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Chair-man Mills Corp. acquires Higgins Event Rentals

By Ashleigh Petersen

March 26, 2023

Chair-man Mills Corp. logoChair-man Mills Corp. (CMMC), Toronto, has acquired Higgins Event Rentals, a Toronto-based event rental company serving customers since 1982.

“Today marks an exciting new chapter for our companies as we advance our shared commitment to elevating and redefining the events sector in Canada,” said Allison Freeman, chief executive officer, Chair-man Mills Corp. “For decades, Higgins has proudly served customers in the Greater Toronto Area with a reputation for quality and exceptional customer service. With our shared purpose and values, we are delighted to welcome John and Dave Higgins and their talented team into the Chair-man Mills portfolio of companies.”

Higgins Event Rentals logoHiggins will continue to operate from its Etobicoke location. John Higgins joins CMMC as vice president while David Higgins will support the transition in a consulting capacity. The expanded leadership team will evaluate best practices across the two companies. There are no plans for concerted changes to personnel.

“Our partnership is the perfect opportunity for us to combine our strengths and continue to enhance our client and employee experience,” said John Higgins, co-owner, Higgins. “Our shared purpose is to support our clients’ most memorable events with a broad selection of quality products delivered by a team of professionals. The Higgins team looks forward to the next chapter as part of the Chair-man Mills family of brands.”