Samuel, Son & Co. completes acquisition of Wilkinson Steel and Metals

Acquisition will improve company's presence in large growth regions in western Canada.

May 1, 2013

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. has complete its acquisition of Wilkinson Steel and Metals, increasing the company’s presence in Western Canada.

The company, the fourth largest metal manufacturer, processor and distributor in North America, says the acquisition will also improve strategic alliances with the economies of Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan dealing directly with the forestry, mining, oil and gas, and shipbuilding.

It also expects the deal to add a new product line of bars and structurals to the current Samual product line in Western Canada, and strnegthen its position in carbon plate and carbon flat rolled products.

Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd. is a family owned business founded in 1855 and is the 4th largest metal processor and distributor in North America. The company employs more than 5,000 people at more than 100 service centres and manufacturing plants in North America, the UK, Australia and China.