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The Walden Group and Accès Industrial Group sign distribution agreement for Québec and Nunavut

Mutually beneficial partnership expands firms' collective product offering and geographic reach.
Sudbury-based The Walden Group has announced an agreement with Accès Industrial Group to distribute its equipment in Québec and Nunavut. (Supplied photo)

SUDBURY, ON – Dec. 1, 2020: The Walden Group is pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement with Accès Industrial Group in Rouyn-Noranda and Val d’Or, Québec. Walden and Accès have finalized a partnership agreement that will see Accès as the official and exclusive distributor for Walden utility equipment offerings throughout Québec and Nunavut.

Accès has a successful track record as a mine service and equipment supplier throughout Québec, Nunavut and across Canada. Its wide range of mining equipment services, skilled personnel, and strategically located facilities were a natural fit as Walden seeks to expand its geographic footprint. 

“Accès was impressed with Walden’s engineering and build quality and its commitment to continuous innovation,” said Gilles Marcil, business development manager of Access Industrial Group.

“This was not a difficult agreement for Accès to enter into.”

The mutually beneficial partnership represents a key milestone in the respective firms’ growth strategies and expands their collective product offering and geographic reach.

“We are very happy and proud to be in this partnership with Accès. Walden and Accès provide industry-leading mine utility equipment that is built for the toughest environments, and is one of the most robust offerings in the mine utility equipment world today. This agreement will strengthen our service offering and provide cost-effective solutions to our valued clients throughout Québec and Nunavut,” said Kris Ferguson, president of The Walden Group of Companies.

“We took notice of the high-quality equipment offerings from the Walden Group. In discussions with their executive team, this agreement was developed by our mutually shared values and beliefs, to provide our customers with the best possible service and products for their industrial and mining equipment needs. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with The Walden Group,” said Jean Dion, president of Accès.

With locations in Sudbury and Timmins, The Walden Group of Companies provides our customers with dependable, durable, high-quality equipment. Our mandate is driven by our goal to meet and exceed all of our customers’ needs and to provide a safe working environment for all our valued employees.

Accès Industrial Group is an industrial equipment sales distributor and manufacturer. We offer safe and quality equipment as well as specialized and distinctive services that meet the specific needs of our customers. Our goal is to provide the expertise and creativity of our teams to develop innovative solutions to complete projects and solve the challenges facing our customers.

For questions, or to learn more about what The Walden Group and Accès offers, please visit us at and

For Ontario, please contact Ryan Yurich, business development manager at the Walden Group. For Québec, please contact Gilles Marcil, business development manager at Accès Industrial Group.