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DESMI Pumps Now Available Across Canada Through Wajax

Toronto, Ontario – October 6, 2020 – Wajax is proud to announce its Canadian distribution of DESMI Pumps. DESMI is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pumping solutions including internal gear pumps and DESMI specializes in industrial pumping solutions, which handle various liquids and applications. DESMI Pumps are developed and produced to meet the ISO 9001 quality certification. Wajax now sells the vast product line of DESMI ROTAN® pumps for use in a wide range of industries – from food and beverage to pulp and paper to asphalt and bitumen and much more.  DESMI ROTAN® pumps are known for their reliability, productivity and performance.

DESMI ROTAN® pumps are available in cast iron, ductile iron, cast steel external and stainless steel with pumping capacity up to 250 M³/hr. The DESMI ROTAN® internal gear pump provides favourable flow conditions, as the direction of the liquid flow only changes slightly as liquid flows through the pump. DESMI ROTAN® pumps are available with a 180° and 90° angular configuration and the modular pump design makes maintenance and inspection easier. Available in six smaller sizes, complete with heating/cooling jacketing, DESMI ROTAN® pumps are a versatile and cost-effective option for diverse environments and applications.

Wajax is excited to offer the DESMI ROTAN® gear pump to the Canadian market. With excellent pumping solutions for the markets Wajax serves, we are confident our customers will see significant advantages when they use DESMI products as part of their process and in their facilities.” Mike Damen, Manager, Fluid Handling, Wajax.

DESMI chose Wajax because of their national reach and wide spanning industry coverage. We are excited to partner with such a strong Canadian player; Wajax has an experienced pump group, established across Canada. The Wajax team connects with progressive customers looking for opportunities to improve their processes. This partnership makes sense and we are all enthusiastic at the potential.” Roger McNeill, Vice President Sales, DESMI Canada Inc.

To learn more about DESMI products, please visit or contact Mike Damen, Manager, Fluid Handling at or call (226) 236-6613.


Founded in 1834, DESMI has specialised in the development, manufacture, sales and servicing of pumps and pumping solutions, including manufacturing pumps for environmental applications such as pumps that can help with the clean up of oil spills. The various industries in which DESMI pumps are used include marine, defence, oil and gas and utility. DESMI pumps and systems are sold in more than 100 countries via a network of DESMI subsidiaries and distributors on six continents.

In order to meet customer demand for more complete solutions, DESMI provides pumping systems which can be used in many applications. With a focus on the individual needs of its customers, DESMI can provide solutions unique to each customer based on proven technology.

Wajax Corporation

Founded in 1858, Wajax (TSX: WJX) is one of Canada’s longest standing and most diversified industrial products and services providers. The Corporation operates an integrated distribution system providing sales, parts, and services to a broad range of customers in diverse sectors of the Canadian economy, including construction, forestry, mining, industrial and commercial, oil sands, transportation, metal processing, government and utilities, and oil and gas. Details regarding Wajax’s products and services can be found on its website, located at

The Corporation’s goal is to be Canada’s leading industrial products and services provider, distinguished through its three core capabilities: sales force excellence, the breadth and efficiency of repair and maintenance operations, and the ability to work closely with existing and new vendor partners to continually expand its product offering to customers. The Corporation believes that achieving excellence in these three areas will position it to create value for its customers, employees, vendors, and shareholders.