About Sonepar Canada
The Sonepar Advantage
Your local connection to the world’s leading electrical, industrial, and safety distributor
To ensure we continue to offer you the highest levels of service, Century Vallen is a member of Sonepar Canada. Sonepar is a worldwide electrical distributor represented by over 160 companies operating in 36 countries on five continents. In Canada, Sonepar’s family of companies includes CenturyVallen, Gescan, Lumen, Sesco, Texcan, and Osso.
Being a part of Sonepar means that CenturyVallen can benefit from its financial strength and international presence. This allows us to focus on the needs of our customers and develop tools that make doing business with us even easier. We are also able to tap into a network of experts; working with other Sonepar companies to create tailor-made solutions for our customers… that’s the Sonepar Advantage!
Sonepar Canada at a Glance
- 6 Operating Companies
- 1400+ Associates
- 95 Branches in 6 Provinces
- In Canada Since 1984
- One Motto: Being Close to the Customer
Sonepar Canada Group of Companies
With 27 branches across the country, Gescan focuses on industrial accounts and contractors throughout the west and on automation and control products in Ontario. In 1989 Sonepar bought Gescan and in turn it has grown into a company that goes beyond product delivery to become a world-class business partner.
Based in Quebec, Lumen has over 500 employees in 27 branches including specialized consultants in the fields of Automation, Industrial Wire & Cable, Lighting and Telecom. In 1984, Sonepar entered Canada and Lumen became their 4th international acquisition.
Osso Electric Supplies is an electrical wholesaler founded in 1984 in Oshawa, Ontario. Expanding throughout the years, there are currently 9 branches in the province providing outstanding service to industrial, commercial and residential customers. Osso Electric is also involved in alternative energy with Sonepar Canada`s Blueway group, designing and installing turn-key solar energy solutions.
Based in Ontario with 5 branches, SESCO is a full line electrical distributor serving residential, commercial and industrial contractors in the Greater Toronto Area. As Sonepar’s newest member, SESCO continues to provide customers with quality counter service combined with local expertise from experienced and knowledgeable team members.
With 7 branches in Canada, Texcan is one of Canada’s largest wire, cable and data communication distributors. Since joining Sonepar in 2001, Texcan has renewed its commitment to superior customer service and made it the number one reason for customers to choose Texcan over it’s competition.
With over 400 associates and 21 branches, Century Vallen is well positioned to service your local, regional and/or national Industrial, MRO and Safety supply-chain management requirements. In business since 1937, Century Vallen joined Sonepar in 2008 and continues to conduct business in the best interest of customers and employees by providing reliable, high quality service.