On February 12, 2015 Linamar Agriculture Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assests of Harvestec. Linamar Corporation is the original equipment manufacturer of the cornheads that are marketed and sold under the Harvetec name in North America. Founded and managed by Bill Helm, Harvestec and has been the distributor of our cornheads for the past 17 years. We here at Linamar congratulate Mr. Helm on a successful, life-long career in the agriculture industry and are excited for him as he begins the transition into retirement. We here at Linamar are excited as well, excited to begin the next chapter in our partnership with you, our valued Harvestec dealers. Moving forward, the company will be known as Linamar Agriculture Inc., Harvestec will be a brand of Linamar Agriculture Inc.
We are interested in speaking to EMDA members to represent us in these markets: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, California, Texas, Colorado, Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada. If interested please contact our North American Sales Director Russell Solomon to set up a time to discuss at Russell.Solomon@linamar.com or at (512) 585-3716
About Linamar: Our parent company, Linamar Corporation, is a world-class designer and diversified manufacturer of precision metallic powertrain components and systems for the automotive, industrial, off-highway and energy markets. Linamar’s Skyjack division is a global producer of mobile products to the aerial work platform industry including the industry leader Skyjack brand scissor lift.
Ownership: Publically Traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange
Founded: August 17, 1966
Headquarters: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Manufacturing: Over 50 production factories worldwide
Management: ▪ Frank Hasenfratz, Chairman of the Board
▪ Linda Hasenfratz, CEO
▪ Jim Jarrell, President and COO
2014 Sales: $4.2 Billion (CAD)