Bartle & Gibson and ABB Announce New Agreement for Electrical Distribution Solutions

Dec 14, 2020
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Agreement facilitates customer procurement of ABB Electrical Distribution, Control and Power Solutions in western provinces


Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd., an Alberta-based premier plumbing, heating and electrical distributor and ABB today, Monday, December 14, announced a new regional partnership enabling increased access to ABB’s Electrical Distribution, Control and Power Solutions product portfolio across Western Canada.

“With our strong presence in the west through 31 branches located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Northwest Territories, we will bring ABB’s electrification products closer to the customer,” said Greg Stephenson, Bartle & Gibson’s Senior Vice-President – Electrical. “We are proud of this new partnership, which will increase satisfaction across our broad client base, thanks to ABB’s excellent products for electrical distribution lines.”

This product category includes medium-voltage and low-voltage distribution and control equipment, low-voltage minia-ture drives as well as traditional installation products and known brands such as Thomas & Betts. ABB’s expanded port-folio ensures the safe and smart distribution of electricity, “from substation to socket” throughout industrial facilities and commercial installations, controlling power flow and quality. The company’s solutions are designed to meet Canadian safety and certification standards, while ensuring easy installation, operational efficiency and reducing downtime and unforeseen costs.

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“Our agreement with Bartle & Gibson is a strategic opportunity,” said Rob MacPherson, Vice-President, Industry, EPC and Business Development, ABB Electrification. “Both our organizations are still growing, and this partnership is an in-vestment in our future together. We’ve made a commitment to the Canadian marketplace: manufacturing for ABB and distribution for Bartle & Gibson. Here’s yet another example of writing the future of electrification together — we’re here to stay.”

ABB’s more than 100 years of experience and application knowledge combined with Bartle & Gibson’s 75-year wholesale distribution history for plumbing, heating and electrical supplies guarantees a partnership focused on safe and reliable solutions.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, auto-mation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a his-tory of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

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Now Western Canada’s premier plumbing, heating, and electrical distributor, Bartle & Gibson was founded by two Ca-nadian businessmen who wanted to focus on relationships with customers and suppliers. Bartle & Gibson consists of 31 branches spread throughout Western Canada, which are supplied by three main distribution points. The company’s continued growth and expansion is due in no small part to its dedication to providing exceptional service to all clients, suppliers, and employees. Bartle & Gibson continues to be the privately owned, 100% Canadian organization that its customers have trusted since 1944.

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