achievements.
Proud Member of the Sonepar Group
Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €23 billion in 2020. Sonepar makes its customers’ lives easier, over the counter, visiting customers, by phone or online, – however we’re needed. Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders.
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Our Misson Statement
Who we are
Sonepar is an independent, family-owned group focused on B-to-B distribution. We thrive on our unique balance of local empowerment and global reach.
What we do
Our job is to make our customers’ lives easier, so we dedicate ourselves to understanding and satisfying their needs. While our core business is in the electrical market, we serve customers through multiple channels of distribution, with an expanding range of products, services and solutions.
What we believe
We drive our long-term, profitable and sustainable growth by:
- Striving for lasting loyalty from our Customers
- Securing the engagement of our skilled and passionate Associates
- Building strong partnerships with our preferred Suppliers
- Aligning ourselves with the vision and commitment of our Shareholders
What we want
To become La Référence for all our stakeholders.
Values of Sonepar
Our beliefs and behaviour are founded on strong values. They drive our mission as a business. Every day, we make our customers’ lives easier by providing products, logistics and solutions to construction companies, other industries and utility organizations across the world.
Our customer-centric approach leads to tailor-made solutions. Our attitude is always the same.
- Deliver better solutions through proximity and understanding of our customers.
- Make customers’ lives easier by bringing the magic of simplicity.
- Anticipate needs and deliver improved customer benefits.
People & Planet
Committed to People and the Planet
- Celebrate our diversity and inclusivity because collectively we develop better solutions.
- Build long-term relationships built on mutual respect.
- Champion sustainable practices, driving the clean energy transformation.
Lead by example
- Give our best performance in everything we do.
- Do what is right, making integrity and ethics the foundation of everything we do.
- Encourage the energy transition, inspiring customers and co-workers.
The will to dare
- Bring an entrepreneurial approach to the problems we solve.
- Dare to push boundaries to accelerate energy transformation.
- Always question, always explore.
Sonepar Canada Corporate Locations
Sonepar Canada Brands
Dixon Electric is a full line electrical distributor servicing Northern Ontario for over 50 years. They are committed to providing their clients with leading products, exceptional customer service and customized solutions. They supply electrical contractors and the mining, forestry, pulp and paper industries with trusted and quality service at all times. Visit the Dixon Electric website
Gescan joined the Sonepar family in 1989 and has since grown into a company that goes beyond product delivery to become a world-class business partner. Gescan BC an electrical products and services distributor, proudly serving British Columbia with 14 branches. Gescan Prairies is a distributor of electrical products and services with 12 branches serving customers across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Visit the Gescan website
Gescan Ontario is a premier distributor of automation, energy management and electrical products for the commercial, industrial, OEM and utility markets. They have a unique blend of people, products and partners to help customers maximize the potential and effectiveness of their business. Visit Gescan Ontario
Lumen is the leading distributor of electrical and automation material in Québec. The company was founded in St. Eustache in 1962 and has been part of the worldwide Sonepar Group since 1984. Its new ultra-modern 385,000 sq. ft. distribution center and its network of over 38 branches allow to deliver anywhere in Québec within 24 hours. These logistics capabilities make Lumen a preferred partner for SMBs as well as large corporations. Visit the Lumen website
MGM Electric is a full line electrical distributor servicing the Thunder Bay and North Western Ontario region for over 25 years. With over 29 employees in 2 locations, MGM Electric is committed to providing excellent customer service, quality products and customized solutions for the Electrical Contractor, Mining, Forestry and Pulp & Paper Industries. Visit the MGM Electric website
Texcan is one of Canada’s largest wire and cable distributors. Established in 1978 and joining the Sonepar family in 2001, Texcan is dedicated to providing a range of products and services to customers in various markets, such as utility, pulp and paper, transportation, marine, commercial and residential. Over half a million square feet of warehouse space, several centrally located distribution centres and a team of experienced specialists help distinguish Texcan’s commitment to quality. Visit the Texcan website
SESCO is a full line electrical distributor serving residential, commercial and industrial contractors from Eastern Ontario to Southwestern Ontario. Established in 1922, they have 11 branches throughout the province. Their team of experienced and knowledgeable staff strive to provide the best quality service at all times – at their counters, with their deliveries and through their project quotation and coordination. Visit the SESCO website
The Blueway division focuses on providing energy consulting and implementation services to assist end users in taking advantage of modern technology and utility rebate incentives. Blueway has delivered over 55,000 retrofits under contract for Canadian utility small business customers and continue to drive long-term profitable and sustainable growth. Visit the Blueway website
GESCAN Automation is an Automation focused distributor serving the Ontario market, with a focus on central and southern Ontario. Established in Ontario in the year 2000 to focus on serving a need in the Automation space, GESCAN Automation prides itself on providing superior customer service and technical assistance while assisting clients in developing their applications. Visit the Gescan Automation website
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