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Electrozad acquired by Sonepar

Apr 4, 2024 8:16:30 AM / by Electrozad


April 4, 2023 - Electrozad acquired by Sonepar. 

Electrozad Supply Company Limited (“Electrozad”) announced that it has been acquired by Sonepar. Electrozad will strengthen Sonepar’s OEM/industrial business across southwestern Ontario. With over 100 associates across five branches, Electrozad has a well-established reputation that aligns well with the Sonepar corporation. 

“Electrozad will be able to leverage Sonepar's capabilities and scale to provide a world-class customer experience and expand professional growth opportunities for our team while continuing our strong supplier partnerships, positioning the company for continued growth into the future.” James Taylor, Vice President Sales and Operations  


Electrozad acquired by Sonepar


About Electrozad

Founded in 1955, Electrozad has built a reputation as a market leader in southwestern Ontario and is an authorized distributor of Rockwell Automation. Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario, Electrozad has branches in London, Sarnia, Chatham and Windsor. Electrozad has grown to become a market leader in the electrical and automation industries. 

“We are proud of our achievements over the years, and we are very excited for our future as a member of the largest family-owned, global distributor. Sonepar will provide the support, vision and expertise required to ensure continued growth for our employees, customers, and suppliers,” William C. Smith, Electrozad Chairman and CEO.  


Sonepar entered Canada in 1984 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 90 locations nationwide. 

“The acquisition of Electrozad will extend our geographical footprint into Ontario. Electrozad has been one of the industry leaders in the southern Ontario market for decades. They have a strong team and great supplier partners such as Rockwell Automation and Siemens. We look forward to working with the team and helping them to continue to grow the business profitably,” Sonepar Canada President, George McClean. 


About Sonepar

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company standing as the world leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical equipment, solutions, and services. In 2023, Sonepar achieved sales of €33.3 billion. Present in 40 countries with a dense network of brands, the Group is leading an ambitious transformation to make its customers’ lives easier providing them with an omnichannel experience and sustainable solutions in the building, industry, and energy markets. Sonepar’s 45 000 associates are committed to accelerating the world’s electrification and driven by a shared Purpose: Powering Progress for Future Generations. 


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