IDI distributors recognize Gray for 100 years of service
BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Gray Tools, the only
industrial-quality manufacturer of hand tools in Canada, is celebrating
its 100th anniversary throughout 2012. Gray Tools plans to celebrate by launching
special edition tools and merchandise, holding contests, and having
customers share their stories about projects and extraordinary
achievements accomplished using Gray tools.
"Professionals who own Gray Tools are a passionate group," says Alex
Gray, owner of Gray Tools. "We're constantly meeting with customers who
have great stories about how the tools have made a difference in their
lives or their business or showing us their collections. We
occasionally have tools made during World War II coming back to us 60
years later for minor repair. We like to hear from our customers about
what the tools mean to them."
IDI recognizes Gray Tools at National event
The Canadian, third-generation family owned hand tool manufacturer was
recently recognized by the Independent Distributors Inc. (IDI) group
for its contributions to the industry. At a national event held in
Montreal, the IDI group presented Alex Gray with a Group of Seven
painting honouring the achievement.
"Alex, you exemplify the principles of your grandfather who founded Gray
Tools and who is known to have said that 'the quality of a man's work
and his choice of tools is the difference between prosperity and
poverty'," noted IDI President Scott Bebenek. "We salute your
commitment to a century of manufacturing in our proud country."
"This is a tremendously exciting year for both Gray Tools and its
customers and we truly value the support of our customers," says Alex
Gray, owner of Gray Tools. "The competitive edge of Gray Tools is its
flexibility, its ability to respond rapidly to changing customer
demands and its commitment to add value with its problem-solving
expertise. That's been some of the keys to our success, along with our
continual focus on quality and customer service."
Family owned Gray Tools Canada Inc. (www.graytools.com) has been manufacturing high-quality hand tools in Canada since 1912.
The company currently offers more than 4,000 industrial product
solutions, operates two warehouses in Canada, and proudly maintains
service levels well in excess of 90 per cent.
SOURCE Gray Tools
For further information:
Gray Tools Canada Inc.,
Schembri group for Gray Tools
905-361-7410 x 367