Portage Manufacturing Inc. (PMI) was based in Portage, Manitoba, Canada. It was formed in 1991 from assets of Vicon Manufacturing Inc. as they were exiting Canada. Frank Pickersgill, president of Western Combine Corp., John Priest, former manager of Vicon's Portage manufacturing operation, and Alf Weber, former supply manager of Vicon's Portage manufacturing operation purchased the assets of the company, and it became a subsidiary of Western Combine. Portage manufacturerd Massey Ferguson swathers (self-propelled and pull behind) and combine harvesters, PMI, Cereal Implements, Co-op Implements, MeMo, New Noble and Western swathers, and were a primary subcontractor to Western Combine. They also manufactured balers under various brands (Vicon, MeMo, MF, etc) and drying machinery.