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Edmonton company donates anti-fatigue mats to front-line workers

Don Horne   


Edmonton, Alta.’s Edgewood Group joined Balpex as a new vendor in January of this year and wasted no time to jump in when duty called during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It was Edgewood – a custom matting company – that proved anyone can be a hero, as the company decided to allocate anti-fatigue mats to be donated to Balpex-member companies for distribution to those on the front lines.

“We are deeply moved by the kindness that the Edgewood Group is providing to these first responders and entrusting our Balpex members to be the ones to provide this generous donation. THANK YOU for your true display of compassion, we are truly #strongertogether!” says Giselle Chartrand, president of Balpex Inc.

Balpex is a not-for-profit group that helps Canadian entrepreneurs in the distribution channels of Cleaning and Hygiene, Industrial Packaging and Foodservice Packaging products.


With the donation from Edgewood, Balpex members were able to send 400 mats across the country to help those first responders who are standing for countless hours on end and serving our most in need citizens.

Edgewood Group is the largest full-service wholesaler of matting and flooring products in Canada, with a warehouse and head office located in Edmonton, Alta. and additional warehousing in Toronto, Ont. and Vancouver, B.C.



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