Our Milestones

1895

Dennis
Dennis founded in Guildford, England

1907

Plaxton
Plaxton founded in Scarborough, England

1924

Alexander
Alexander founded in Falkirk, Scotland

1930

The Start
Western Auto and Truck Body Works founded in Winnipeg, Canada

1932

Motor Coach Industries
Motor Coach Industries founded in Winnipeg

1945

A New Name
Western Auto and Truck Body Works renamed Western Flyer Coach

1986

New Flyer
Western Flyer Coach sold and renamed New Flyer Industries (NFI)

2001

Alexander Dennis Limited
Dennis and Alexander become Alexander Dennis Limited, with Plaxton joining the business soon after

2005

A Public Company
NFI completes IPO and becomes publicly traded company on the TSX

TSX

2008

ARBOC
ARBOC Specialty Vehicles founded in Middlebury, IN

2009

LEAN OpEx
NFI launches LEAN OpEx program

2010

TCB
NFI acquires TCB Industries

2011

Common Shares
NFI converts capital structure from IDS to Common Share

2013

NABI
NFI acquires Orion Parts and North American Bus Industries (NABI) in Anniston, AL

2015

MCI
NFI acquires Motor Coach Industries and Frank Fair Industries

MCI

2017

ARBOC

NFI acquires ARBOC Specialty Vehicles

arboc
 

NFI Parts

NFI Parts established (New Flyer, NABI, Orion and MCI Parts)

nfi-parts
 

VIC

NFI opens Vehicle Innovation Center (VIC) in Anniston, AL

 

Carfair

NFI acquires Carlson Engineered Composites and Wausaukee-Sintex Composites

2018

KMG
NFI launches KMG Part Fabrication in Shepherdsville, KY

kmg

 

Inaugural ESG Report

Inaugural ESG Report

2019

Xcelsior®

NFI delivers 10,000th Xcelsior® bus

xcelsior
 

Alexander Dennis

NFI acquires Alexander Dennis Limited

Alexander Dennis Logo
 

Infrastructure Solutions™

NFI introduces Infrastructure Solutions™

infrastructure solutions

2020

New Flyer

NFI introduces the national Community Benefits Framework

 

NFI Forward

NFI launches NFI Forward, a transformational initiative to move NFI from a holding company to an integrated operating company

2021

Xcelsior AV™

NFI unveils the Xcelsior AV™, North America’s first automated transit bus

Xcelsior AV
 

NFI Parts

NFI Parts integrates North American ADL Parts business

nfi-parts
 

Leading the ZEvolution™

NFI unveils its strategy, entitled Leading the ZEvolution™, to drive the evolution to zero-emission mobility

ZEvolution TM
 

Zero-Emission Models

NFI introduces six new zero-emission bus and coach models

NFI EV Bus and Coach

2022

Alexander Dennis

ADL delivers 1000th BYD ADL zero-emission bus

1000th BYD ADL electric bus