Trenton, Ontario Canada, July 1st, 2022 – TDL Canada (TDL) of Trenton, ON is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gentek Marketing Inc (Gentek), Concord, ON. The combined company, TDL Gentek, will be led by Jeff McInnis, President, formerly the CEO of Gentek, reporting to Laurie Tugman CEO of TDL.
“The combination of TDL Canada and Gentek builds on the strong and successful legacy of two family-founded Canadian companies with over 80 years of technology and consumer product experience. The new TDL Gentek will have the scale, assets, and capabilities needed to deliver nationwide support to our customers, vendors, and partners. TDL Gentek has a bright future as a Canadian distribution powerhouse.” Laurie Tugman, CEO TDL
“Gentek Marketing Inc has been distributing communications and networking products for over 40 years. During that time Gentek has experienced significant growth through our valued vendor partnerships, customers and the amazing Gentek team. TDL’s acquisition of Gentek is a case of 1+1=3, where purchasing power, complementary product sets, diverse customers and collective distribution expertise will add a strong Canadian distribution partner to the market. It has been a tremendous journey building Gentek, and TDL Gentek will continue the Gentek legacy of excellent customer service, partnerships, and value for our customers.” Mitch Freedman, Founder, and Former Owner, Gentek Marketing Inc
“TDL Gentek has now become a top Canadian owned and managed distributor operating at scale. The merged companies bring together over 250 world class brands under one roof, provided to Canada's finest channel partners, value-add resellers, and broadband operators. I am honoured to lead the team and to ensure our customers will remain at the centre of all we do.” Jeff McInnis, President TDL Gentek.
The new combined company will be headquartered out of Trenton, Ontario and operate over 60,000 square feet of distribution space in Concord (Gentek’s current facility), Trenton, ON, Montreal, PQ, Edmonton, AB and Paris, Ontario.
The vendor’s financial advisor is Kroll Corporate Finance Canada Limited, and their legal counsel is WierFoulds LLP. TDL engaged Stikeman Elliott LLP as legal counsel.
TDL Canada is a distribution company serving retailers, e-commerce fulfillment, and installers nationwide in Canada for over 40 years. For more information on TDL Canada visit: www.tdlcanada.ca
Gentek Marketing Inc is a leading distributor of unified communications and connectivity products. With over 40 years in business, we are always at the cutting edge of what the market needs — and what the latest technology can deliver. For more information on Gentek, www.gentek.com
For more information contact:
Tina Furlan | TDL Gentek