Since 1986, Gilbert has been a world leader of forestry, planing, construction, and trail surfacing equipment design. Every division is focused on innovation, manufacturing quality, and performance.
Since 1986, innovation has been at the heart of our ideology. It is the driving spirit behind numerous innovative products that have revolutionized their industrial niches. At the core of this culture of innovation lies an unequivocal goal: to meet the needs of our clients with the best equipment on the market. To this end, Gilbert can rely on the unique knowhow of a highly skilled team of professionals and cutting-edge equipment.
Entreprise S.G. is founded as a maintenance and repair service for sawmilling equipment.
Les Equipements Industriels de Roberval Inc, specialized in the production of spare parts intended for Entreprise S.G., is created.
Introduction of the first Gilbert felling head.
Les Équipements Industriels de Roberval brings another innovation into the market: the unique Gilbert snowgroomer for snowmobile trails grooming. The success of this product combine with the growing demand for felling heads compel the first expansion of the physical plant. The company name is changed for Gilbert-Tech Inc.
The company starts the marketing of its unique high rotation system for felling heads. This innovation will literally modify the logging operations by increasing significantly the productivity.
First exports to the United States.
After two years of R&D, Équipements Gilbert tests the first Gilbert planer prototype. This product is designed to serve the needs of second wood processing factories always looking for better ways to increase their productivity. The company becomes the only Canadian manufacturer of high performance planers.
The first Gilbert chipping board edger is installed. It’s designed to facilitate and improve the recovery of wood and offers the possibility to manipulate highly fragile pieces.
In order to respond to the growing demand for high-speed planers, felling heads and snowgroomers, Gilbert Products invests in a new state-of-the-art factory.
Gilbert develops and introduces the new RTS Series groomers equipped with rubber-tracks. It’s an instant success based on performance, versatility and comfort.
Gilbert Products is ISO 9001-2008 Registered.
Gilbert Products celebrates its 25th Since its foundation, the company distinguished itself with versatility and capacity to innovate by pushing its products toward the highest levels.
Gilbert launches GM Series : bruschcutter-mower, a patented concept, that attaches to the side of a motor grader for roadside maintenance.
A new division is launched: Gilbert Construction Division. It includes a serie of vibratory pile drivers marketed under the name GRIZZLY MultiGripTM.
In 2018, we sold our 100th planer. In use at the four corners of the world, it has become an icon of the lumber industry.
We plan to invest as much as $5.4 M in our factory starting this summer.
Gilbert embraces the industry’s highest quality standards, in an effort to always offer the best equipment available on the market. Every day, we strive to improve our processes so that our clients can benefit from the industry’s best equipment.
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