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Bunzl acquires large Canadian distributor
Bunzl has this week announced that it has acquired Wesclean Equipment & Cleaning Supplies in Canada.
Based in Edmonton, Alberta and operating from 13 locations throughout Western Canada, Wesclean is principally engaged in the distribution of cleaning & hygiene equipment and supplies to a variety of customer markets. Revenue in the year ended 30th September 2013 was C$65 million.
Commenting on the acquisition, Michael Roney, Chief Executive of Bunzl, said:
"The acquisition of Wesclean is an important development for our business in Canada as it significantly expands our operations there in the cleaning & hygiene sector. The business has an excellent reputation for providing a broad range of products and services and should provide additional opportunities for us to develop further in this sector.
"We are pleased to welcome all their employees to the Group."
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7th November 2013