DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX (QC) - March 2nd, 2012: Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. is pleased to announce the expansion of its operations in Canada with the purchase of a new distribution center in the West Island of Montreal. The company's corporate head office, situated in the greater Montreal area of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, will now manage three distribution centers (2 in Montreal and 1 in Vancouver, BC).
The new 35,000 square feet facility, located in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, is intended to support Brother's steady sales growth and future business development. The expansion is also designed to increase logistics capacity and affirm Brother's commitment to constantly improving its business processes.
"Despite all the challenges facing the economy and the industry, we have been successful in maintaining growth", states Mr. Featherston, President of Brother Canada. "This new facility will support our rapid growth and ensure product supply on time, all the time. That's our commitment to our partners and customers."
Brother Canada provides sales, marketing, and distribution services, as well as customer and technical support for all Canadian customers directly from its corporate head office and distribution facilities in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec.
Brother Canada celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010. The company was established in Montreal in 1960 and is part of a worldwide network of companies belonging to Brother Industries Ltd, of which the corporate headquarters is situated in Nagoya, Japan. Active in over 100 countries, Brother markets a wide range of business machines and home appliances known for their reliability, ease of use and versatility at affordable prices. Numerous Brother products have been awarded significant honours. Recent awards for the company include: the PC Mag Reader's Choice Award 2011 for the quality and reliability of Brother monochrome and colour laser printers and all-in-ones, as well as the internationally recognized iF Product Design Award 2011, commending seven Brother products for their innovation and quality of design. Brother Industries Ltd. is a 6 billion-dollar (USD) company employing more than 29,000 people operating in 44 countries and regions around the globe.
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