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NEW MEMBER: MULTI-MARCHÉS INDUSTRIELS

Octo is happy to welcome MULTI-MARCHÉS INDUSTRIELS (MMI) as a new member to the group, effective January 1st, 2021.

Multi-Marchés Industriels was founded in 2002 as an association specializing in industrial products, tools and safety products. To this day, the group accounts for more than 40 distributors located throughout Québec, Ontario and northern New Brunswick.

J.U. HOULE EXPANDS ITS INSTALLATIONS

J.U. Houle announced on October 8th, 2020 the extension of its installations in Victoriaville.

The investment of close to $1.5M will allow the company to expand its current building by 5,000 ft2.

Read the official announcement here (French only).

TORBSA BECOMES AN AQMAT MEMBER

Torbsa has announced on September 30th, 2020 that they have joined AQMAT (Association québécoise de la quincaillerie et des matériaux de construction).

This decision is alligned with Torbsa's plan to develop in Eastern Canada, which has recently started with Matériaux de construction Létourneau joining the group.

Read the official announcement here (in French only).

TSC STORES WILL BECOME PEAVEY MART

Peavey Mart and TSC Stores announced on August 27th, 2020 that TSC Stores would become fully integrated to Peavey Mart.

The amalgamation of TSC Stores to Peavey Mart had already been announced at the beginning of 2020, but this next step will expand Peavey Mart's reach into Ontario.

The integration of the TSC Stores brick and mortar locations to Peavey Mart has already started and is planned to be finished by February of 2021. At that point, Peavey Mart will count 89 stores in Canada.

Read the official announcement here.

WOLSELEY CANADA: NEW BRANCH IN CORNWALL

Wolseley Canada has opened a new branch in Cornwall (Ontario) on August 10th, 2020.

Located at 2900 Marleau Avenue, this newly renovated address brings together two existing Cornwall branches that offered plumbing and HVAC/R products seperately. Customers will now be able to benefit from the experience of the two teams in one convenient location.

You can read the official announcement here.

NEW MEMBER: WSB TITAN

Octo is happy to welcome WSB TITAN as a new member to the group, effective January 1st, 2020.

WSB Titan was founded in 2009 by Watson Building Supplies, Shoemaker Drywall Supplies and Groupe Beauchesne. Today, WSB Titan and its members are Canada’s premier building supplies dealer network with over 35 locations across Canada, from Vancouver Island to Quebec.

ÉVOLUTION DISTRIBUTION: NEW INDEPENDENT MERCHANTS

Évolution Distribution adds new independent merchants to its group.

When joining Octo Purchasing Group, Évolution Distribution was serving the three following merchants:

  • Évolution Structures – Boisbriand, Québec – 1 branch
  • Gagnon – La Grande Quincaillerie – Chénéville, Québec – 5 branches
  • Matériaux de construction Létourneau – Sherbrooke, Québec – 2 branches

Today, they are announcing four new merchants:

  • Groupe Gilles Jean – La Malbaie, Québec – 5 branches
  • Lauremat – Sept-Iles, Québec – 1 branch
  • Centre de Rénovation RDB – Saguenay, Québec – 1 branch
  • Matériaux JLS – Mansfield, Québec – 2 branches

NEW MEMBER: TTI CLIMATISATION CHAUFFAGE

Octo is happy to welcome TTI CLIMATISATION CHAUFFAGE as a new member to the group, effective January 1st, 2020.

Created by the initiative of Yvon Turcotte, Thermopompes TurcotteMC was originally a pioneer in the heat pump industry. The business gradually expanded onto the HVAC/R market and in 2004, Thermopompes TurcotteMC became TTI Climatisation Chauffage Inc.

TTI Climatisation Chauffage Inc. is an independent distributor of HVAC/R products, parts and accessories serving residential and commercial contractor in Quebec.

NEW MEMBER: VAN ISLE WATER LTD

Octo is happy to welcome VAN ISLE WATER LTD as a new member to the group, effective January 1st, 2020.

Located on Vancouver Island in Victoria, British Columbia, Van Isle Water LTD is a water systems and outdoor living distributor and retailer that was founded in 1972.

The company has three branches in British Columbia: in Victoria, Courtenay and Surrey.

PEAVEY INDUSTRIES ACQUIRES ACE CANADA

Peavey Industries LP announced on March 3rd, 2020, the acquisition of Ace Canada.

107 stores accross Canada, under the Ace Hardware, Ace Country & Garden or Ace Building Centre banners, were acquired by the company based in Red Deer, Alberta.

You can read the official announcement by clicking on the linked file below.

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