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Who we are

Established in 1981 by four Southwestern Ontario Power Transmission and Bearing distributors.

Co-operative business model – IDI’s “members” are IDI’s shareholder owners.

100% Canadian.

IDI supports distributors in the following market verticals:

  • Industrial Supply

  • Safety Supply

  • Power Transmission / Bearings / Motion Control

  • Fluid Power

All IDI members are independently-owned distributors.

About our approximately 100 shareholder owners:

  • More than 260 branches spanning every province and territory

  • Over 2,300 employees servicing the Canadian industrial marketplace

  • Between $150M – $200M in inventory housed across Canada, in close proximity to any end-user

  • Over $1.15B in gross revenues

  • Close to $600M in purchasing power in our four market verticals

More than 140 IDI-approved vendor relationships, covering both the lines that our members market, as well as the costs members incur to operate their businesses.

IDI members channel close to $200M of their spend through the co-operative.


Yukon British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Northwest Territories Manitoba Ontario Nunavut Quebec Newfoundland Nova Scotia New Brunswick