ND Graphics Inc., a technology distributor primarily focused on large-format imaging, has purchased Western Rim Industries, which has offices in Kelowna, British Columbia, and Mississauga, Ontario.
“We’ve been talking about this for a few years now,” said Garwood Leigh, owner of Western Rim Industries (WRI). “I knew that when the time came for me to retire and move on to pursue my other interests that I wanted ND Graphics to take over. They are a Canadian company, they share the same values as WRI and I know they will continue the legacy of Western Rim.”
ND Graphics is headquartered in Greater Toronto with more than 100 employees and a network of stocking locations in Dartmouth, Montreal, Ottawa, London, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, as well as Toronto.
“This was really a very easy decision for us,” said Mark West, President of ND Graphics. “WRI are so similar to ND in terms of their products, but more importantly their culture. Their people are the key. They are passionate about what they do, they are totally committed to their customers and they’ve all been at WRI for many years.”
WRI will operate as a standalone business with Frank Braeuer as General Manager of the company. “This acquisition isn’t about synergies,” said West. “This is about bringing two great Canadian companies together [and] maintaining those value added elements that both organizations possess.”
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