In 1882, printer James Grand launched a stationery business from a single room in a Toronto house and used a wheelbarrow to make door-to-door sales and deliveries. His ingenuity and hard work soon began to pay off and Grand expanded his product line to include an assortment of business supplies. Recognizing a hot opportunity, the office outfitter's brother-in-law, Samuel Toy, joined the business and together the pair opened the first Grand & Toy retail store in Toronto the following year. The rest, as they say, is history.
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Toromont Industries is a Canadian public company with over 1,900 employees throughout North America. It represents Caterpillar and other equipment lines, maintaining dealerships in Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and through Battlefield Equipment Rentals, one of Ontario's premier construction equipment rental companies. The company is also a North American leader in Industrial and Process refrigeration.