On 1st September 1978 Mr. Paul and Pierre Bisaillon acquire Équipment Universel that becomes Univerco Hydraulique (1978) Inc. At that time, they made sub-soiling draining machines and bull-dozer back plates
At that time, local Quebec growers had to import their machinery from Europe or elsewhere, but they were not adapted to the soil conditions in Quebec. Univerco seized the opportunity to develop a 3-point hitch carrot harvester. They also developed many other agricultural equipment in order to assist vegetable growers in Quebec and Ontario.
Mr Paul Bisaillon became the sole owner of the company.
Univerco designs and start production of an Onion Windrower.
Design, production and launch of an Onion Harvester.
On March 10, Univerco relocates to a larger, brand new building. Univerco is moving forward to better serve its customers, with a vision of growth for the future.
Univerco finds a new machine to manufacture: The ECO Weeder, a one or two-row weeder that can eliminate the weeds between the plants between the rows and between the plants on the row itself.
Mr. Bisaillon transfers ownership of the company to his three sons, Mario, Alain and Carl.
Always looking for new products and solutions for the vegetable growers, Univerco designs and builds the first Cabbage Harvester for long term storage.
Production of the first larger size weeders, the multi-row Ecoweeder.
Univerco celebrates its 30th anniversary serving the Canadian and American growers, while making its first sales and quickly expanding in the Mexican market.
With an already very complete line up of vegetable harvesters, Univerco now decides to launch a new line of processing equipment for vegetable washing and packing plants.
Design of a new Onion harvester for softer “short-day” onions that grow in the southern part of the United States and further south.
Design and construction of the first self-propelled harvester for carrots and red beets, the MAC-II
Design and construction of the first self-propelled 3-row broccoli harvester, the COMMANDER III
Univerco celebrates its 40th anniversary…and this is only the beginning, the best is yet to come!