2015 News

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August 27

Wolseley Announces New Waterworks Ontario General Manager, Atlantic Canada Regional Manager
Today, Richard Ayuen, vice-president, waterworks, Wolseley Canada, announced the appointment of Brian Scott as the new general manager of Wolseley’s waterworks business in Ontario, and Jim Powers as the new regional manager of Wolseley’s waterworks business in Atlantic Canada.

   
July 13

Wolseley Industrial Sells EPG Business to Emco Corporation

Today, Wolseley Industrial Canada Inc. announced the sale of its Engineered Pipe Group (EPG) to Emco Corporation.

June 11 Annual Wolseley Classic Golf Tournament Raises $51,000 for Special Olympics – $525,000 in 10 Years
On June 3, Wolseley Canada held its 10th annual Wolseley Classic golf tournament in Winnipeg, Man., and raised $51,000 in support of Special Olympics. To date, the Wolseley Classic has raised $525,000 for SO.

June 10

Wolseley Industrial Canada Inc. Acquires QIP Equipment Ltd.
Bryn Murray, vice-president, Wolseley Industrial Canada Inc. (Wolseley Industrial), announced today the acquisition of all assets of the industrial supply business QIP Equipment Ltd.


June 8

Wolseley Hires Andy Schoepke as New Director of Sourcing and Product Management
Darcy Curran, senior vice-president, Wolseley Canada, announced today the appointment of Andy Schoepke to the newly created role of director, strategic sourcing and product management.

May 27 Wolseley’s Halifax Branch Now a Plumbing and HVAC/R One-Stop Shop
Today, Kevin Fullan, general manager, Wolseley Canada, plumbing and HVAC/R, Ontario and Atlantic, is pleased to announce the company’s plumbing branch in Halifax, N.S. now also carries Wolseley’s full suite of HVAC/R products. In addition to the new inventory, the branch has been renovated to feature Wolseley’s updated branding.

April 23

Kitchen & Bath Classics’ April Showers Event Introduces New Showroom Manager & Updated Showroom
On April 22, Kitchen & Bath Classics held its April Showers event at its 123 Dartnall Rd. location in Hamilton, Ont. Attendees were introduced to KBC’s new showroom manager, Paula Grond, toured the updated showroom and viewed new products from top kitchen and bath fixture suppliers.


April 23

Wolseley Grand Opening Event at New Markham Plumbing & HVAC/R Branch
On Tuesday, April 28, Wolseley Canada is hosting a grand opening event at its new location in Markham, Ont. In addition to the new facility, the branch also now features Wolseley’s full line of plumbing products from top vendors, as well as an updated service model and branding.

April 2

Wolseley Welcomes Plumbing and HVAC/R Customers and Vendors at Successful ONE Tradeshow
Wolseley Canada’s ONE Tradeshow, which took place yesterday at the Mississauga Convention Centre, was a tremendous success. Nearly 950 people attended the show, including customers from across Ontario, and representatives from more than 70 of Wolseley’s vendor partners.

March 31 Wolseley Launches Sales Trainee Program for New Graduates
Greg Smith, vice-president, human resources, is pleased to announce the launch of Wolseley’s new Sales Trainee Program, created specifically for recent graduates of college and university programs. The year-long program begins May 11, and offers 12 recent graduates the opportunity to learn the wholesale distribution business from the ground up. Trainees are paid during the training period, and those who successfully complete the program will be offered full-time, permanent positions with Wolseley.

March 19

Wolseley Welcomes Michelle Stanford, General Manager, Sales Strategy, Plumbing & HVAC/R
Stanford’s role includes implementing go-to-market strategies that deliver optimum value and quality to Wolseley customers. She will also work with Wolseley’s sales and general managers to develop processes that enhance sales efficiency and productivity, and will review business performance and
market analytics to ensure Wolseley is consistently meetings its customers’ needs.

March 11 Wolseley Industrial Receives SIL 3 Approval for MeridianTM Trunnion and Floating Ball Valves
Today, Bryn Murray, vice-president, Wolseley Industrial, announced Wolseley Industrial’s Meridian™ trunnion and floating ball valves have attained IEC 61508 Ed2 SIL 3 approval certificates from Bureau Veritas.
The certificates acknowledge that Wolseley Industrial’s Meridian™ trunnion and floating ball valves meet a series of strict safety and quality requirements, and have extremely low failure rates. In addition, all trunnion and floating ball valves covered by the SIL 3 certifications also meet the requirements of CSA Z245.15.

March 11

Wolseley Industrial Announces New Trunnion Ball Valve Now Stocked in Canada
Today, Bryn Murray, vice-president, Wolseley Industrial, announced the company has developed a new Meridian™ Double Isolation and Bleed (DIB) trunnion ball valve that is now stocked in locations across Canada. The new DIB valves are IEC 61508 Ed2 SIL 3 certified and will be available in two-inch to 56-inch in ASME classes 150 through 2500 in a variety of body and trim configurations to meet customers’ service requirements.


March 5

Wolseley to Host ONE Tradeshow for Plumbing and HVAC/R Customers and Vendors
Today, Akbar Makalai, vice-president, plumbing and HVAC/R, Wolseley Canada, announced its inaugural ONE Tradeshow, combining more than 70 plumbing and HVAC/R vendors under one roof. The ONE Tradeshow will take place from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. on April 1, 2015, at the Mississauga Convention Centre.
Participating Vendors
Training Sessions

February 23 Wolseley Relocates Markham HVAC/R Branch, Adds Plumbing
Today, Kevin Fullan, general manager, Wolseley Plumbing and HVAC/R, Ontario and Atlantic, is pleased to announce the opening of Wolseley Canada’s newest plumbing and HVAC/R express branch at 95 Shields Crt. in Markham, Ont. In addition to HVAC/R products, the new branch carries a full line of plumbing merchandise.
 
     
February 23 Wolseley Industrial Opens New Branch in Kerrobert, Sask.
Today, Don Ziesman, general manager, Wolseley Industrial, Western Canada, is pleased to announce the opening of Wolseley Industrial’s newest express branch located at 544 Atlantic Ave. in Kerrobert, Sasks. The branch services customers in the oil and gas, and pipeline industries, providing a range of pipe, valve, fitting and safety products.

January 19

Wolseley Opens New Plumbing Branch in Burlington, Ont.
Today, Kevin Fullan, general manager, Wolseley Plumbing and HVAC/R, Ontario and Atlantic, is pleased to announce the opening of Wolseley Canada’s newest express plumbing branch located at 4325 Harvester Rd., Unit 9, in Burlington, Ont. The new Burlington location is one of several new branches Wolseley will open in 2015.


January 19

Wolseley Industrial Opens New Hinton, Alta. Branch
Today, Don Ziesman, general manager, Wolseley Industrial, Western Canada, is pleased to announce the opening of Wolseley Industrial’s newest Express Branch located at 122 Hampshire Rd. in Hinton, Alta. The Hinton location is one of several new branches Wolseley Industrial will open in 2015. The new Express Branch is strategically located at the intersection of the Yellowhead and Bighorn highways, providing contractors in west-central Alberta with convenient access to the products they need as they travel from job site to job site.

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