Berger and the Coronavirus Situation
For immediate dissemination Saint-Modeste (Québec), March 23, 2020 – At a time when governments are implementing policies to stem the spread of the coronavirus, at Berger, we continue to deploy every effort to protect the health and safety of our employees, our business partners and the communities. Despite the social distancing that is necessary, we are still very close to our teams and customers. Given the seriousness of the situation, we firmly believe that we can make a real difference for the overall health of our communities. As soon as the threat of COVID-19 became apparent, we quickly formed a management committee and put in place an action plan. A comprehensive supply chain assessment was also conducted to minimize the impact on our operations and ensure stability, and we will continue to support our customers as well as the […]
Berger, a major partner for the Multi-Purpose room in Saint-Modeste
Berger joins forces with the municipality of Saint-Modeste to re-energize services for its residents Read the joint press release Opening in spring, the refurbished facilities will include a multi-purpose room, stage, kitchenette, bar and new boardroom. The Espace Collectif Berger will be able to host shows, festive gatherings, small conferences and more, as well as providing a community space for the general public. This partnership stems from the company’s desire to participate in the sustainability and outreach of the village where it was founded, as well as to provide the community with access to a space that can accommodate a wide variety of cultural activities. Berger’s headquarters have been located in Saint-Modeste since 1963, and more than 250 employees work there on a daily basis. This made helping to make the area a better place to live all the more […]
Centre de la Petite Enfance des Jardins Jolis and Berger: Partnering with our Families
Centre de la Petite Enfance des Jardins Jolis and Berger: Partnering with our Families February 11, 2020 On February 11, 2020, Berger stood alongside Ms. Mary-Eve Gauvin, CEO of the Centre de la petite enfance des Jardins Jolis, to announce the partnership for the provision of 25 new spaces in a childcare centre in Saint-Modeste. This new facility will bring the total number of sites for the Centre de la petite enfance des Jardins Jolis to 5, and will allow 25 additional pre-school children to be accommodated by May 2021. Of these places, 10 will be reserved for infants under 18 months of age. A great feature of this project is that the centre will have a nature-based educational program. The new childcare site, which will be located at 135, 1er rang, will be in a natural environment to focus […]
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 […]