Higginson Equipment Sales was founded by Bob Higginson.
Higginson Equipment Sales became one of the first distributors for Deublin rotating unions.
Bob built a 4,200 sq. ft. facility in Burlington, Ontario.
Higginson Equipment Sales always had a hard-working team, but was never too proud to celebrate a sale.
Higginson Equipment Sales purchased Docylco cylinder company and began manufacturing air cylinders in Burlington, rebranded as HES.
Bob designed and built the first ever Higginson Equipment Sales NFPA cylinder.
Higginson Equipment Sales expanded facility to 7,500 sq. ft.
Higginson Equipment Sales begins manufacturing custom pneumatic cylinders.
Higginson Equipment Sales expanded their hydraulic cylinder line to include all NFPA mounts and bores up to 8 inch.
After Bob Higginson’s passing, Bill Allan (second from left) and Jim Eames (second from right) purchased the company.
Higginson Equipment Sales implemented an advanced Enterprise Resource Planning software system.
Higginson Equipment Sales develops the EconoMAX heavy duty truck and trailer cylinder.
Higginson Equipment Sales moved into custom 12,500 sq. ft. building in Burlington, Ontario’s East end.
Bill Allan assumes full ownership of Higginson Equipment Inc.
Continued growth leads to expansion into a 15,000 sq. ft. building at 1175 Corporate Drive, in Burlington.
Higginson Equipment Inc. acquires Amtec Hydraclamp, manufacturer of hydraulic nuts.
Higginson Equipment Inc. embraces the Lean Six Sigma method of project management and continuous improvement.
In May, Higginson Equipment Inc. sets a company record of over 800 cylinders in one month.
Higginson was awarded Gold level distributorship of Hengli America fluid power components.
Steed Machinery Inc. was added to compliment Higginson’s growing portfolio of fluid power products.
Higginson is named Pressure Accumulator Approved Distributor for all of Canada by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies.