February 29, 2016
Peachtree City, GA. – February 29, 2016 – Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions – Canada, ULC. (“Trulite”), one of North America’s largest architectural glass and aluminum fabricators, today announced it has finalized the acquisition of Quebec-based VFG Group, a regional leader of fabrication for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
With the completion of this transaction, Trulite will increase its presence in the Canadian market. Additionally, the VFG Group product offering will be complimented to include laminated and Guardian/PPG certified products supported from the Trulite Toronto Super Center. The addition of VFG broadens the Trulite footprint allowing for expanded capacity to better service the vibrant Montreal market. VFG Group brings with it a legacy of great customer service that we look forward to continuing.
“We are excited with the edition of the VFG Group and expect customers to experience little change with the exception of greater future offerings. Serge and his team are a great addition to Trulite. Our shared values on operational excellence and customer centric attitude will help us grow together in 2016,” said Paul Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
“As part of the transaction Serge Bouthillier and the remainder of the management team will continue to oversee the daily operations. I look forward to continuity in the management team as we strengthen our place in the Canadian market,” said Trulite Regional Vice President, Jack Murphy.
Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions is one of North America’s largest architectural glass and aluminum fabricators. Trulite distributes and manufactures architectural aluminum, insulated units, mirrors, tempered, laminated, and decorative glass from their twenty-seven locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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Vice President Supply Chain and Operational Support
Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions