TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Cansel, a software, hardware, and service provider to engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, government and printing industries announced today that it has acquired the engineering bond paper converting operations and business in Eastern Canada (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador & Nunavut) of Unisource Canada, Inc., a Veritiv Company. First established in 1992, Unisource Canada, Inc. provides just in time delivery of printing products, graphic arts, wide format and digital, packaging and facility supplies to Canadian businesses. Over the years the company has become the premier distributor of printing and imaging supplies, and supply products across Canada.
"This acquisition is a significant one for Cansel that further enhances our already comprehensive portfolio." notes Stephen Fletcher, Vice President, Cansel. "It aligns with our strategy to position Cansel as a market leader in eastern Canada by expanding our converting business in the region."
"This transaction allows Veritiv to focus on our core Commercial Print and Wide Format businesses," states Jason Alderman, Regional Vice President - Canada for Veritiv Corporation, "and it allows for both companies to do what they do best while providing the best possible customer experience going forward."
For over 50 years Cansel has helped organizations in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, utilities, forestry, and government sectors to measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably. Cansel's national team of professionals combines software, hardware and services to provide tailored solutions to improve your workflow, from field to finish.
Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), headquartered in Atlanta and a Fortune 500 company, is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of print, publishing, packaging, and facility solutions; and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management services. Serving customers in a wide range of industries, the Company has approximately 180 distribution centers throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada, and employs approximately 8,800 team members worldwide that help shape the success of its customers.
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For further information: Stephen Fletcher, Vice President, Cansel, 604-355-7755, Stephen.Fletcher@cansel.ca