John van Spronsen emigrates from Holland to Canada with the hope of starting his own business.
John establishes Bond-A-Ply Roofing Ltd. in Dawson Creek BC. He completes his first job without even owning a ladder. Bond-A-Ply does mostly residential and small commercial roofs.
John bids and wins his first substantial contract, five school roofs on the Queen Charlotte Islands, establishing his business in the institutional sector.
John expands his roofing business when he buys out his competitor, DM Henderson Roofing Ltd.
Mid to Late ‘70’s
Because the local economy is slow, DM Henderson Roofing expands into the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and the high Arctic.
John retires, and his son Ivan van Spronsen becomes the company president.
Tom van Spronsen, John’s youngest son, graduates from university and joins the DM Henderson management team.
The Roof Star Guarantee becomes available for DM Henderson Roofing’s customers.
Ivan van Spronsen leaves DM Henderson to pursue other career opportunities, and Tom van Spronsen assumes the president position.
Oil and gas exploration in the Peace River Region causes severe labour shortages. DM Henderson Roofing travels to Germany to recruit skilled workers.
DM Henderson completes its first LEED project.
DM Henderson Roofing turns 40 years old.
DM Henderson Roofing receives the prestigious Roofing Contractors’ Association of British Columbia Award for being claims-free for 26 years.
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