Gillfor Distribution Inc. Acquires Brunswick Valley Distribution Inc.
Company Press Release
Gillfor Distribution Inc., parent company to OWL Distribution Inc., McIlveen Lumber Industries Ltd. and Brown & Rutherford Co., is pleased to announce the purchase of Brunswick Valley Distribution Inc., the Atlantic Canadian distribution arm of parent company Brunswick Valley Lumber Inc.
Brunswick Valley Distribution is headquartered in Fredericton, NB and operates a distribution facility in Moncton, NB. Brunswick Valley Distribution will continue to service customers in Atlantic Canada adding market-leading products beginning January 1, 2019 including composite decking, aluminum railing, a variety of specialty softwoods, and more.
The acquisition of Brunswick Valley Distribution provides Gillfor Distribution a strategic distribution location in Atlantic Canada to add to its 6 existing distribution centres and 1 reload facility, making Gillfor Distribution an exceptional national choice for retail lumber dealers and buying groups.
Brunswick Valley Distribution will continue to operate under the same name allowing Gillfor Distribution to provide local partnerships from coast to coast.
“Gillfor Distribution’s vision is to put in place a network of distribution facilities to service the expansive retail network across Canada. With this acquisition, the infrastructure is now in place to allow us to more effectively bring all of our products to market. Further, it will strengthen the relationship with our vendors and customers alike, enhance the value of local communities, our Dealers, and ultimately the end customer.” – Bob Dosanjh, CEO Gillfor Distribution Inc.
“Brunswick Valley Lumber is pleased to announce that our Atlantic Canadian specialty and distribution division, Brunswick Valley Distribution, will be joining the Gillfor family of companies. Brunswick Valley Distribution will continue to provide the highest possible service to their customers and suppliers with the added benefit of now being part of a national distribution group under the Gillfor Distribution umbrella. The parent company, Brunswick Valley Lumber, will continue to focus on our primary business of mill production and sales to both Canada and US” – Mike Jennings, Partner and VP Business Development Brunswick Valley Lumber
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Source: Gillfor Distribution Inc.