Merlan Scientific Ltd.

6050 Tomken Road,
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1X8
+800 387 2474

Established in 1970, Merlan Scientific is the largest independent distributor of engineering, science, and technology products to high schools, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions across Canada. Their headquarters are located in Mississauga, Ontario. Merlan enjoys high barriers to entry and minimal competition given its relationships with educators, longstanding exclusive agreements with key suppliers and by providing knowledgeable service and products at fair prices.

Merlan Scientific was acquired by Lynx Equity Limited on March 24, 2018.

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