Uni-Select Announces the acquisition of Gilbert Supply Company Ltd to continue its expansion in British Columbia

Boucherville (Québec), April 12th, 2024 – Uni-Select Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gilbert Supply Company Ltd., marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey to broaden its presence in British Columbia.

Established in the heart of the community since 1982, Gilbert Supply Company has flourished under family stewardship, becoming synonymous with exceptional customer service and strong community ties. Today, the company operates a network of 5 locations, supported by a passionate team of 70 employees who are the backbone of its success.

Émilie Gaudet, President and Chief Operating Officer of Uni-Select, expressed her enthusiasm about this new chapter, " We're thrilled to begin this new venture, merging the heritage of a respected family business with our corporation's reach. This acquisition is more than a business transaction; it represents a blending of mutual values and visions, aimed at elevating our service quality and community involvement to new levels."

Trevor Gilbert, the president of Gilbert Supply Company, shared his optimism about this union, "From the outset, our interactions with Uni-Select and Bumper to Bumper have been characterized by profound mutual respect and a spirit of collaboration. This partnership feels like a natural progression, promising a bright and prosperous future for our teams and the communities we serve."

"With this transaction, we are committed to uphold our dedication to quality and service excellence, while leveraging this synergy to enhance our collective capabilities, ensuring we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our valued customers," added Émilie Gaudet.


With over 1,800 employees across Canada, Uni-Select delivers automotive excellence and unparalleled customer service. At the core of its Canadian operations, Bumper to Bumper is Uni-Select’s flagship brand with a coast-to-coast network of over 1,000 independent automotive parts stores, more than 100 company-owned stores, over 95 automotive service providers and 9 strategic distribution centers, serving more than 20,000 clients, including nearly 4,000 through its automotive repair banners, as well as national accounts, independent automotive service suppliers, car dealerships, body shops, and industrial customers.

Uni-Select Inc. proudly stands as a key member within the LKQ Group, a global leader in alternative and specialized automotive parts with its impressive team of 49,000 dedicated employees across 1,600 locations in 25 countries. As part of LKQ Corporation, Uni-Select leverages its extensive global footprint and its heritage of international excellence and local expertise to drive innovation and growth within the aftermarket sector.