Gescan is a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 35 countries with approximately 2,100 locations and 32,000 employees. In Canada, we are represented in six provinces by CenturyVallen, Dixon Electric, Gescan, Lumen, Texcan, Osso Electric, and Sesco.
Sonepar’s business is the B2B technical distribution of electrical materials and related products and services.
Sonepar’s mission is to satisfy the needs of its customers through dedicated and professional personnel, and quality products and services which are easily available with reliable deliveries.
We leverage our strong global resource base, our local autonomy and our family-oriented values to deliver the best products and services for our customers and suppliers. In seeking the continuous development and efficiency of our employees, Sonepar’s decentralized organizational structure encourages the entrepreneurial spirit and synergies at all levels while respecting the balance between local initiatives and overall group policy.
Sonepar Canada Family
The Sonepar Canada family has grown significantly over the years thanks to organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Our businesses are each unique and we foster an opportunistic spirit in our company every day. We stay true to our entrepreneurial roots with our decentralized organizational structure and independently run divisions.
Sonepar Canada family companies are all independently run because our customers deserve personalized treatment, tailored to various industries and clientele. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all – we operate based on the needs of our customers and the ways that they do business. In Canada, Sonepar has over 1,700 employees working out of 99 offices between our distinctive labels.