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Bunzl has acquired two Canadian mobile safety companies, Advanced Mobile First Aid & Safety (AMFAS) and Western Safety, based in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia.
Both businesses distribute commercial and industrial first aid and safety supplies, including a full range of personal protection equipment, to end users throughout Western Canada. They also provide safety-related services, including training programs and other workplace safety solutions. Aggregated annual revenue in 2016 was C$16 million.
“AMFAS and Western Safety will be part of our Canadian Safety business within Bunzl North America,” said Bunzl North America President and CEO Patrick L. Larmon. “Both teams provide excellent customer service and have longstanding customer relationships built on value. They will be wonderful additions to our Canadian team.”
“We took this pivotal step in our Canadian safety market business strategy to help our customers build safer, healthier and more productive workplaces,” said Bunzl Canada President John Howlett. “The combined power of our global sourcing, innovation, local relationships and expertise gives our customers a unique, competitive business advantage.”
Advanced Mobile First Aid & Safety (AMFAS)