Six Generations of Leaders. One Successful Company.

We're thrilled to celebrate 150 years of serving Canada's healthcare needs! In this video, we share the Stevens Company story – from our 1830 founding to our current reach as a national distributor. We also highlight what matters most to us: our people and our customers.

Embark on a journey through time and discover The Stevens Company's remarkable history! From our humble beginnings in 1830 to our current role as a national leader in medical supplies, explore the milestones that shaped who we are today.

Stevens Timeline

James Stevens


James Stevens becomes the apprentice to a surgeon's instrument maker at age of thirteen. After seven years of tutelage, he receives his certificate and begins to manufacture and distribute surgical instruments under his own name in London, England.

Daniel Stevens


James' son, Daniel Stevens, establishes a Canadian subsidiary in downtown Toronto, ON.


James' other son, George Stevens, opens a second Canadian office in Vancouver, BC. The company would become the 11th registered business in the province.


Stevens opens a third location in Winnipeg, MB.


Stevens opens its fourth location in Calgary, AB.

Paul Stevens

c. 1920

Ties are severed with the UK operation and Stevens becomes a fully independent Canadian entity. Paul Stevens takes over from Daniel Stevens as the company president.

Peter Stevens


Peter Stevens takes over from Paul Stevens as the Company President.


Head office relocates from downtown Toronto, ON to Rexdale, ON.


Head office relocates to Bramalea, ON.

Jeff Stevens


Jeff Stevens takes over from Peter Stevens as the company President and Stevens acquires Pro-Medix Inc. in Dartmouth, NS, becoming the fifth location in Canada.


Head office relocates to a new 120,000 sq. ft. building on Railside Drive in Brampton, ON.


Stevens opens a sixth location in Anjou, QC and becomes a truly national company for the first time in its history.

Jay Stevens


Jay Stevens becomes the company's President.


Stevens supports COVID efforts across the country with product donations, and works around the clock to acquire and ship critical PPE products to frontline workers. Vancouver distribution centre moves to larger facility.


Our Anjou, Québec facility underwent a significant expansion in 2021, doubling its size.


To better serve our Winnipeg customers, we’ve moved to a new, more spacious facility.


Our Brampton facility grew by 68,000 sq. ft


Stevens marks 150 years of supporting Canadian healthcare with nationwide celebrations. The Calgary distribution center relocates to a new facility.