September 1, 2017, a new ownership acquisition of Morris, whose management is led by former President, Ben Voss. This new era in ownership for Morris marks a significant commitment to growth and re-investment in the company. Morris will be undertaking an ambitious and exciting plan as a market leader.
Prototype Tender Cart shown.
9s Series Air Cart introduced.
August 2014, an 8000sq foot expansion announced for the Minnedosa, MB plant.
ProAG 2200 Bale Hiker released.
Release of the RAZR double-shoot option.
Release of the Injected Polymer opener for the C2 Contour.
September 2013, the RAZR wins Henty Machine of the Year award at a competition in Australia.
9 Series Air Cart and Input Control Technology (ICT) introduced.
RAZR Disc Drill introduced.
16K PLUS released.
900 Hay Hiker released.
CX 8105 released.
C2 Contour Air Drill released.
Hydraulic tine introduced for the Field Pro Heavy Harrow.
April 1, 2010, Morris introduces Morris 360 Service.
Spread Tip Boot released for Contour Drill.
Side Band Boot released for Contour Drill.
Contour Air Drill introduced
June 1, 2007, Morris was sold to Casey Davis (and a group of minority shareholders) , who had served as President and CEO since 2001. This ended 78 years of ownership of Morris Industries Ltd by the George Morris family.
Expansion at Minnedosa, MB plant.
EIGHT XL Series Air Cart introduced
Product first shipped into Russia.
Product first shipped into Kazakhstan.
EIGHT Series Air Cart introduced
Xpress Air Drill introduced
Never Pin Air Drill introduced
Morris expanded its line of hay hauling and stacking equipment by acquiring ProAG Designs, Inc., a Montana-based manufacturer of large bale hauling and stacking machines.
Casey Davis appointed CEO and President of Morris Industries.
Aero Planter System introduced
Single Row Tool Bar Row Crop Planter introduced
Maxim II introduced
Minnedosa, MB plant expansion.
VRT 7000 Series introduced
Magnum III Chisel Plow introduced
Wendy Morris becomes the sole owner of Morris Industries purchasing her family's interest in the company.
Grain Shuttle introduced
Field Pro Heavy Harrow introduced
130S Air Cart introduced
Concept 2000 introduced. Name changed to Concept in 2015.
7000 Series Air Cart introduced
7000 Rod Weeder introduced
1400 Hay Hiker introduced
Maxim Air Drill introduced
9100 Tillage Tool introduced
Wendy Morris was appointed CEO.
Rangler III introduced
9000 Tillage Tool introduced
6000 Series Air Cart introduced
Death of George Morris. There was a change in management from Mr. Morris to his family.
8900 Tillage Tool introduced
There was a company name change to Morris Industries to reflect the wider product line.
80 flex wing harrow bar introduced
50-60-70 Harrow Bar introdced
MH-3100 Hoe Drill introduced
M-1100 Seed-Rite introduced
Rangler packer-harrow bar with a coil spring-shaped packer in front of the harrows introduced
Rangler II introduced
Genesis II (170 & 100) introduced
HR-36 Rod Weeder introduced
Packer wheels, replacing the Rod Weeder were made available for the Seed-Rite.
Magnum II Chisel Plow introduced
Challenger II introduced
Plant in Ortonville closed.
MH-310 Hoe Drill introduced
Naiper (M600 & M620) Air Cart introduced
M-11 Seed-Rite introduced
TD-81 Tandem Disc introduced
881 Hay Hiker introduced
45-56-68-79 Harrow Bars introduced
Morris bought the patents and the rights to the Melroe Moldboard Plow. Started producing Moldboard Plows in 1982.
Manufacturing facility purchased in Minnedosa, MB.
800 Hay Hiker introduced.
Magnum Chisel Plow introduced.
6 Series Chisel Plow introduced.
Harrow Draw Bars went into production.
January 1976, manufacturing began in Ortonville, MN.
January 1975, two Rod Weeders were sold in India.
December 17, 1974 Morris tillage equipment dropped into Algerian soil.
November 28, 1974, a press conference was held at the Heat Treat Plant. It was announced the facility was under construction, and anticipated to be in operation early in 1975.
Welding operation set-up in Minot, ND where the company's sales head office was for the American market. Was turned into a manufacturing facility the following year.
5 Series Chisel Plow introduced.
Unionization of the Yorkton facility.
Feb. 2, 1972 was the official opening of the Minot, ND facility.
March 1971 the first Dealer Sales & Service clinics began.
B3-36, 30, 18, 48 Rod Weeder introduced.
80 Series Seed-Rite introduced.
Challenger (light cultivator) designed for seed bed preparation introduced.
Australians approached Morris with farming methods and problems that were similar to those on the prairies 40 years earlier - plowing and creating massive erosion problems. As they switched to minimum tillage, Morris was the first Canadian implement company to do business down under.
The Multiplex joined the line of equipment (with Rod Weeder, Seed-Rite and Chisel Plow). The Multiplex had cultivator shanks in front of the Rod Weeder to loosen the soil.
October 20, 1966 was the official opening of new manufacturing facility in Minnedosa, costing in excess of $1,000,000.
September 19, 1960 manufacturing started in Minnedosa, MB.
Morris Seed-Rite invented.
The new plant opened in Yorkton (started manufacturing Rod Weeders in Yorkton). Every year for the next 18 years there were more expansions. The plant was built on York Road.
The original Rod Weeder was restored and donated to the Western Development Museum in Yorkton. It is still on display today.
Snowblower and left-hand swather were invented.
First dealers to carry the Morris Rod Weeder were both located in east-central Saskatchewan.
June 1949, the official opening was held of the renamed Morris Rod-Weeder & Equipment Co.
The decision was made to move the business to Yorkton. Setting up of a new shop began.
April 1932, a new patent on the re-designed Rod Weeder was issued.
Luke Battersby of Goodeve sent a letter to George Morris saying he was interested in buying a Rod Weeder. Mr. Battersby used the Rod Weeder on his farm for 21 years.
George Morris created the world's first automatic trip, a device that trips over stones then lowers back into the ground to continue working.
Mr. Morris started this company. Originally it was called Morris Rod-Weeder.
George Morris opened a garage in Bangor SK, called Morris Garage.