Electrical Business


Sonepar Canada acquiring Dixon Electric

December 20, 2011 | By Anthony Capkun

December 20, 2011 – Sonepar Canada (www.soneparcanada.com) is acquiring Dixon Electric (www.dixonelectric.ca), a full-line electrical distributor in Northern Ontario. The acquisition is scheduled to be completed by January 2012.

“Dixon Electric shares Sonepar Canada’s core values and is an ideal addition to our community of businesses,” said Francois Anquetil, president and managing director of Sonepar Canada. “We look forward to further strengthening our professional relationships and portfolios in Ontario, while also continuing to lead the way in the field of electrical distribution in Canada.”

With offices in Sudbury, Timmins, Sault Ste Marie and North Bay, Dixon provides a complete line of electrical products, specialized services and customer support. It has been in business for over 50 years and has developed into a company focused on supporting the local mining and forestry industry.

“Dixon Electric has a proven track record over the past 50 years of servicing the electrical industry with reputable products and excellent customer service”, said Anquetil, “We are pleased to welcome Dixon Electric to the Sonepar Canada family”.


Dixon Electric will join Sonepar Canada’s Ontario division, consisting of Gescan, Osso Electric, Sesco and Texcan.

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