Since 1991, Formations Inc. has brought customers and suppliers of the building industry an immense amount of product knowledge and experience. Our vastly stocked warehouses, along with our strong purchasing power, ensure that Formations has the products you need when you need them.
Our head office is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and we have 5 additional ‘wholesale distribution’ centers in Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg and Vancouver. Collectively, we have nearly 200,000 square feet of warehouse space, allowing us to deliver industrial building supplies on tight timelines. For the more specialized orders, we are able to source nearly any wood product available from our unique supplier network to insure your project is a success.
It begins with our Suppliers and Partners. At Formations, it’s our unique and formidable supplier network that helps set us apart. We choose only the most committed, quality conscious suppliers in order to successfully distribute the finest products in our Industry. Learn more about them and what they offer.
As a sizeable distributor to the woodworking community, we have an obligation to minimize our environmental impact on our planet. Formations distribution centres have been 3rd party certified to guarantee the integrity of the supply chain for these certified products. This insures that these products have been harvested from forests that meet stringent environmental, social and economic standards or are from verified recycled sources.
“Here at Gateway, we have been using Formations as a supplier for many years. They have offered us competitive pricing, and great customer service is always appreciated. Product questions/concerns have always been answered promptly and courteously”
“Staff at Formations are exceptional at what they do in terms of servicing our requirements great service and great product”
“Formations has been one of our prime suppliers for a number of years. They have provided us with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.”
“Knowledgeable staff, quality and range of products and on time deliveries all combine to make dealing with Formations stress free, In our field, this is very important. Formations is more of a partner than a vendor”
“As a small custom cabinet shop we value Formations. They take the time to listen to our needs and supply us with superior products.”
“Formations is my main source of material supply. They provide Heirloom Cabinetry with finest of products ie: excellent veneer grades and sequential sheet goods, the best melamine. In my opinion, a wide range of surfaces and melamine textures to accommodate a large spectrum of clientele. The sales rep is very knowledgeable and responds to any request of product in a very reasonable amount of time and works hard to fulfill the orders.”
“Formations is so friendly and easy to deal. They can even anticipate what your needs are before you know.”
“Working with Formations is a pleasure. The level of organization, fairness, & and good product selection is critical to a smooth and successful procurement process. We look forward purchasing our product requirements in future sourcing events with Formations.”
“Rob and his team at Formations are a pleasure to work with. They respond to my requests and inquiries in a timely manner. Their customer service is second to none. I have enjoyed working with them for almost six years and have nothing but good things to say. I would recommend them to anyone.”
“Over the years, Formations has become one of our most trusted and relied upon partners. Their ability to step up to the plate to ensure that our needs and timelines are met are second to none, with their willingness to work together in order to meet our end goal, remaining a top priority. We at Rainbow Contractors, have come to know that we can trust and rely on Formations to get us what we need, when we need it, even when the situations aren’t ideal or perfect. This type of service and relationship allows up to call on them as one of our first options when it comes to material, knowing that we will be taken care of in professional and timely manner”
“Formations consistently provides strong customer service while delivering the best value products to meet Westridge production requirements.”