Wolseley Canada Becomes TOTO's First National Distributor in Canada

Wolseley Canada Becomes TOTO's First National Distributor in Canada 
BURLINGTON, Ontario, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Wolseley Canada and TOTO are 
pleased to announce a new partnership, making Wolseley the first company in 
Canada to carry TOTO's full product line from coast-to-coast. As of today, all 
TOTO fixtures and fittings, including faucets, accessories, showers, flush 
valves, lavatories, toilets, baths and urinals, are available at Wolseley's 
144 Plumbing branches and showrooms across Canada. 
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This new agreement between Wolseley and TOTO is an expansion of their 
relationship that has existed successfully in Western Canada for over 10 
years. The expanded partnership offers Wolseley the opportunity to provide its 
customers with the full line from the brand that has set the standard for 
world-class performance and innovation in products that improve people's 
quality of life. Known for their enduring quality, reliability and effortless 
beauty, TOTO's products are an important addition to Wolseley's national 
"Wolseley is thrilled to expand the relationship with TOTO to all of Canada. 
We are proud to represent the TOTO brand which stands for durability, quality, 
and innovation – all attributes that are important to us and our customers," 
says Paul Kennedy, Wolseley Canada Vice-President, Plumbing. "The expansion of 
our very successful existing Wolseley/TOTO relationship in Western Canada 
provides our customers access to the entire TOTO line nationally through our 
market-leading network of branches coast-to-coast." 
"The Canadian market has been a high priority for TOTO for several years. Our 
ability to cover the country, coast-to-coast, with a partner like Wolseley who 
is highly knowledgeable about the brand and our products is a particularly 
significant event," said David Krakoff, President, Americas Sales Division, 
TOTO USA. "Wolseley understands the core values our brand represents; 
technology and innovation in products that respect the environment while 
meeting people's needs for comfort, beauty, performance, and design for people 
of all ages – in addition to the complete range of items that have 
contributed to TOTO's leading position in our industry. These are values our 
two companies share, so we envision a great level of success and growth 
together in the future." 
About Wolseley Canada Wolseley Canada is a market leader in the wholesale 
distribution of plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and 
refrigeration, engineered pipe, waterworks, fire protection, pipes, valves and 
fittings and industrial supplies products.  Headquartered in Burlington, 
Ontario, the company operates approximately 220 branches across Canada.  For 
more information, visit www.wolseleyinc.ca. 
Wolseley Canada's parent company, Wolseley plc, is the world's number one 
distributor of plumbing and heating products to the professional market and a 
leading supplier of building materials and services.  Wolseley plc is listed 
on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: WOS) and is in the FTSE 100 index of listed 
About TOTO:  TOTO USA is headquarters for the Americas Division of the TOTO 
Global Group, which was established in 1917 with the founding of TOTO, Ltd., 
in Kitakyushu, Japan. TOTO is the world's largest manufacturer of bathroom 
fixtures and fittings with $5.1 billion dollars in annual sales. For nearly 
100 years, TOTO has been the recognized leader in performance innovation and 
design with products that enhance the luxury bathroom experience. Today, TOTO 
is everywhere, which means people can have the world's finest bathroom 
experience wherever they go around the world. The company maintains 23,500 
employees in 69 offices globally and owns manufacturing facilities in Japan, 
Mexico, the USA, China and Europe with an affiliated network of more than 80 
production facilities worldwide. With more than 1,500 engineers on staff and 
three centers devoted to research and development, TOTO is dedicated to 
engineering products that respect the environment while meeting people's needs 
for comfort, beauty and performance. TOTO's corporate philosophy – 
People-First Innovation – is the guiding principle for all the company's 
processes, from engineering and design to manufacturing and sales. Consumers 
enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing they purchased a brand that 
innovates to improve people's quality of life. Winner of numerous domestic and 
international awards and recognitions, TOTO is the only plumbing manufacturer 
honored as Water Efficiency Leader by the U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency. The company continues to raise industry standards and consumer 
expectations as to what is possible in the bathroom, as TOTO believes a 
high-quality bathroom is an experience and an everyday luxury people value and 
For more information, consumers may visit www.totousa.com or call 
1-888-295-8134, Option 5. Follow TOTO on Twitter (@TOTOUSA) and become a TOTO 
fan on Facebook.

Wolseley Canada: Andrea Price, National Communications Manager, 
andrea.price@wolseley.com, T:  905-335-7436, C:  289-838-2101; TOTO USA: 
Lenora Campos, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Public Relations, lcampos@totousa.com, 
T:  917-237-0665 ext 104, C: 917-593-6752 
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Image with caption: "(L) David Krakoff, TOTO President of Sales for the 
Americas, seals the two companies' new partnership with a handshake from Paul 
Kennedy, Wolseley Canada Vice-President of Plumbing. (L-R) They are flanked by 
James Chou, TOTO Senior Director for Canada; Barry Moulsdale, Wolseley Canada 
Director of Strategy and Development for Plumbing; Michael Bancheri, TOTO 
District Sales Manager for Canada; Jeff Cash, Wolseley Canada Director of 
Business Development. (CNW Group/TOTO)". Image available at:  
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