HVAC Breaking News / News

June 1, 2012: Acklands-Grainger Celebrates Grand Opening of New Distribution Center

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Acklands-Grainger Inc., one of Canada’s largest distributors of industrial, safety, and fastener products, celebrated the grand opening of its new 122,000-square-foot distribution center in Saskatoon. The company said the facility includes a 102,000-square-foot warehouse along with a branch showroom and regional support center to service its expanding product lines and customer base.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of this state-of-the-art facility with our loyal customers, supplier partners, talented team members, and distinguished community leaders,” said Frank Murray, Acklands-Grainger’s general manager for Saskatchewan.

The distribution center stores more than 50,000 industrial, safety, and fastener products including welding equipment, hand and power tools, and electrical, cleaning, and safety supplies.

As part of its commitment to supporting the communities where its team members live and work, Acklands-Grainger continues its provision of office space for The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Saskatchewan Chapter in the new facility. “On behalf of the thousands of Saskatchewan children we serve who have benefitted from your generosity over the past 23 years, we thank you,” said Chris Kotsopoulos, CEO, Children’s Wish Foundation. “Our team is proud to call this beautiful building home.”

Acklands-Grainger Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of W.W. Grainger Inc., has 175 branches, six distribution centers, and 2,600 team members. For more information, visit www.acklandsgrainger.com.

Publication date: 05/28/2012

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Michael Willburn

Michael Willburn, president, Infloor Heating Systems, joins the program to discuss his company, radiant heating, industry trends, and whether contractors are becoming more interested in radiant heating. Posted on July 11.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 07-21-14 cover

2014 July 21

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

R-22 PHASEOUT POLL

Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con