2010 Award Gala Video Gallery
John J. Klassen (Monarch Industries Inc.)
John J. Klassen Founder of Monarch Industries Inc. In 1935, John J. grew the company from a small farm implement manufacturer to a full scale foundry and producer of Hydraulic pumps, valves and cylinders establishing Monarch as a leading business in Manitoba. At the company’s height in 1962 Monarch employed over 250 people.