Welcome!

On behalf of our management and staff, thank you for enquiring about Canarm Ltd.!

At Canarm, we are all very proud of the way our company has developed into a world marketer and manufacturer of air moving, lighting and related environmental products.

In recent years, we have seen the addition of many new customers, new products, and new market delivery channels, and our growing workforce is working hard to ensure that our customers continue to enjoy exceptional service and product quality.

CANARM.... PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH VALUE, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALITY PRODUCTS

Canarm is a global marketer and manufacturer of lighting, air moving and related products, supplying the residential and agriculture markets. Our customers are wholesalers, retailers and distributors. We meet these customers’ expectations and serve them best by:

  • striving for continuous improvement and cost leadership
  • treating employees, suppliers and other stakeholders equitably
  • maintaining integrity in all relationships
  • aspiring for controlled growth and achieving a strong position in selected markets
  • expecting a reasonable return on investment
  • contributing back to the communities in which we live and work

History of Canarm

1955

We began as Danor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a small sheet metal shop in Gorrie, Ontario.

1963

In 1963, the operation was moved to Brockville, where a new three thousand square foot factory was built on a WWII training artillery range on Parkedale Avenue - the site of today’s corporate offices, now more than 100,000 square feet of production area.

1980

Canarm Ltd. was created in 1980 by the merger of Danor and Canadian Armature Works, making ventilation products our primary business. In the early 80’s, Canarm started to import industrial ceiling fans from Taiwan.

1986

Purchased Montreal ceiling fan company and their facility became our main distribution centre for imported products. It also provided a local Quebec sales office and showroom

2004

Merger of Canarm Ltd. with BSM Agri Ltd., resulting in an increased Agricultural product line featuring livestock housing and ventilation

2005

Canarm expanded its Commercial product line through the purchase of Leader Fan.

2006

Canarm acquired Farmweld Inc. in Illinois to strengthen Canarm’s strategic position in the US hog market

2007

Opened a sales office in Buffalo, NY to grow our USA sales with a regional strategy (2012 estimated sales 20 M)

2008

Expansion of Quebec distribution centre to 104,000 square feet (sales capacity of $100,000,000/year)

2009

Canarm acquired Titus lighting, and importer that specialized in Crystal & Lucite. This acquisition also gave us a strong position with Home Depot Canada.

2009

The GREENCHOICE brand was created to further expand into the Energy Savings markets.

2010

Canarm acquired Delhi Blowers and consolidated all operations in Brockville, Ontario

2011

Added 40,000 square feet of Manufacturing space to Brockville facility. Including a new laser cutting center and an expanded powder coat paint system

2013

Canarm Brockville adds robotic welding cells and a new $1.3 million automated wheel production area.

2014

Canarm/BSM Agri Products shortened it’s name to Canarm AgSystemstm