AboutBuffa Distribution

The Company

Buffa Distribution inc. is the largest bowling products distributor in Canada. We do not only have a distribution center, we also have one pro shop ready to serve you for all your personal bowling needs. At Buffa, we are distributor of the best brands in the world of bowling.

In 1980, Frank Buffa replied to the demand by opening one of the first bowling pro shops in Quebec in the basement of his house. By partnering up with some of the best ball drillers of his time, he quickly became the pro shop of choice for many bowlers from across the province.

In 1991, “Boutique de Quilles Buffa” moved to a new bowling centre in Laval, the Centre de Quilles 440. By doing so, the pro shop became an ideal destination for league players. A few years later, in 1995, Buffa distribution center was born. The expansion of it continued growing during the following years.

In 2003, we introduced the first training center for bowling in Canada: The Studio Buffa.

In 2005, Buffa Distribution became an official re-seller and installer of QubicaAMF’s Capital Equipment products to meet the growing demand for modernization needs of bowling centers.

From 2012 to 2015, Buffa Distribution acquired three main competitors: Maurice Boyer Pro Shop, Bowling Sales of Canada and the Bowling division of Sanders.

Today we have over 850 accounts and we have been distributing bowling products in nearly a dozen countries.

Buffa Distribution is the leading supplier and sponsor of the CTF for the Canadian Team Trials and the FQQ and Provincial Junior Championships in association with Kegel.

The company employs 24 employees who are all passionate about the sport of bowling and who are themselves experts in their field.

The company is an active member of the following associations: East Chamber of Commerce of Montreal Island, Prevention Mutual Group NovoSST Council and AGAPQ. As well as in the field of bowling: BBIA, IBPSIA, USBC Bowl Canada, CTF and FQQ.

 

Our mission

Buffa Distribution is a Canadian bowling supplier that offers the widest variety of products and exclusive brands.

We strive to be the industry experts for all your bowling needs: tenpin, duckpin, fivepin, candlepin, balls, bags, shoes, accessories, machine parts, lane machines, capital equipment installations, scoring modernisations, bowling education and technical training.

Our mission is to offer the very best products and services in the bowling industry while maintaining a rigorous standard in the customer experience in search of continuous quality and satisfaction.

Buffa Distribution delivers the happiness of bowling through its products and services. Everyone looks for amusement, when bowling is the choice, we offer everything that can heighten that sense of pleasure of bowling, whether it be the new bowling ball or the experience of playing on a modern scoring system, we are your partner of choice!

Buffa Distribution, The Bowling Experts™.

Our values

  • Respect for customers and co-workers
  • Teamwork
  • The pride and honor of the company name at all times and in all company activities
  • Service quality and customer satisfaction with no exception
  • The loyalty of everyone to the company, customers and between employees
  • The love of the sport of bowling
  • The well being of all employees with a work environment marked by respect and a spirit of healthy cooperation

Our team

Buffa Distribution, The Bowling Experts™

Frank Buffa
Frank Buffa
Founder
Mark Buffa
Mark Buffa
Chief Executive Officer
Danyck Brière
Danyck Brière
Chief Operations Officer
Juan Roquebert
Juan Roquebert
Purchasing Director
Michel Martin
Michel Martin
Sales Representative - Capital
Jonathan Simoneau
Jonathan Simoneau
Sales Representative - Quebec/Eastern Canada
Art McKee
Art McKee
Sales Representative - Toronto/Western Canada
Caroline Lagrange
Caroline Lagrange
Marketing & HR Director
Mathieu Ménard
Mathieu Ménard
Marketing Production Assistant
Vincent Gaudio
Vincent Gaudio
Customer Service Representative
Claudine Forget
Claudine Forget
Customer Service Representative
Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson
Customer Service Representative
Angela Romano
Angela Romano
Accounting - Receivables
Brandon Pieret
Brandon Pieret
Accounting - Payables
Jean-Maurice Grenier
Jean-Maurice Grenier
Pinsetters & Lane Machines Specialist
Jonathan Boisvert
Jonathan Boisvert
Pinsetters & Lane Machines Specialist
Vitor Goncalves
Vitor Goncalves
Fivepin Pinsetters Specialist
Guillaume Nadeau
Guillaume Nadeau
Tech Support - Training & Software
Bobby Wilky
Bobby Wilky
Tech Support - Training & Software
Frankie Catanzariti
Frankie Catanzariti
Pro Shop Operator and Retail Specialist
Jean-François Roger
Jean-François Roger
Logistics Manager
Jean-Pierre Côté
Jean-Pierre Côté
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Bruno Campanaro
Bruno Campanaro
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Christopher Bédard-Chagnon
Christopher Bédard-Chagnon
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
John Donaldson
John Donaldson
Shipping & Receiving Clerk