Bunzl plc announced that it has acquired Wesclean Equipment & Cleaning Supplies Ltd in Canada.
Based in Edmonton, Alberta and operating from 13 locations throughout Western Canada, Wesclean is principally engaged in the distribution of cleaning and hygiene equipment and supplies to a variety of customer markets. Revenue in the year ended 30 September 2013 was C$65 million.
Commenting on the acquisition, Michael Roney, Chief Executive of Bunzl, said:
"The acquisition of Wesclean is an important development for our business in Canada as it significantly expands our operations there in the cleaning and hygiene sector. The business has an excellent reputation for providing a broad range of products and services and should provide additional opportunities for us to develop further in this sector. We are pleased to welcome all their employees to the Group".