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About IDI


Established in 1981, IDI is a 100% Canadian owned business co-operative. Our approximately 100 shareholder owners consist of over 260 branches, 2,300 employees, almost $200 million in inventory, over $1.15 billion in gross annual revenues, and $800 million in purchasing power. READ MORE


Created by four Southwestern Ontario Power Transmission and Bearing distributors, since its inception in 1981 the IDI organization has grown to include a Distribution Centre (1997), a comprehensive and expanding industrial supply catalogue (2001) and – among innumerable other innovations – an electronic product database (2007). READ MORE

Mission Statement

The mission of IDI is to advance the success of its independent corporate shareholders and to work in harmony with them towards the continuation of the success of the independent in a free enterprise system. READ MORE

Strategic Initiatives

IDI's Board of Directors meets in a retreat-setting every 3-4 years to re-chart the Strategic Vision for IDI's Management Team.  From there, the Management Team builds out a Strategic Plan that authenticates, and implements, the Board's Strategic Vision. READ MORE

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