Linde Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, a member of The Linde Group, has acquired P&B Industrial Sales Inc., a Sudbury, Ontario-based distributor of welding gases and equipment.
P&B was a privately owned company that has been in business since 1992, serving customers ranging from small to mid-sized manufacturers and fabrication shops in Sudbury and the surrounding areas.
P&B's employees, some of whom have over 30 years of experience with welding gases and equipment, bring expertise coupled with strong customer relationships in the Sudbury area. They will make an excellent addition to our already strong team in that region,"said Chris Ebeling, vice president and general manager, Linde Canada.
Linde Canada is a supplier of gases, welding equipment and safety products.
The Linde Group has more than 50,000 employees working in around 100 countries worldwide. In the 2007 financial year it had sales of EUR 12.3 billion (US$18.7 billion).