Electrical Business


Graybar Canada purchases AVAD Industrial Sales

July 7, 2010 | By Anthony Capkun

Graybar Canada—a distributor of electrical and communications products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services—has acquired AVAD Industrial Sales Inc. located near Sudbury, Ont.

“The technical expertise of our Industrial Automation group is
phenomenal, and they are actively serving our current market,” said
Frank Hughes, CEO Graybar Canada. “We look forward to tapping into
additional market potential in Ontario with the acquisition of AVAD
Industrial Sales.”

AVAD provides value-added solutions for automation, control, power
distribution and energy monitoring.

Graybar Canada is an employee-owned company headquartered in Halifax,
N.S., with over 30 locations across the country organized into seven
specialized product divisions: Electrical Supply, Industrial/Automation,
Lighting, Comm/Data, Utility, Security and Oil & Gas.



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