Gillfor Distribution Acquires AFA Forest Products

Gillfor Distribution Inc., parent company to OWL Distribution, McIlveen Lumber Industries, Brunswick Valley Distribution, and Brown & Rutherford Co., has acquired AFA Forest Products Inc. AFA is a distributor for building products in Canada and is headquartered in Bolton, ON. It owns and operates 13 distribution facilities that service retail, wholesale, and industrial landscape for both commodity lumber and specialty products across Canada. Gillfor and AFA will continue to operate in parallel until a full operational assessment is completed and a seamless integration can be executed. “This acquisition will elevate Gillfor to be amongst the largest Canadian distributors for building products and allow us to truly provide local partnerships from coast to coast,” says Gary Gill, chairman, Gillfor Distribution and Fraserview Group of Companies.