In 1934, Lewis Ellwood started a small salt delivery business in Goderich, Ontario. He sold salt to local Feed Stores, Hardware Stores and small rural Grocery Stores.
In 1974, Jack Thom and his family purchased the business and two small delivery trucks from the Ellwood family.
Today Jack Thom Distributor Ltd. has 6 tractor trailers and over 32,000 square feet of warehouse space. The business has expanded the product line as well, to include Ice Melters, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Hay Cubes, Stall Dry, Limestone Products and more. The delivery area has grown to include Southwestern Ontario and parts of Eastern Ontario. Over the years, Jack Thom Distributor Ltd. has been committed to providing their customers with quality products and prompt service.