Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

Oct 16, 2018

IMARKThe Boards of IMARK Group, Inc, Omni Corporate Services Ltd., Inc, and Equity Plumbing, LLC have announced a merger of the three organizations into one group, becoming the only multi-vertical member owned and member controlled marketing group servicing the electrical and plumbing industries.

Effective January 1, 2019, IMARK Group will be the new organizations’ name. IMARK will operate the respective verticals IMARK Electrical and IMARK Plumbing.

IMARK Electrical is the largest marketing group in the U.S. electrical industry and operates a growing organization in Canada. IMARK is a member-owned, member-governed group featuring full transparency to all member/owners. IMARK Electrical is also a member-owner of IMELCO, an international group of electrical wholesale cooperatives across Europe, Russia, Australia, Canada and the United States. 

Omni Corporate Services Ltd., Inc., a leading member-owned group of plumbing and HVAC wholesalers across the United States ,and Equity Plumbing, LLC, formerly privately held and the largest United States plumbing group in terms of membership, will be combining to form the new groups plumbing vertical, IMARK Plumbing.

Bob Smith, President  & CEO of the expanded IMARK Group says, “Our member-owned, member-governed model offers our member/owners the clearest and most transparent array of group benefits and opportunities. We grew the electrical vertical based on this value proposition to the market leadership position in the U.S. and most recently internationally through our membership in IMELCO (also member-owned). Joining with Omni Corporate Services Ltd., Inc. and Equity Plumbing, LLC, our cohesive philosophies and management strength will serve us well as we continue to grow in a rapidly changing world.

”Matt Roos, founder of Equity Plumbing, LLC and now Executive Vice President of IMARK Plumbing and IMARK Electrical adds, “Our experience with the merger of Equity/EDN into IMARK nine years ago enhanced our market presence and proved extremely beneficial to all our members and suppliers. With consolidation continuing in all market segments, we are confident that this merger will provide cost effective services and enhanced financial returns for all our members.”

National Investment in Building ConstructionTotal investment in building construction increased 2.2% in May to $15.2 billion. Gains in the residential sector (+2.8% to $10.4 billion) led the increase, while the non-residential sector edged up 0.9% to $4.8 billion. On a constant dollar basis (2012=100), investment in building construction rose 1.8% to $12.7 billion.

Gap in investment between multi-unit and single-unit dwellings continues to grow

Investment in multi-unit dwellings rose 7.6% in May to $5.5 billion, while investment in single-unit dwellings declined 2.2% to $4.9 billion.

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AztecAztec Electrical Supply is one of the most dynamic, fastest growing electrical and automation distributors in Canada. The supplier has four Ontario locations, in Concord, Cambridge, Burlington and Mississauga.

They specialize in supplying quality automation and electrical products to electrical contractors, manufacturing plants, OEMs and custom machine builders. Their comprehensive inventory includes electrical and pneumatic products for breakdowns and emergencies, as well as everyday contractor and MRO requirements. They also work closely with their partners to source specialty products that may be required for major projects.

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House of ElectricalHouse of Electrical Supplies is a distribution company that specializes in ‘service’. They go beyond what a standard supplier provides, not just with knowledgeable employees, but with a compliment of support services.

From small construction to sophisticated industrial projects, House of Electrical stocks electrical supplies for a wide range of applications. For over 30 years, they have been servicing clients in the industrial, OEM, entertainment and construction markets across the greater metropolitan Toronto area. Their product solutions range from electrical, automation, safety, lighting and portable power distribution.

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