Wajax is Now the Exclusive Canadian Distributor of Columbia Electric Utility Vehicles in the Industrial and Commercial Vehicle Markets

Toronto, Ontario (June 22, 2021) – Wajax is now the exclusive national distributor and authorized service provider of Columbia electric utility vehicles in Canada in the industrial and commercial vehicle markets. Columbia Vehicle Group Inc. manufactures vehicles which provide environmentally friendly transport capabilities for indoor and outdoor use in a diverse range of industries, from industrial to government, educational institutions, hospitality, and personal use. These completely electric carriers handle thousands of pounds of material, without emissions or noise pollution.

Being a strong steward of the environment is a high priority for Wajax and partnering with Columbia serves to strengthen this initiative.

“We are continuously striving to improve our environmental performance and reduce our carbon footprint. An important component to this is being purposeful in the types of products we carry. Columbia’s zero emission vehicles are well aligned with our future growth and are a brand we are proud to represent.” Brian Kolthof, Vice President Material Handling at Wajax

“Columbia is proud to partner with Wajax throughout Canada and extend our 60+ year tradition of delivering Pure Electric personnel and burden carriers for commercial and industrial applications around the world.” Scott Breckley, President Columbia Vehicle Group 

Columbia’s vehicles are designed and built for long life cycles, maximum efficiency, and ease of use whether you are moving people, carrying cargo, or towing loads. Columbia vehicles are in stock, ready to ship, and backed by knowledgeable Wajax support staff and technicians.

Wajax is pleased to be the Canadian distributor (and authorized service provider) of Columbia vehicles in the industrial and commercial vehicle markets. We have a full parts offering across Canada and our trained technicians are ready to support customers purchasing Columbia equipment. Whether you decide to rent, lease, or purchase, Wajax has options available for you. Columbia vehicles are “Built For Work”.

To learn more about Columbia Vehicle Group, please visit: https://www.wajax.com/brand/columbia/


Based in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, Columbia is a premier electric vehicle manufacturer whose history dates back to 1946. Columbia has one of the most expansive electric vehicle product line-ups in the world, producing electric vehicles for private use as well as commercial and industrial applications that include models that move from 1 to 24 people, carry up to 6,000 pounds of payload, tow up to 16,000 pounds and travel up to 25 miles per hour. To learn more about Columbia, visit http://columbiavehicles.com/.

Columbia Vehicle Group, Inc. is a member of the Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd. Nordic Group (headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin) is a privately-held holding company consisting of subsidiaries with 22 facilities, and 24 marketing units around the world with over 2,400 associates. Nordic Group member companies manufacture and distribute plastic, seating and transportation products worldwide for industrial, commercial and consumer markets. For more information, visit www.nordicgroup.com.

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: www.wajax.com.  

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.