Conestogo Agri Systems Inc.
The history of Conestogo Agri Systems dates back to 1994 when it began as Rick Struyk Farm Equipment. The company, which was located in the rural Palmerston, ON area, consited of 4 employees. They distributed, installed and repaired farm equipment. Rick Struyk Farm Equipment was the area dealer for BSM (currently Canarm), Patz, and WIC equipment.
In 1997, Rick Struyk Farm Equipment acquired Conestogo Dairy Supply in Drayton, ON. Conestogo Dairy Supply, consisting of 9 employees, and was the local Surge Dairy Farm Equipment Dealer. In 1999 Surge and Westfalia merged to become WestfaliaSurge, the world’s second largest milking equipment supplier.