1959: Willy’s Vending begins in the apartment coin laundry route business, the predecessor of Midnorthern Appliance.
1976: Midnorthern Appliance’s first retail location is opened at 2939 Dufferin Street.
1979: Midnorthern acquires Leder Electric, an Appliance and TV Distributor.
1984: Midnorthern opens 13 showrooms under both the Midnorthern and Leder banners throughout Southern and Eastern Ontario.
2000: Midnorthern Appliance acquires Home & Rural Appliances, Ontario’s largest retailer of appliances.
2002: The Brick Commercial acquires Midnorthern Appliance and with both banners become the largest distributor of commercial appliances to builders, property managers, and developers in Canada.
2007: The Brick Commercial expands into the Hospitality market and purchases Sparkle Solutions' appliance book of business.
2011: The Brick Commercial opens the first Midnorthern Design Centre in Toronto.
2012: The Brick Commercial acquires PWA Pacific Wholesale Appliances’ book of business.
2017: The Brick Commercial opens a Midnorthern Design Centre in Vancouver.
2018: The Brick Commercial opens Midnorthern Design Centre’s in Edmonton, Ottawa, and Burlington.
2019: The Brick Commercial opens a Midnorthern Design Centre in Montreal.
2022: Midnorthern Appliance opens a new Flagship Design Centre in Richmond Hill showcasing appliance brands from around the world in an interactive gallery format.