UniFirst Acquires Canadian Rival
UniFirst Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA; recently announced the acquisition of Canadian rival, McGuire Uniforms, Mississauga, Ontario.
The merger represents a combination of two of the largest suppliers of direct-purchase programs in Canada, according to a news release. For UniFirst, the acquisition will nearly double its current direct-purchase program.
“We’re excited about the addition of McGuire to our team and welcome the opportunity to provide the quality products and service their customers have come to expect,” said Tim Sullivan, general manager of UniFirst Canada. “McGuire Uniforms has been in business for over 20 years and leveraged superior relationships and customer service to achieve constant and steady growth during that time. UniFirst’s like-minded dedication to the customers we serve makes McGuire the perfect partner.”
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