Created in 1996 by two Quebec buying groups, Novexco is now the third largest Canadian office supplies and services distributor for workplaces and the only one owned by Canadians.
Foundation of Novexco.
The three brands merge, creating BuroPLUS®.
Acquisition of the Corporate Express wholesale division, including the Club Express® brand.
Novexco moves to a new head office and distribution centre in Laval QC.
Novexco acquires Lyreco Canada, the largest acquisition in its history to this day.
Novexco acquires Rubanco, one of its merchant members; Chestwood, a distributor located in the Toronto area; and Crites & Riddell, a 100-year-old company in the Montreal area. This included two new distribution centres.
All sales divisions adopt a new commercial identity: Hamster™. The wholesale division continues to operate independently.
Novexco acquires S.P. Richards Canada and doubles its Canadian footprint. This acquisition adds 5 distribution centers to Novexco, bringing its total to 10.