Blair first opened its doors for
business in July of 1950. The founders Ernest Lieberman,
Murray Rich and Ralph Higel operated the business from a barn
located south west of Sheppard Ave. and Keele Street. With the
one truck that they owned, the material distributed to the
construction industry consisted mainly of sewer pipe and cement.
In 1959, as the need for expansion grew, the company
relocated to Rivalda Road (Sheppard and Weston Rd. area) where a
warehouse, office building and larger fleet of trucks were situated on
an acreage of land. In 1970 Martin Lieberman (the son of Ernest
Lieberman) joined the company and carries on the family business today.
Blair was amongst the first of a small group of
companies who came together in 1966 to form the
Torbsa Buying Group. Today this
group has grown to a membership of 26 and has joined forces with
Reliance, ensuring quality products, innovative product solutions, and
competitive buying power. The members of Reliance stretch from coast to
Today Blair has become the
premier supplier to the Concrete & Drain Contractors in the
residential market place. Our current location in the Town of
Maple is on the east side of Keele Street, 3/4 km north of Major
MacKenzie. The nine acres of land (which Blair moved to in
1979) boast 45,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, allowing us to
stock an extensive variety of brand name building material
products. Our expanded fleet of trucks, newly renovated office
buildings, ample parking space and loading/unloading areas for
full size trucks can also be found at this location.
BLAIR CELEBRATED ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY
IN THE YEAR 2000!!