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Corporation Parent
Doing Business As
Kent Building Supplies, Div of
300 Union St
Saint John ​, NB, E2L 4Z2
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(506) 632-7777
Company Description

Although its roots are in forest products, J.D. Irving (JDI) has really branched out. The conglomerate is active in retail, food processing, forestry, transportation, manufacturing, and shipbuilding. Its key products include lumber, consumer tissues (Scotties, Royale, Majesta), farm supplies, fertilizer, and storage management services (Cavendish). JDI also operates one of Canada's top home improvement retail chains (Kent), is a leading Canadian shipbuilder, provides logistics and transportation services, and produces manufactured commercial and industrial buildings. Established in 1882, family-owned JDI operates in Eastern Canada and the US and serves customers worldwide.

Key Principal
James Kenneth Irving See more contacts
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Financial Data

Revenue in USD

Annual Revenue
$2.89 billion USD
1 USD = 1.2661914227790196 CAD

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  • EMPLOYEES (This Site) 1200
  • EMPLOYEES (All Sites) 15000
  • REVENUE (MIL USD) 2885.55
  • Year Started 1882
  • Incorporated 1928

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  • James Kenneth Irving
    Chairman of the Board and President and Member of the Board of Directors
  • Arthur L. Irving
    Member of the Board of Directors

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