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November 1, 2014 - Weber Supply Company Inc. announces the acquisition of Tool World Inc. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Tool World is a full line industrial distributor of products ranging from fasteners, abrasives, safety supplies, tools and shop supplies. The business will operate as Tool World Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Weber Supply Company Inc.

Tool World has built a solid reputation in Winnipeg and the Southern Manitoba area for over twenty-five years and with the addition of more brand name suppliers and new product categories Tool World will be in a stronger position to offer both existing and new customers a much broader offering. Tool World will also be able to offer their customers a greater array of value added services such as; documented cost savings, in-plant training, comprehensive reporting, bar coding technology, vending machines and E-commerce solutions.

Gord Small, District Sales Manager for the Weber Supply Winnipeg operation will oversee both operations. Tool World has twelve employees and will continue to operate in the existing location. This additional location will add a further diversification to Weber Supply’s customer base and will better serve the commitment to their valued suppliers as they strengthen their market base in Winnipeg and the Southern Manitoba area.

Due to Winnipeg’s geographical position and its tremendous rail infrastructure, Winnipeg has become a significant grain centre on the American continent and the financial, commercial, wholesale and manufacturing centre of the mid-west. Winnipeg has always been a hub for commerce and industry and today boasts the most diverse economy of any other major city in Canada.

Weber Supply is Canada’s oldest distributor of quality industrial and safety products and serves markets in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia through eighteen branches and distribution centres. All distribution centres are fully equipped to provide prompt and efficient service from the extensive in-stock inventories of industrial maintenance, repair, operating supplies, abrasives, cutting tools and safety products. As leaders in the industrial and safety distribution field, Weber Supply offers unique solutions that provide customers with the ultimate in cost saving opportunities throughout the procurement channel. To find out more about the products and services Weber Supply provides or to access the online order/catalogue system please visit www.webersupply.com, or call 1-800-80-WEBER