About Harnois Greenhouses
Harnois Greenhouses is a division of Industries Harnois Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of steel structures
- To develop and manufacture greenhouse structures that contribute to the achievement of the horticultural, financial and environmental goals of our customers.
- To offer the best greenhouse technologies within a wide range of integrated services.
- To provide support services to minimize risks related to the introduction of new technologies by reducing learning curves related to the mastering of this technology
Irrigation St-Thomas is incorporated. Main activities: sale of irrigation systems and agricultural equipment specialist.
Diversification into the greenhouse manufacturing industry.
First installation of greenhouses with double, inflated polyethylene in Canada.
Construction of the first complex of gutter connected greenhouses in Quebec.
Introduction of aluminium fasteners to Canada dedicated to securing greenhouse polyethylene films.
1972Introduction of aluminium fasteners
St. Thomas Irrigation Inc. changes its name and becomes Industries Harnois. to better reflect its diversification.
1981Industries Harnois Inc.
First company in North America to use tubular steel in the manufacturing of oval arches for greenhouses.
1982First company to use tubular steel
Industries Harnois opens up for business in the U.S.
Industries Harnois opens up for business in Mexico.
Design and manufacturing of a greenhouse with on-site curved glass cover.
1997On-site curved glass cover
First Introduction of the famous 90 mm oval tube.
1999The 90 mm Oval Tube
Introduction of Galvalume® treated tubing, with protective clear coating.
2000Introduction of Galvalume
Industries Harnois Inc. opens up for business in Japan.
Design and implementation of a gutter connected greenhouse specifically developed for the Mexican market: the MX2000
2002Design and implementation
Launch of the Luminosa greenhouse that is a wider and higher updated version of the MX2000 greenhouse. Productivity within the Luminosa is optimized and users can obtain higher yields than what is common on the market. Patrice and Yanick Harnois take over from their predecessors to ensure the continuity of the company.
Launch of the high tunnel named TunnelPro
2006Launch of the TunnelPro
Marketing of an optimized Luminosa, 11 m wide and 6 m high
2010Optimized Luminosa Marketing