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Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc., Oakville, ON, has been named exclusive distributor for Cincinnati Inc. in Western Canada. The deal expands the Canadian distributor's reach across Canada as previously it had been representing the company in Eastern Canada for the past three years.

Cincinnati sells press brakes, shears and laser cutting machines. Elliott Matsuura Canada is the largest machine tool distributor in Canada employing 65 people.

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