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Canada and Central Europe

Operates across two countries, Canada and the Netherlands servicing residential, commercial and industrial sectors both in the RMI and new construction markets.

2

Business units

245

Branches

2,862

Employees

Business units

 

Wolseley Canada

Wolseley Canada supplies plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration products to residential and commercial contractors. It also supplies specialist water and waste water treatment systems to residential, commercial and municipal contractors, and supply PVF solutions to oil and gas customers.

2

Market position

80%

Contribution to Canada and Central European ongoing revenue 2016/17

Wasco

Wasco is a distributor of heating, plumbing and related spare parts across the Netherlands.

3

Market position

20%

Contribution to Canada and Central European ongoing revenue 2016/17

Our brands

Wolseley

Wolseley Canada is a leading national distributor of plumbing, heating, industrial and ventilation equipment. Located in 9 provinces across Canada, with a network of 220 branches coast-to-coast, it provides solutions to professional contractors and industrial users.

2

Market position

220

Branches

2,500

Employees

Wasco

Wasco is a Dutch distributor of heating and sanitary products and spares with more than 40 years' experience.

Wasco is a leading name in the central heating industry in the Netherlands. More than 10,000 installation companies across the country rely on Wasco’s products, service, logistics and delivery.

The company was founded in 1970 as a sole proprietorship, based in a barn. It’s now a household name – a professional wholesaler of heating, sanitary and spare parts, with 32 branches across the country.

Wasco’s wholesale business supplies products for central heating, sanitary appliances, plumbing materials and spare parts.

25

Branches

3

Market position*
*management estimate

362

Employees

Performance

£1,042m

Revenue 7% of group

£45m

Trading profit

4.3%

Trading margin

5-year performance £m (%)

Quarterly like-for-like revenue growth (%)

 

Revenue by market sector (%)