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Wagg’s Acquires Grainger Uniform Rental

Wagg’s Ltd., Orillia, ON., recently announced that they have acquired Grainger Uniform Rental, from Peterborough, ON.

Grainger Uniform Rental was family owned and operated, proudly serving Peterborough and the surrounding Kawartha area. Wagg’s Ltd. has a well-established company culture and values that align with the Grainger family. They have an enviable reputation for delivering innovative, high-quality products and services, and taking great care of their customers. President Billy Wagg is the fifth generation of his family to run his company.

“I want to commend Rick Grainger and all of his employees for the strong, solid business they created at Grainger Uniform Rental,” said Billy Wagg. “Although our two companies have been friendly competitors over the years in this market, Wagg’s has a lot of respect for Grainger’s history and heritage, for the way they take care of their customers and for the way they live out their values. We believe there is a lot of common ground between our two companies that will allow us to build a strong foundation for a successful future.”

Wagg’s existing plant in Orillia, extends the company’s full-service capabilities into the Peterborough and Kawartha areas. The acquisition expands their geographic footprint and they have added new delivery routes. Servicing customers with floor mats, mops, aprons, towels, napkins, industrial coveralls and shop towels, lab coats and gowns.

“The purchase of the Grainger Uniform Rental customers aligns with our long-standing commitment to our core markets throughout Central Ontario where we have served customers for over 120 years,” said Wagg’s President Billy Wagg.

“Our reputation for reliable, best-in-class service is built on our in depth regional resources and our outstanding team. We will build on this foundation by increasing our service capacity and geographic supply for customers across our markets. This acquisition also supports a natural expansion of our regional footprint, and we are excited to serve new customers across several Ontario regions.”

As of November 2021, Wagg’s began servicing the new accounts out of their headquarters located in Orillia, ON. The purchase did not include Grainger’s dry-cleaning division.

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