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June 19, 2014

Mississauga, Ontario-based distributor Weston Forest Products announced that Jared Carroll is joining the company as manager of its new US Trading Group.

“We have known Jared for a very long time, and we are excited that he is leading this new business unit for us,” said Rick Ekstein, president and CEO. “We truly believe that adding Jared to our team will bring tremendous value to our existing customer and supplier base.”

Jared will be reporting to Rob Hruby, Weston’s vice president of purchasing. 

January 4, 2013

Oklahoma City-based M-D Building Products acquired Loxcreen Co., a privately held precision manufacturing company founded in 1946 on patents for fabricating window screens. 

The acquisition includes Loxcreen’s Canadian flooring group operated under the Bengard Manufacturing name in Mississauga, Ontario. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined sales of both companies will exceed $200 million annually. 

July 5, 2011

Tampa, Fla.-based roofing products manufacturer Gardner-Gibson acquired GH International, of Mississauga, Ontario, opening the way for Gardner-Gibson's expansion into the Canadian market. 

"This combination will enhance the products and services available, and also add additional resources through a team of devoted and skilled professionals," read a statement released by Gardner-Gibson.

December 20, 2010

Memphis, Tenn.-based distributor Orgill has partnered with Mississauga, Ontario-based Castle Building Centers to fully integrate Canada into Orgill’s core business.

Orgill has been eyeing the Canadian market for 15 years, and has been operating in limited capacity there for the past three years, shipping to independents in various parts of the country.

The partnership was reported originally in Hardlines, the Canadian home improvement industry magazine.

November 18, 2007

If it were a television program, the Canadian economy would be called “That 70s Show.”...

October 18, 2007

New products and networking served as the one-two punch at the National Hardware Show Canada....

September 27, 2007

Randy Martin formerly served as director of hardlines and imports....

September 27, 2007

Randy Martin formerly served as director of hardlines and imports....