Medline Canada Announces the Closing of the Acquisition of Sinclair Dental

Medline now provides supplies, equipment and clinical services to all facets of Canadian Healthcare

Toronto, ON – February 1, 2024 Medline Canada, Corporation, a leading healthcare supplies and equipment manufacturer and distributor, announced today that it hascompleted the acquisition of Vancouver-based Sinclair Dental, Canada's largest independent, full-service dental supplies and equipment distributor.

With 11 facilities coast to coast and a team of 530 focused on dentistry's increasingly technical requirements today, Sinclair Dental is renowned for its customer service and technical support, clinic design services and providing supplies and high-tech equipment and software from the world's leading manufacturers.

"Medline Canada is one of the country's fastest-growing medical supplies and equipment distributors, delivering value and great customer experiences across Canadian healthcare – primary care, long-term care, acute care, and home health," said Ernie Philip, President of Medline Canada. "With Sinclair Dental now a Medline company, we are a leading player among Canadian dental suppliers. With a family-like culture and extreme focus on great customer experiences, the Sinclair Dental team will align very well with our CARES culture, sharing a passion for our purpose of Together Improving Care."

Sinclair Dental will continue to operate separately and serve customers business as usual while leading the Dental business strategy for Medline in Canada.

"After more than 35 years of providing quality products and premier services, Sinclair Dental has become a leader and trusted provider to the Canadian dental market," said John Morrison, President of Sinclair Dental. "We are now fortifying our position in the market with a solid foundation for future growth and customer service excellence while benefiting from access to Medline’s wide product portfolio and strong supply chain network. We couldn't be more excited to continue our journey with Medline Canada and to build on our strong reputation in the dental industry." 

As a leading supplies and equipment manufacturer and distributor, Medline Canada harnesses diversity, knowledge, agility and empathy to help customers deliver better healthcare outcomes – Together Improving Care™.

Medline Canada, Corporation

Medline is a leading global manufacturer and provider of high-quality medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Our expertise in healthcare solutions throughout the continuum of care, coupled with the scale and agility of our supply chain, allows us to partner with our customers to enhance patient care, improve clinical outcomes, drive effective cost management and provide fast access to quality products. 

By applying our CARES values every day, in all that we do, Medline Canada is deeply committed to the health and wellbeing of our customers, employees, partners and communities. With more than 628 employees, including 115 dedicated sales and clinical professionals, and eight distribution centres across Canada, we are a trusted partner in delivering the healthcare needs of Canadians from coast-to-coast – Together Improving Care™. For more information, visit:


John Quinn

Medline Canada, Corporation