4 January 2017
Published in News-en-us

Granby, January 4, 2017

It is official: Vilco and Superior Tanks (Vilco) have joined forces with Granby Industries. As a recognized manufacturer of specialty fuel oil tanks, Vilco will preserve its know-how while pursuing plans to grow alongside Granby Industries.
“I am very happy to pass the torch to Granby Industries, a solid company with a clear plan for success. I am confident that our combined organizations will ensure the continuity by upholding product quality standards, caring for clients, and building on existing expertise”, said Pierre Côté, President of Vilco.

With continuity in mind
Pierre Fournier, President of Granby Industries, added that “The acquisition of our two companies is a further testament to Granby Industries’ commitment to the oil storage industry. In addition to increasing manufacturing capacity, the transaction will enhance our ability to offer the most comprehensive oil storage solutions in the industry today. This can only be profitable to everyone”
It is Granby Industries’ goal to integrate these two companies as seamlessly as possible with continued access to customer service representatives and uninterrupted flow of product supply. Over the next several weeks, a dedicated team will be contacting our customers to discuss the implementation plan to ensure a congruent customer service experience.
To our current Granby Industries customers, we thank you for your continued support and loyalty. To Superior and Vilco customers, we welcome the opportunity to earn your business. To all Granby Industries’ partners, we would like to thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this transition period.
Your satisfaction is very important to us. Should you have any comments, questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your sales representative or sales agent.

About Granby Industries
Since it was founded in 1954, Granby Industries has become the North American leader in the manufacturing and distribution of residential, commercial and industrial steel and fibreglass tanks for the safe storage and distribution of petroleum products. With environmental concerns at the forefront, Granby Industries follows a strict policy for managing environmental impacts and develops alternative products and services such as fiberglass products.

Contacts:
Pierre Fournier, President, Granby Industries
pfournier@granbyindustries.com
Tel: 1-800-839-2070
Pierre Côté, President, Vilco – Superior Tanks
pcote@vilco.ca
Tel: 1-514-919-8265