CLEVELAND, February 9, 2018 – Oatey Co. (Oatey) a leader in the plumbing industry since 1916, announced today the acquisition of G.F. Thompson Company Limited (G.F. Thompson). Based in Newmarket, Ontario G.F. Thompson is a leading manufacturer and distributor of products serving the plumbing and HVAC markets in Canada.
G. F. Thompson was founded in 1947 and its extensive product line is sold throughout Canada to the plumbing, HVAC, industrial and retail trades. Product categories include sealants, compounds, cleaning and pipe preparation chemicals and related accessories. G.F. Thompson manufactures products under the brand name “Masters.”
“At Oatey we are committed to providing our customers with a broad line of high quality products” said Oatey CEO, Neal Restivo. “The addition of G.F. Thompson and its market-leading Masters brand significantly strengthens our ability to serve the Canadian market.”
Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries, with a commitment to delivering quality, building trust and improving lives. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply thousands of products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers around the world.
Oatey is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. For more information, visit www.oatey.com, call (800) 321-9532 or follow Oatey on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram.
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