An outstanding team dedicated to providing the best in products and service

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Canada and the United States. We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees, with business units in:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction & Equipment
  • Consumer Products
  • Hydro Energy
  • Food
  • Forestry & Forestry Products
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Shipbuilding & Industrial Fabrication
  • Transportation & Logistics

Since our inception 135 years ago, our employees continue to build JDI into a diverse group of performance-driven enterprises. It is through our dedicated team using the best practices to make the best products that enable us to better serve our customers - at home and around the globe.

Our growth is driven by a set of consistent fundamental values through the years:

  • Uncompromising quality in making our products and committed service to our valued customers
  • An unwavering focus on continuous improvement and innovation in our diverse businesses
  • And a responsibility to make a positive difference in our communities, where we are proud to live and work, as well as to the health of the land, air and water that sustains our world.

Our History

The seeds of our entrepreneurial diversity were first sown by company founder James Dergavel Irving (J.D. Irving) - the grandson of enterprising immigrants from Dumfries, Scotland.