Wolseley acquires Edmonton, AB-based national supplier Amre
By Jillian MorganHPAC General
Wolseley Canada Inc. has acquired Amre Supply Company Limited, headquartered in Edmonton, AB.
Amre president Doug Swane, soon-to-be divisional president, said the acquisition will allow the company to expand its market reach in Canada through Wolseley’s distribution network.
Amre currently has 12 locations across Canada in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.
“We are very excited to leverage each other’s strengths,” said Kevin Fancey, Wolseley Canada president. The company plans to leverage Amre’s multichannel approach and e-commerce platform.
Over 200 Amre employees will work under Wolseley. Its branches will continue to operate under the Amre Supply brand for the foreseeable future. www.wolseleyinc.ca www.amresupply.com