10 August 2016
Veritiv breaks ground in Canada
MISSISSAUGA, ON—Veritiv is expanding its Canadian presence with the construction of its new headquarters and warehouse in Mississauga. A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the milestone.

Left to right:  Stan Krawitz, executive VP Savills Studley; Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie; Mary Laschinger, chairman and CEO of Veritiv; Jason Alderman, regional VP Veritiv; David Wojcik, Mississauga Board of Trade CEO & president; Blair Wolk VP Orlando Corporation.
 
“This new facility will enable Veritiv to expand our service capabilities for Canadian customers and increase the company’s operational efficiencies by consolidating our three existing facilities in the greater Toronto area,” Jason Alderman, regional vice president – Canada for Veritiv, said.  “The City of Mississauga also offers many strategic advantages to our operations, our customers, and our employees.”

The new facility is located at 125 Madill Boulevard and will employ almost 350 employees. It includes approximately 410,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space and 42,000 sq. ft. of office space. It is expected to be operational by summer 2017. 

“Bringing together Veritiv’s Toronto area team in this new, state-of-the art facility in Mississauga is an important strategic investment for our company, and it aligns with one of our business goals to integrate our operations and strengthen collaboration throughout our organization,” Mary Laschinger, chairman and CEO for Veritiv, said. “Canada is an important market for Veritiv, and we are delighted to renew our commitment to this city and accelerate our growth across the country.”

Veritiv, a Fourtune 500 company, currently employs 950 Canadians, and has a fleet of approximately 115 tractor-trailer units, and a network of 17 warehouses.
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