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Canarm AgSystems is consolidating Shakespeare operations (Faromor – A Canarm Company) into our Arthur facility and transferring agricultural fan production to our Brockville location.

Faromor- A Canarm Company is a leading manufacturer of natural ventilation with a history dating back to 1978. Today, Faromor has become an icon for natural ventilation systems worldwide, by strongly promoting and emphasizing product development, improvement and continually adding to their product offering. To date, this has all been done from the Shakespeare, Ontario facility.

Canarm AgSystems, is an Arthur, Ontario based manufacturer of ventilation, housing and technology solutions for barns. Financially strong, uniquely diverse, and proudly Canadian, Canarm AgSystems has been a trusted supplier to hog, dairy, and poultry farmers for over 80 years.

In August 2019, Canarm Ltd. acquired Faromor. This new partnership resulted in enhanced product lines that brought the best of both to the agricultural ventilation industry.

Our Brockville site currently produces Industrial/Commercial/HVAC products housing the manufacture and distribution of our Canarm Commercial Ventilation products, our LFI Commercial/Industrial Axial Fan products and Delhi Blower products.

Over the coming months, Shakespeare operations will be consolidated into our Arthur facility. We will continue to manufacture the same quality products that you have come to associate with the Faromor name. These include all of our current natural ventilation products, including curtain, ridge and panel systems. Agricultural fans currently being made at our Arthur location will relocate to our operations in Brockville, Ontario.

This consolidation of our Shakespeare and Arthur facilities will increase our manufacturing efficiencies, as well as provide us with an opportunity to streamline and to further improve our customer service levels.

Staff at the Shakespeare operations are being offered positions at the Arthur facility. Their expertise and professionalism will be welcomed at their new home. We will work closely with everyone to make the integration process as smooth as possible.

We will build inventories ahead of demand to ensure a seamless transition, which will take place over the next several months. In the meantime, our customers will continue to receive the same high- quality service that they have come to expect.

For questions or concerns please contact:

Canarm AgSystems/Faromor – A Canarm Company - Call 1-800-265-1833 (Canada) or 1-800-267-4427 (USA) or email us at