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Manitoba Business: Delmar Commodities

This privately-owned commodities handling firm was founded in 1995 by Winkler-based businessman Martin Harder. The following year, the firm purchased its first facility, the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Jordan.

Country Elevators

Location

Rail

Acquired

Comments

Gladstone

CPR

2001

 

Jordan

CNR

1996

 

Mariapolis

None

2000

Sold to Canada Malting (2006)

Newdale

CPR

2012

 

Somerset

CNR

2002

 

Sperling

CNR

?

Demolished (2015)

Westroc

CPR

2012

 

Sources:

“Gladstone elevator enjoys a tremendous start,” Neepawa Banner, 23 February 2002, page 10.

“New owners,” Glenboro Gazette, 1 October 2002, page 2.

 “Delmar Commodities continues to grow,” Neepawa Banner, 2 May 2014, page 18.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2017

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