Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Leading Canadian manufacturer of infrastructure products and engineered construction solutions.
Since 1908 Armtec has provided customers with a broad range of engineered solutions and construction products for drainage, bridge applications, soil retention, rehabilitation and water management systems.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Artspan is an industry leading manufacturer of structural insulated steel panel products.
Artspan is an industry leading manufacturer of structural insulated steel panel products that provide exceptional structural building envelope solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Canada’s largest manufacturer of steel building systems. Made in Canada - Sold worldwide.
Established in 1969, BEHLEN Industries is Canada’s largest manufacturer of steel building systems with distribution to innovative companies in Canada and across the globe.
Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Leading Canadian manufacturer of infrastructure products and engineered construction solutions.
CANADA CULVERT is the culmination of over 150 years of experience entrenched in delivering high-quality, ground-breaking engineered products supported by exemplary service and technical expertise.
Covey-All  | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Covey-All  | WGI Westman Group Inc.
One of the largest manufacturers of extensive line to conveying and Seed Handling products.
One of the largest manufacturers of extensive line to conveying and Seed Handling products to keep you supplying the best possible product into the marketplace.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Storage and handling products manufacturer to serve the Agricultural, Industrial and Oil & Gas industries
Manufacturer of the most comprehensive line of premier storage and handling products available on the market.
U-Build | WGI Westman Group Inc.
U-Build | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Steel Buildings to fit your needs. Your Building – Your Way.
U-Build Steel Buildings puts the strength of one of North America’s largest steel building manufacturers directly into your hands. Made in Canada - Supporting Canadian businesses.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc.
One of Canada’s Largest Manufacturers of Premium Steel Products.
Westman Steel is one of Canada’s Largest Manufacturers of Premium Steel Products. Through continued innovation, improved product quality and effective support material, Westman Steel is building a solid foundation for helping our customers make their own unique “Statements in Steel”.

Welcome to the Westman Group of Companies

Starting in 1976, with a single mill and a persistence of vision focused on customer service and employee wellbeing, Russ Edwards built WGI Westman Group Inc., (WGI) into one of Canada’s largest users of raw steel and one of Manitoba’s Largest Manufacturers. Today with over 2,200 talented and trusted employees, in 77 locations across Canada and the United States, we continue to grow organically and through acquisition, allowing employees to realize their full potential as we steer WGI to new heights.

Forty Plus Years of Vision, Persistence, and Growth

1976 – Russ Edwards forms Westman Culvert & Metals Co Ltd in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and begins with riveted culvert construction.

1982 – Roll forming of corrugated steel roofing and siding begins alongside the riveted culvert production

1987 – Gensteel Engineering formed to produce manufactured engineered steel buildings.

1988 – Behlen Industries is acquired. Engineered steel building production moved to Brandon, Manitoba. Westman Steel Industries relocates all roll forming operations to Brandon.

1992 – Westman Steel Industries expands operations to Calgary, AB.

1994 – SPIR-L-OK joins the Westman Group of Companies adding culvert production facilities in Langley, Dawson Creek, Genelle and Saskatoon.

1996 – Westman Steel expands operations in Langley, BC

2002 – Meridian Industries and Wheatland Bins are acquired adding smooth walled steel hopper bin production facilities in Winkler, MB, Lethbridge and Camrose, AB.

2004 – Steelcor Culverts is acquired in Regina, SK.  Friesen USA, located in Storm Lake, Iowa is added to the Meridian group which adds bulk seed tenders to our product line.

2005 – FSI Culverts is acquired with production facilities in Prince George BC, Grand Prairie and Ponoka AB as well as Orangeville ON.

2007 – All the culvert business operations are integrated with Canada Culvert.

2008 – Meridian Manufacturing Inc is created to support a continued diversification of product offerings in grain handling and the oil and gas markets.

2009 – Sakundiak Equipment joins the Westman Group of Companies adding a high-quality auger and flat bottom corrugated bins to the Meridian’s product line up.

2010 – TS Metals is acquired by Westman Steel Industries adding a production facility in Swift Current, AB.

well as, Storm Lake, Iowa which adds bulk seed tenders to our product line.

2004 – Steelcor Culverts is acquired in Regina, SK.

2005 – FSI Culverts is acquired with production facilities in Prince George, BC, Grand Prairie and Ponoka AB.

2007 – Canada Culvert is acquired with production facilities in Orangeville, ON. All culvert business operations are integrated with Canada Culvert. Meridian Manufacturing Inc is created to support a continued diversification of product offerings in grain handling and the oil and gas markets.

