MacDon’s history of providing rugged and unique harvest tools for small grains and oilseeds producers stretches back through modern agriculture’s history. Products like this 972 draper header being updated at Rocky Mountain Equipment in Oyen, Alta., are good examples of long-term reliability of brand.  |  File photo

Autoparts maker buys MacDon; sees ‘growth potential’ in ag

An Ontario company is buying MacDon Industries, a Winnipeg manufacturer of agricultural equipment known for its windrowers and headers, for $1.2 billion. Linamar, based in Guelph, Ont., manufactures auto parts, Skyjack lift equipment and since 1992 with the acquisition of Hungarian farm machinery builder, Mezogep, has produced combine headers under the Harvestec brand. “MacDon is […] Read more