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Oatey acquires G.F. Thompson

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GF Thompson Co Ltd Oatey 2018 February 12, 2018

Cleveland, Ohio-based Oatey Co. has acquired Newmarket, Ontario-based G.F. Thompson Company Limited. Oatey has operated in the plumbing industry since 1916. G.F. Thompson, founded in 1947, is a manufacturer and distributor of products serving the plumbing and HVAC markets in Canada.

”At Oatey we are committed to providing our customers with a broad line of high quality products,” says 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.”

G. F. Thompson product categories include sealants, compounds, cleaning and pipe preparation chemicals, and other accessories.

Oatey offers products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. The organization operates a manufacturing and distribution network to supply more than 6,000 products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers globally. The company has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China.

G. F. Thompson has a manufacturing and shipping facility in Newmarket and warehousing facilities in Calgary, Alta; Coquitlam, B.C.; and Regina, Sask.