On November 15, 2016, Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAWS) acquired Mattic Industries Limited.
Lawson Products is an industrial distributor of maintenance and repair products and services to the maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and automotive marketplaces with several strategically located distribution centers in North America. Vancouver-based Mattic Industries is a leading distributor of rivets, fasteners and other industrial components throughout Western Canada. Similar to Lawson, the company also provides vendor managed inventory (VMI) services to customers.
Miller Thomson advised Lawson Products in this acquisition with a team that included Judson Whiteside and Brendan Burns (corporate/M&A), Ashley Mitchell (employment) and Sharon MacMillan (real estate).