2009 – Hawes Argo Ltd and Sakundiak Equipment joins the Westman Group of Companies adding a high-quality auger and flat bottom corrugated bins to the Meridian’s product line up.

2010 – TS Metals is acquired by Westman Steel Industries adding a production facility in Swift Current, AB.

2011 – Hawes Agro is acquired by Sakundiak Equipment which adds a mover to their auger and conveyor product lines.

2012 – WGI purchases a new building in Cambridge, ON.  Meridian Manufacturing expands in Cambridge adding a bin line to WGI’s multi-company facility.  Westman Steel adds 2 roll-forming lines to the facility. Orangeville culvert production is moved to Cambridge.

2013 – Canada Culvert expands and launches Engineered Structural Steel Pipe robotic line to produce multi-plated culverts for bridges and underpasses. Behlen Industries opens sales and planning office in Russia. Builds a recreational Soccer Facility in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. This is the world’s largest clear span building.

2014 – Westman Steel invests in computer operated coil handling systems to improve roll forming production in Airdrie, AB and Brandon, MB.

2016 – WGI acquires Convey-All Industries, Norstar Manufacturing and Elias Reliabelt expanding Bins, Conveyor and Tender product offerings for Meridian and integrating production with locations in Morden, Morris, and Winkler, MB.

WGI acquires Nusteel Industries and creates U-Build Steel Building to pursue the online direct sale of steel buildings.

2017 – WGI acquires Harvest International Inc, integrating manufacturing facilities and production inventories of Auger and Conveyor product lines into Storm Lake, Regina and other Saskatchewan facilities.

WGI acquires a majority interest in EMSIPS Ltd a Winkler, MB manufacturer of Structural Steel Insulated Panels.

2018 – WGI creates a new division called Artspan that manufactures steel buildings using proprietary and innovative EMSIPS technology. These include: Modular Northern Housing, cabins, innovative portable and fixed-in-place shops and tele-shops.

WGI acquires the Armtec Steel and Plastic Drainage Divisions, along with the Armtec name, to form Armtec-Canada Culvert. This adds sales and production facilities in Prince George, Nanaimo, Calgary, Red Water, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Guelph, Peterborough, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Woodstock, Orangeville, Walkerton, St. Clet, St. Augustine-de-Desmaures, Bishop’s Falls and St. John’s. With over 400 team members in 24 manufacturing facilities and 9 yards strategically located across Canada, WGI’s drainage division is now the largest in Canada offering the broadest range of products with a focus on local customer service.

Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Armtec | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Armtec

National provider of innovative drainage and bridge products and engineered solutions.

Armtec manufactures and distributes high-quality infrastructure products supported by exemplary service and engineering expertise. Armtec offers innovative products and engineered solutions for all your drainage and bridge solutions.

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Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Artspan Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Artspan Inc.

A manufacturer of structural insulated steel panel products.

Artspan is an industry leading manufacturer of structural insulated steel panel products that provide exceptional structural building envelope solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications.

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Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Behlen Industries | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Behlen Industries

A Global Leader in Steel Building Solutions.

Over the past 49 years, BEHLEN Industries LP has grown to be the largest manufacturer of steel building systems in Canada. We now serve customers worldwide through a growing network of authorized builders and continue to earn a reputation as a global leader in our industry.

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Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Canada Culvert

Innovation Flows From Here.

CANADA CULVERT is the culmination of over 150 years of experience entrenched in delivering high-quality, ground-breaking engineered products supported by exemplary service and expertise. By offering versatile, cost-effective products, we have set the benchmarks on the Canadian landscape.

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Canada Culvert | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Convey-All Industries Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Convey-All Industries Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Convey-All Industries Inc. | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Convey-All Industries Inc.

30 years of experience.

Convey-all Industries is committed to supplying an extensive line to conveying and Seed Handling products.

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Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Meridian Manufacturing

World Class Quality.

Meridian Manufacturing Inc. is committed to manufacturing the most innovative and quality storage and handling products to serve the Agricultural, Industrial and Oil & Gas industries.

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U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
U-Build Steel Buildings | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

U-Build Steel Buildings

Steel Buildings to fit your needs. Your Building – Your Way.

U-Build Steel Buildings puts the strength of one of North America’s largest steel building manufacturers directly into your hands. Made in Canada - Supporting Canadian businesses.

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Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.
Westman Steel | WGI Westman Group Inc. Inc.

Westman Steel

One of Canada’s Largest Manufacturers of Premium Steel Products.

For more than 3 decades, Westman Steel has pursued innovative steel solutions within the Industry – from roof tops to walls, bi-fold doors + door systems, and most products in between. Our ground-breaking solutions and paint applications make significantly better buildings for Agricultural, Commercial, and Residential Applications.

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