TORONTO—Unisource Canada has sold its engineering bond paper converting operations and business in eastern Canada to Cansel.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it covers locations in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador & Nunavut.
Unisource Canada, Inc., a division of Atlanta, Ga.-based printing and packaging company Veritiv, provides just-in-time delivery of printing products, graphic arts, wide format and digital, packaging and facility supplies to Canadian businesses.
“This acquisition is a significant one…that further enhances our already comprehensive portfolio.” notes Stephen Fletcher, vice-president, Cansel. “It aligns with our strategy to position Cansel as a market leader in eastern Canada by expanding our converting business in the region.”
“This transaction allows Veritiv to focus on our core Commercial Print and Wide Format businesses,” states Jason Alderman, Regional Vice President – Canada for Veritiv Corporation, “and it allows for both companies to do what they do best while providing the best possible customer experience going forward.”
Cansel, based in Etobicoke, Ont., provides software, hardware and services to the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, utilities, forestry, and government sectors.