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GUILLEVIN INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES CDE

Guillevin International announced the acquisition of CDE (Centre de Distribution Électrique) on January 10th, 2023. The distributor counts three branches in St-Jérôme, Laval, and Joliette.

NEW MEMBER: J. A. PORTER

Octo is happy to welcome J. A. Porter as a member to the group, effective January 1st, 2023.

J. A. Porter is a family-owned business, specializing in the distribution of waterworks products as well as precast concrete, for over 50 years. Distribution is made through their locations in Lucknow, Owen Sound, Stratford, Manitoulin Island and at their sister plant, Porters Infrastructure Products, in Dresden.

NEW MEMBER: CANADA WATERWORKS INC.

Octo is happy to welcome Canada Waterworks Inc. as a member to the group, effective January 1st, 2023.

Canada Waterworks Inc. is an independent distributor of sewer and watermain materials to contractors and municipalities. They are located in Central Toronto and Peel, Ontario.

NEW MEMBER: SIERRA DISTRIBUTORS

Octo is happy to welcome Sierra Distributors as a member to the group, effective January 1st, 2023.

Sierra Distributors started as a supplier of Cast Iron MJ Pipe and has grown into an independent rough-in wholesaler to mechanical contractors. The company is in Langley (British Columbia) and was founded in 1990.

PEAVEY’S DOUG ANDERSON: EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Doug Anderson, CEO & President of Peavey, was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Prairies on July 14th, 2022.

Doug has been CEO and President of Peavey since 2012 and working for the company for over 20 years.

You can see all the winners by region on EY’s website.

PEAVEY: NEW STORE IN VEGREVILLE

Peavey has opened a new store in Vegreville (Alberta) on July 8th, 2022.

Located at 5338 50 Avenue, the store held its grand opening event from July 8th to 10th.

ACE CANADA: CO-BRANDED AGREEMENT WITH THUNDER BAY CO-OP

On July 4th, 2022, Ace Canada has announced a partnership with Thunder Bay Co-op Farm Supplies, bringing them under the Peavey Industries LP umbrella.

Thunder Bay Co-op has opened in 1952 and is a true cooperative, owned by its members, who are farmers in the area.

You can read the official announcement on Ace Canada’s LinkedIn page.

PEAVEY: NEW STORE IN PEACE RIVER

Peavey has opened a new store in Peace River (Alberta) on June 23rd, 2022.

Located at 9717, 78th St., the store will celebrate its grand opening from August 5th to 7th.

ACE CANADA: PARTNERSHIP WITH ATLANTIC CO-OPERATIVE

On June 10th, 2022, Ace Canada has announced a partnership with Atlantic Co-operative Country Store.

Founded in 2000, Atlantic Co-operative regroups four stores in Nova-Scotia, which will henceforth benefit from Ace Canada’s wide distribution network.

You can read the official announcement here.

SINCLAIR: THE WINNIPEG BRANCH MOVES

Sinclair Supply’s Winnipeg branch has moved on May 10th, 2022.

You can now find them at 1680 Church Avenue in Winnipeg.

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