Graybar Canada Acquires Electro-mag


Oct 1, 2021

Graybar Canada, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Electro-mag Inc. including the JAD brand.

Headquartered in Sherbrooke, QC., with locations in Drummondville, Quebec, Montreal, and London (ON), Electro-mag provides services & solutions via pneumatic, safety, sensing and automation product distribution. Electro-mag was founded in 1976 and has five locations across Canada, four of which are in the province of Quebec.

As a subsidiary of Graybar Canada, the company will continue to operate under the Electro-Mag name with the same leadership team, employees, and suppliers. “We are really excited to welcome the Electro-mag team to Graybar Canada. Expanding our reach into Québec has been a strategic priority for us in recent years. Electromag’s people-oriented culture and values align well with Graybar Canada.” said Jason Taylor, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Graybar Canada. “Alain, Joe, Jérémy, and the entire team at Electro-mag have worked hard to build a brand, recognized for exceptional customer focus, representing best in class manufacturers.

Electro-MagThe business will continue to operate under the Electro-mag banner supported by the existing Québec leadership team.” “Joe, Jérémy, the whole Electro-mag team and I, are very proud to be uniting with Graybar Canada. The cornerstone of this union is based on a common mission to be an integral part of the automation supply chain, bringing outstanding value to our clients and manufacturing partners with passion and integrity. Joining the Graybar Canada family will provide Electro-mag the depth and logistics needed to continue our explosive growth in our industry segment and beyond – l’union fait la force!” said Alain Cool, President, Electro-mag. Graybar Canada, a subsidiary of Graybar Electric, who are a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services in Canada.

Through its network of more 30 branches nation-wide, Graybar Canada stocks and sells products from 2 thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence, and efficiency. For more information, visit

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