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Gerrie Electric Wholesale announces executive team appointments

We are very excited about the future of Gerrie Electric as our third generation (3G), formally transition to the Executive Team. Jonathan, Joanna and Taylor grew up in the business and are passionate about carrying on the legacy.

April 5th, 2023th, 2023


Electrical Distributor Theft is on the Rise in Ontario: Beware of Stolen or Counterfeit Goods

Electrical Distributor theft is on the rise in Ontario. There has been a significant increase in the theft of electrical products in Ontario from the stock of your trusted electrical distributor branches. These stolen products appear on social media sites and in non-authorized locations, and counterfeit products often accompany them.  Always consider where you are purchasing products from and whether they are sold by a trusted electrical distributor and approved to meet Canadian safety certifications.

January 4th, 2023

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Small Scale Robotic Automation Drives a Big Impact for Gerrie Electric’s Distribution

Gerrie Electric turned to small scale automation to unlock warehouse footprint and productivity opportunities quickly and reliably. The result – error-free picking, a boost in throughput, a trajectory to achieve and beat a targeted 3-year ROI and room to accommodate their immediate growth for additional robots and ports to handle the increased demand.  

June 16th, 2022

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Who Better to Service Industrial IOT than Electrical Designers and Electricians?

If you are among those in the electrical, instrumentation, and controls realm who are considering how the 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) will reshape your business, your career - your world - you are not alone. Read an article authored by @GerrieElectric Luke Young, Automation Services & Solutions Manager in @ElectricalBusinessNetwork to learn how Electrical Designers & Electricians can service Industrial IOT.  

May 26th, 2022

Gerrie Announcement - Best Managed

Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited is proud to be a 2022 winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for eight consecutive years. 

May 10th, 2022

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Gerrie Announcement - FM Supply

The Executive of Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited is very pleased to announce the acquisition of FM Supply, effective April 1, 2022. They will continue to operate as FM Supply and it is business as usual. We do not anticipate changes in the way they currently do business with their locations in Waterloo and Stratford; they will now however have access to Gerrie’s inventory and a broader range of products and services.

April 1st, 2022

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FedDev Ontario Announcement

We are pleased to share FedDev Ontario announcement supporting a local, 100% Canadian, women owned, family 3rd generation business for innovation and productivity improvements to support new and growing sales with the focus on customers. 

March 31st, 2021 

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Minister Joly Announcement 

FedDev Ontario to support for two local Burlington businesses, March 31st at 2:30p EST.

March 31st, 2021 

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Pandemic roundtable with electrical distributors, Part 1 

Virtually gathered together with a panel of electrical distributors, from one coast to the other, to learn how the pandemic was affecting their operations and their ability to serve their customers. 

June 23rd, 2020

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Interview with Joanna Kwant

EFC elected new YPN regional and national chairs for 2020 and 2021. Among this new leadership group are Kwant, who serves as Chair for the Ontario Region, National Chair Sean Bernard, Quebec Chair Jean-Francois Gravel, and Atlantic Chair Nick Foster. 

June 8th, 2020

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By Blake Marchand

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Discussing the Business Impacts of COVID-19 on the Electrical Industry with Taylor Gerrie

Taylor Gerrie is a Director of Strategic Transformation. Taylor took some time to address the current situation brought on by the pandemic, how Gerrie Electric has adapted, what he is seeing in terms of the impact on the market, and how he sees things changing as we gradually move towards getting back to ‘normal’. 

May 29th, 2020

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By Blake Marchand