The name 'Ribtor' was derived

from the names of two prominent

Calgary business families : Ted

Riback and the Hector brothers

People call us old fashioned, but

that's okay. At Ribtor we have

always prided ourselves in being

behind the times. Visit us in our

of Hector Steel. Ribtor's original location was on Macleod Trail & 6th

Avenue SE. We moved into the Massey Ferguson building in 1971.

circa 1915 heritage brick building immediately south of Calgary's

downtown core. Enjoy the many camping and hardware artifacts

on display.

By today's standards, Ribtor is the

kind of old-fashioned store which

is unique in the Calgary area. We

have been family owned and


On November 30, 2007 Ribtor

relocated the 11th Avenue

store to the Ribtor Warehouses in

Inglewood
operated for over 50 years. Sol Lipkind purchased the

company in 1949, and today his son Joel continues to operate

the business.

Ribtor has a long history of

meeting unusual requirements,

with the personal service of a real

general store. If we don't carry it,

we will look very hard to find it for

you!