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Octo's Beginnings

Octo was founded in 1982 by six plumbing wholesalers in the province of Quebec.

In 2002, the name changed to Octo Purchasing Group to better reflect the changes within the group.



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Currently, our membership consists of 71 members, with over 2,500 operating outlets throughout Canada, across diverse market sectors. Since its debut, membership sales have consistently increased, surpassing an impressive 8 billion dollars, reflecting sustained growth and market penetration.

Octo's Success

Octo owes its success to a savvy strategy of diversification into various market segments, which has not only strengthened its own position but also empowered its members to broaden their business horizons. By venturing into new markets, Octo has provided its members with invaluable opportunities to expand their offerings and reach a wider customer base.

Supplier Base

The participating supplier base, which is in excess of 500, is tailored to meet the precise needs of our members. Each supplier is chosen to address specific requirements within our membership, offering high-quality materials, innovative solutions, and competitive pricing. With a focus on reliability and flexibility, our suppliers empower our members to thrive in their fields and developing partnerships.

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