A Big Smile and a Bigger Heart
Employee Report A Big Smile and a Bigger Heart To those who see her every day, Aline is a smiling and devoted woman who’s always ready to lend a helping hand. To everyone else at Berger, she’s the mother behind the massive success of the Children’s Christmas Party. She’s a role model: someone who has her colleagues, and the success of the company, at heart. A hand on a shoulder, a pat on the back, a listening ear, a knowing smile; for more than 31 years, Aline has been spreading love wherever she goes. She started in Accounting, then moved to the IT department and is now a part of the Payroll team. She’s partly responsible for onboarding and training new employees. And she couldn’t be better at it. Her youthful demeanour quickly puts people at ease. Aline’s philosophy is […]
Grand Opening of the Berger Greenhouse
Grand Opening of the Berger Greenhouse January 23, 2020 On January 23, 2020, Berger was visited by Marie-Eve Proulx, Minister for Regional Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches, Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine regions, and Denis Tardif, Member of the National Assembly for the Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata region, for the grand opening of its new research building. This new research greenhouse is part of a $23.5M overall investment project that started in 2018 and is aimed at sustaining Berger’s growth and development. Its goal is to grow Berger’s research and development capacity through a new test greenhouse and cutting-edge equipment, as well as to increase the plant’s production capacity, improve its management infrastructure and consolidate its distribution network. The end of this project marks an important step towards strengthening the company’s values, because research and development play a leading role in terms […]
Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year 2020!
The entire Berger team sends you the warmest wishes for health, peace and happiness! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your precious partnership, and we hope that your next year will be full of success and new opportunities. Please note that Berger’s sites will be closed from December 25th to January 2nd. See Berger Christmas Trees on Instagram #bergerXmasTrees
40 Under 40 Awards
John Santoro, CLASS OF 2019 Each year, the Greenhouse Product News (GPN) recognizes 40 horticultural sector professionals under the age of 40 nominated by their peers for their significant contributions to the industry. Today, we’re very proud to announce that John Santoro, one of our U.S. Divisional Sales Managers, has been selected for the Class of 2019 by the GPN magazine for its Forty under 40 program. A special event will take place on July 14th, 2019, during the Cultivate’19 show in Columbus, Ohio, to highlight this distinction received by the 40 recipients. Congratulations John, this nomination is well deserved!
Berger rolls out its employer brand to attract the best candidates
St-Modeste, March 12, 2018 – Berger is proud to launch its new branding campaign, “Possibly the best place to work.” Rolled out initially on social media, this campaign is a key part of Berger’s strategy to position itself as an employer of choice in this period of labour shortages.
Berger continues to expand in Western US
Western US – March 3, 2018 – Berger will continue to expand its activities in the Western US. A fourth Territory Representative has joined the “Western US” team and one of the team members will cover new territories including Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Hawaii. Berger welcomes Kevin Hall to its Sales Representative team. With the combined experience of working in both the sales sector and greenhouse production, he is the best person to help customers in Southern California and Arizona to grow their business. “I am delighted to join a dynamic team and represent a top-quality product,” stated Kevin Hall, Sales Representative – Arizona- Southern California. After covering Kevin Hall’s current territories, Dana Main decided to take up a new challenge and move to the Northwestern United States. The territories of Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Hawaii will benefit from […]
Welcome Guillermo Maldonado
Berger is pleased to announce that Mr. Guillermo Maldonado has joined the Technical Services team as a Grower Advisor.
Guillermo Maldonado studied at the University of South Carolina, USA, and then completed an Agri-Science degree at Massey University in New-Zealand. During his 17 years of experience, he has been involved in many aspects of the horticulture industry in both parts of the hemisphere, exploring a wide range of products and techniques. He worked in Colombia and Venezuela in the floral and ornamental export industry, and then moved to the USA to fill the position of Head Grower at Len Busch Roses in Minnesota.
55 Years of History
Since the company was founded, Berger has continued to grow—but we’ve never forgotten our roots. Over the years, we’ve been able to overcome challenges and gain the technical know-how that enables us to assist growers at every step of the production process. This year, 2018, marks the 55th year of Berger expertise. We believe it is a stage in the life of a company that deserves to be celebrated.