M&R Environmental Named Total Lubricant Distributor in B.C.

RP news wires, Noria Corporation

Total Lubricants Canada (TLC) announced September 21 that M&R Environmental Ltd. has been appointed as a Total Lubricant distributor in British Columbia.


M. Olivier Goutal, president of TLC, stated: “Total Lubricants Canada is very pleased to add M&R Environmental to its growing distributor network. Their background in environmental protection, their strong focus on customer service as well as their involvement in the community are all in line with Total Lubricants philosophy. It also truly demonstrates Total Lubricants commitments to expand across Canada.”


George Mate, president of M&R, was quick to add that he sees the expansion into the arena of new lubricant distribution for M&R as yet another value added opportunity for an M&R customer. “We are always looking at ways to add value to the experience we have with our customers.” He went on to say that “Total is a truly innovative company that blends and markets a wide array of products, right here in Canada.”


Robert Tribe, general manager of Uni-Select Pacific, added, “I would like to welcome M&R Environmental as our newest Uni-Select Pacific member and we look forward to growing additional sales and building a stronger network with Total Lubricants and M&R. This is a unique opportunity that can generate business for the Uni-Select Network not traditionally found via traditional aftermarket parts distribution channels. M&R will also serve our existing membership with delivery and sales support for the Total Lubricant products.”


Total is one of the world’s major oil and gas groups, with activities in more than 130 countries. Its 96,000 employees put their expertise to work in every part of the industry – exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and marketing, gas & power and trading. Total is working to keep the world supplied with energy, both today and tomorrow. The group is also a first-rank player in chemicals.


Total Lubricants Canada (TLC) was created in December 2008. TLC produces and distributes a complete line of automotive and industrial lubricants, coolants, rust proofing and bio lubricants, as well as carrying new generation synthetic lubricants including low sap and fuel economy products meeting OEM specifications.


M&R is a privately owned and operated company based in Burnaby, British Columbia.


Uni-Select is a Canadian leader in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories. Through its subsidiary Uni-Select USA Inc., the company also operates in the United States, where it is the seventh-largest distributor. The Uni-Select Network includes more than 2,500 independent jobbers and services 3,500 points of sale in Canada and the United States. Uni-Select is headquartered in Montreal.