Wainbee Limited has officially acquired Hallmark Hose Headquarters in Wallaceburg, Ontario! This move is a testament to their dedication to delivering value to their shareholders and fortifying their market presence. But that’s not all – Dave and Carol Dauw, the fantastic minds behind Hallmark Hose, will be joining the Wainbee family to ensure a seamless transition and continued customer satisfaction!

This acquisition represents a significant opportunity for Wainbee to enhance their market presence in Lambton, Kent, and Essex counties. By integrating Hallmark Hose into Wainbee’s portfolio, they are ready to unlock new products and services for Hallmark’s customers with their own lineup of Parker fluid connectors, and motion control, filtration, and automation products.

Wainbee officially sealed the deal on June 1st, 2024, and over the summer it’s expected some changes to their name and systems, but still paying tribute to Hallmark Hose Headquarters’ legacy every step of the way!

Campbell Tourgis, EVP & COO of Wainbee, commented that “This acquisition is in strategic alignment with our vision of growth through expansion of our MRO branch locations, while we service and enhance our value proposition for Hallmark’s customers. Dave and Carol have served this area well and have been a noble competitor and trading partner, and we are excited to have them join our team. With their relationships we plan to enhance our products and services in these counties.”

Dave Dauw, President of Hallmark Hose Headquarters Inc. had this to say about the acquisition: “We are pleased to have made these arrangements with Wainbee to acquire Hallmark Hose. In reviewing the market with whom we would trust to provide the same level of service that Hallmark provides, we always had customer satisfaction in mind. All our dealings with Wainbee have been positive throughout the years,  and we have entrusted them with the care of our customers for years to come. Carol and I have always prided ourselves on going above and beyond for customer service and satisfaction, and we are confident that Wainbee will continue in this tradition that Hallmark has created. Carol and I will be staying on to help integrate our two companies, so while this is not goodbye, we wish to thank all our customers for their continued support since 1984.”

Wainbee extends heartfelt gratitude to its shareholders, customers, partners, and employees for their unwavering support and commitment. With this acquisition, Wainbee embarks on a journey towards even greater service excellence in the region.

Should you have any inquiries or need additional information, please feel free to reach out to Jeanine Frutuoso, Marketing Manager, at Wainbee Limited, or marketing@wainbee.com.

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