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IDI adds new vendors and distributor members

Mississauga, ON -- Jan. 23, 2003 -- IDI Independent Distributors Inc. has added products from Akro-Mils Canada and...


Mississauga, ON — Jan. 23, 2003 — IDI Independent Distributors Inc. has added products from Akro-Mils Canada and North Safety Products to its list of Distribution Centre vendors. The IDI DC, as it is commonly referred to, acts as a master distributor to IDI members.

Akro-Mils is a manufacturer of plastic bins and material handling equipment whose Canadian head office is in Brampton, Ont. North Safety Products is a manufacturer of a full line of safety equipment and has offices in Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton.

IDI also welcomed several new members in 2002, including Gilco Bearing & Supply, a power transmission/bearing distributor located in Saint John, N.B. with branches in Bathurst and in Dartmouth, N.S.; Kendall’s Auto Electric Co. (1990) Ltd., an industrial supply distributor located in Estevan, Sask.; Ottawa Fastener Supply Ltd., an industrial supply distributor located in Nepean, Ont.; Ranson Industrial & Safety, an industrial and safety supply distributor located in Sarnia, Ont.; and Schooner Industrial Ltd., an industrial supply distributor located in Dartmouth, N.S., with branches in Ottawa and Saint John.

At its annual meeting in June 2002 in Victoria, B.C., IDI handed out member and vendor recognition awards for 2001. Some of the recipients included: Member of the Year — Wally Mullin, Peel Industrial Supplies, Brampton, Ont.; Vendor of the Year — IRP Industrial Rubber Products, Mississauga, Ont., and the 15-Year Member Award — Levac Supply, Kingston, Ont.

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