Tag: Meridian

Meridian’s Parent Company Scoops Up Competitor’s Grain Bin Business

WGI Westman Group has acquired the manufacturing assets from a competitor in the grain bin business. The parent company of Meridian and Behlen has bought Norstar Manufacturing’s grain bin production assets, land and buildings in Morris, Manitoba, as well as Norstar’s bin and tank manufacturing assets in Aylmer, Ontario. WGI president and CEO Paul Cunningham says they approached Norstar… Read more »

WGI Westman Group Acquiring Convey-All

WGI Westman Group is adding to its product lineup and manufacturing capacity, acquiring grain and seed handling equipment manufacturer Convey-All Industries. Based in Winkler, Man., Convey-All makes on-farm and commercial conveyor systems, as well as seed tenders. Steel building and fabrication business Nu-Steel Industries is a division of Convey-All. “It’s a logical fit for us,”… Read more »

Agritechnica 2015: Canadian Companies Reaching Farmers Around the World

You may think of them as a local manufacturing company employing local people selling to local farmers, but many Canadian agriculture companies have a presence that extends well beyond their backyards. Their global reach was evident at Agritechnica — the world’s largest ag machinery show held in Germany earlier this month — as 65 Canadian companies set up… Read more »

Tech Tour: Fuelling Up on the Field With the Meridian Fuel Express

With larger farms, bigger equipment and longer distances to travel from the farm to the field, the old slip-tank in the back of a pick-up truck simply doesn’t cut it for the fuel needs on the field for many farms. As part of this episode of the Dow AgroSciences TechTour, Meridian’s Ken Pierson describes the new… Read more »