Wolseley Canada announced the acquisition of AMRE Supply Co. Headquartered in Edmonton and celebrating 50 years in business in 2018, AMRE has 12 “Property Performance Centre” locations across Canada. More than 200 AMRE employees will join Wolseley and AMRE President Doug Swane will join Wolseley as divisional president, AMRE Supply.
“AMRE’s success is the result of three generations of dedication to its customers and over that time has developed an outstanding reputation in the marketplace for its customer service excellence,” Wolseley Canada President Kevin Fancey said. “This acquisition strongly aligns with Wolseley’s strategic imperatives, especially our focus on delivering exceptional customer value. AMRE’s innovative multichannel approach, exceptional e-commerce platform and success in the markets they serve were key reasons that we saw this acquisition as highly complementary to our business. We are very excited to leverage each other’s strengths.”