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Alberta distributor cited for good management practices

Edmonton, AB -- Industrial distributor Commercial Solutions Inc. of Edmonton has been named one of Canada's 50 Best...


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January 25, 2005
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Industries

Edmonton, AB — Industrial distributor Commercial Solutions Inc. of Edmonton has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, a national awards program recognizing the 50 Best Managed businesses from a wide range of industries that have implemented world-class best business practices.

National sponsors of the program are Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business. For details, visit www.canadas50best.com.

“This award is a testament to the efforts of all of our employees, our management team and our directors,” says Jim Barker, Commercial’s president and CEO.

The company is one of Canada’s leading independent industrial distributors, with 23 services centres and approximately 242 employees across Canada. CSI offers more than 150,000 items critical to maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers.

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It represents 400 manufacturers and serves over 10,000 customer accounts in industries such as oil and gas, forestry, food processing, chemical processing, mining and aggregate, utilities, agriculture and construction.