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About J.D. Irving, Limited

Investing in the future

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) was founded in 1882. Today, with more than 16,000 full-time employees, JDI has business units in agriculture, construction and equipment, consumer products, food, forestry and forestry products, retail and distribution, shipbuilding and industrial fabrication, and transportation and logistics. 

Over the past 135 years, JDI has grown into a diverse group of performance-driven enterprises. JDI believes in investing and building business with the skills of great employees, manufacturing excellent products, giving superior service to valued customers and then reinvesting again.

JDI is giving back to our community by investing in the future. JDI has focused on developing – and keeping – talent in New Brunswick, and the results are impressive. Today, more than 840 UNB alumni are employed with JDI, many in management positions.