Wolseley Canada acquires James Electric Motor Services

14 September 2018

Wolseley Canada Western Region (“Wolseley”) has announced the acquisition of James Electric Motor Services Ltd. (“James Electric”) located in Calgary, Canada. 

The acquisition will result in all 64 of James Electric’s employees joining the Wolseley team.  James Electric president,  Rick James, will also join Wolseley and continue in his current role to ensure the continued delivery of exceptional service, pump and motor repair and maintenance expertise.

 “At James Electric, we pride ourselves in our ability to expertly trouble-shoot pump and motor supply, service, repair and assembly,” said James. “Wolseley’s vast distribution network, of over 220 locations across the country, will enable us to expand our market reach and product offerings. As the proud leader of James Electric for over 45 years, I believe Wolseley is an excellent fit for all aspects of our business. I’m very pleased that James Electric will now be part of a leading distributor in Canada.” James Electric Motor Services Ltd. will continue to operate under the “James Electric” brand for the foreseeable future

“James Electric has built a solid reputation in the marketplace by focusing on exceptional customer experiences and putting their knowledgeable staff at the centre of their business’s decision-making process,” said Strachan. “This acquisition strongly aligns with Wolseley’s strategic imperatives, especially our focus on delivering exceptional customer value. James Electric is a very complementary business and we are excited to be able to leverage each other’s strengths to build and grow together.”

Image Credit: James Electric