Owens Corning Canada Selects AFA Forest Products Inc. as National Logistics Partner for Fiberglas Building Insulation
TORONTO — Owens Corning Canada LP has selected AFA Forest Products Inc., of Bolton, Ont. as its national logistics partner for its Fiberglas building insulation. The exclusive agreement, effective immediately, applies to order solicitation and delivery for the Owens Corning LTL Fiberglas batts and Atticat blowing wool business. Financial details were not disclosed.
"This new relationship with AFA Forest Products will strengthen our service platform and provide a high level of small-quantity delivery service to our ever-growing dealer customer base across Canada," said Ric McFadden, vice-president and general manager, Building Materials Group Canada, Owens Corning Canada LP. "With more than 40 years' experience in the Canadian building materials distribution business, AFA Forest Products is well positioned to provide highly effective customer-centric performance for this area of our business. We are excited about this development and are confident it will benefit our Canadian customers as we continue to move forward."
Founded in 1974, AFA Forest Products Inc. is a 100% Canadian-owned and operated private company and a leader in the building materials distribution industry. "We are thrilled to be partnering with Owens Corning Canada," said Geoff Keats, vice-president, Allied Products, AFA Forest Products Inc. "Our goal is to provide clients with a service unmatched in the distribution industry and we look forward to bringing a new level of service to Owens Corning Canada and its customers."
Owens Corning Canada has contacted its customers directly regarding this news and customers can expect a smooth transition to AFA Forest Products Inc. Any customer enquiries should be directed to Owens Corning area sales managers, national account managers or regional sales leaders, who will be pleased to assist.