October 5th, 2023, Brampton, ON – Sonepar has announced that its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, Sonepar Canada, Inc., has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Accu-Flo Meter Service Ltd. (“Accu-Flo”) for its electrical manufacturing and assembly services division. Sonepar will integrate the new business into Gescan, a division of Sonepar Canada Inc., and rebrand it under Gescan Solutions.
“Accu-flo’s manufacturing services provide modification and assembly solutions for electrical power, distribution, and motor control projects. The value-add services will become a specialized branch within Gescan and support our customers’ service needs within Western Canada. By utilizing Gescan’s existing sales and branch network, we will be able to scale this specialty business by providing them with access to Gescan’s complete sales force, 30 branches, our distribution business unit and automation team. Our speed to market, custom capabilities and project support accelerates our ability to serve,” said Javi Richmond, Gescan President.
The addition of Gescan Solutions will provide Sonepar with new sales and service opportunities in Canada. Although based out of Alberta, Gescan Solutions will accelerate and improve services for customers spanning from Thunder Bay, ON to Victoria, BC.
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 80 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 44,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €32.4 billion in 2022. For more information, visit www.sonepar.com.
Sonepar entered Canada in 1984 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the Canadian market through a network of companies with over 90 locations nationwide. For more information, visit www.soneparcanada.com
A leader in the distribution of electrical supplies and equipment, Gescan has a unique blend of people, products, and partners to fulfill industry professionals' electrical product and service needs. Gescan has over 65 years of experience and 30 branches across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. For more information, visit www.gescan.com