About us

Cadel, founded in 1957, is part of the Heavy Vehicle Parts Division of UAP Inc. Cadel markets and distributes mainly to specialized heavy-duty markets such as the diesel fuel injection and original equipment manufacturer's industries. Cadel's core products and applications include: diesel fuel injection, filtration, exhaust and emission components, wiper motors and products, in addition to instruments and gauges. From three distribution centres out of Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, we can offer a complete and efficient coverage from coast to coast.


Offer a complete range of quality products and accessories for specialized heavy-duty markets and diesel injection, combined with a high level of customer service and unmatched technical expertise.

Main Markets

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Diesel Fuel Injection
  • Independent Wholesalers
  • Specialized Service Shops
  • Engine and Equipment Dealers
  • Rail
  • Public Service
  • Government


The Cadel Team is made up of experienced professionals, who know how to listen to customers, identify their needs and offer the right advice. Cadel’s world-class customer service representatives ensure you get the right product for your specific application. They are always available for technical advice and after sale support. Effective communication between Cadel's expert technicians and suppliers mean you always get accurate information, combined to an exceptional service every time. Cadel: "Your one-stop for all your specialized heavy-duty products!"


Cadel is made up of three distribution centres that operate under the Heavy Vehicle Parts Division of UAP Inc. headquartered in Montreal, Quebec Canada. UAP Inc. is made up of several groups, which include NAPA Auto Parts, Traction/TW, and Cadel.


Cadel is a proud member of the Association of Diesel Specialists. The mission of the ADS is to provide programs and services to its members helping them in achieving success in the operation of their businesses in the diesel industry. The ADS comprises of more than 750 corporate and individual members in the United States, in Canada, in Mexico and in more than 56 other countries.

Quality Policy

The management and staff of Cadel are committed to operating within a quality system, which fully meets all the requirements of their existing and potential customers.

This will be achieved through a set of quality objectives and targets, allowing us to measure our customers' requirements while monitoring our performance.

We are also committed to a process of continuous improvement of the products and services delivered to our customers through quality programs managed by all staff at Cadel.

Bernard Audet, Directeur général, Cadel