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About Gescan Automation

Gescan Automation is a premier distributor of automation, process and electrical products for the industrial, utilities and process markets. Our team of focused technical sales and support specialists, and leading vendor partners, continually collaborate to bring clients advanced products and solutions. Gescan assists customers with training, service, support and application engineering for the toughest of processes. As a division of Sonepar Canada, the country’s largest privately-held electrical products’ distributor and a supplier of safety, facilities maintenance and MRO products and services, Gescan has an enviable reputation of being an expert supplier and consultant in the automation and process marketplace. 

The Sonepar Advantage

Sonepar Canada is a national family of the finest locally managed electrical and safety wholesalers. We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 40 countries with approximately 2,100 locations and 32,000 employees. In Canada, we are represented in six provinces by Dixon Electric, Gescan, Lumen, MGM Electric, SESCO, Texcan, and Vallen. Sonepar’s business is the B2B technical distribution of electrical materials and related products and services.

Sonepar’s mission is to satisfy the needs of its customers through dedicated and professional personnel, and quality products and services which are easily available with reliable deliveries. Leveraging its strong global resource base, local autonomy and family-oriented values, Sonepar delivers the best products and services for its customers and suppliers. 

The Sonepar Canada Family has grown significantly over the years. Our businesses are each unique and we stay true to our entrepreneurial roots with our decentralized organizational structure and independently run divisions. Sonepar Canada family companies are all independently run because our customers deserve personalized treatment, tailored to various industries and clientele. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all – we operate based on the needs of our customers and the ways that they do business. In Canada, Sonepar has over 1,900 employees working out of 103 offices between our distinctive labels.

The Sonepar Canada Family

Dixon Electric is a full line electrical distributor servicing Northern Ontario. Dixon Electric is committed to providing quality products and customized solutions for electrical contractors, mining, forestry, pulp & paper industries.

Gescan is a premier distributor of automation, process, electrical products and services distributor for the industrial, utilities and process markets, serving British Columbia, Ontario and the prairies.

Lumen is a premier supplier of electrical equipment, exclusively serving Quebec with overnight delivery almost province-wide.

MGM is a full line electrical distributor servicing the Thunder Bay and North Western Ontario region for over 25 years committed to providing excellent customer service, quality products and customized solutions for the Electrical Contractor, Mining, Forestry and Pulp & Paper Industries.

SESCO is a full line electrical distributor providing outstanding service to residential, commercial and industrial customers from Hamilton to Kingston.

Texcan is one of Canada’s largest wire and cable distributors, operating in British Columbia, Ontario and the prairies. Texcan provides a range of products and services to customers in various markets, such as utility, pulp and paper, transportation, marine, commercial and residential.

Vallen is a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, operations and health and safety products and services for the industrial market in Canada, operating in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.

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