Novatech Adds Patio Door Specialist

May 7, 2010

Résiver Patio Doors Inc., based in Beauceville, Que., is joining the Novatech Group, the provider of a variety of entry and patio door components and systems. The transaction will enable the two businesses to combine their knowledge and expertise to meet the needs of their clientele with even greater efficiency, officials note.

“This acquisition is evidence of the great respect we have for the exceptional talent of the Résiver team and an added asset for Novatech," says Raymond Ouellette, Novatech president. "The transaction we are announcing today reflects our intention to be a leader in the door industry. It will also make it possible for the Sainte-Julie and Saint-Agapit plants to provide patio door components to Résiver.”

“This association paves the way for new opportunities and inspiring possibilities and challenges for our employees, while providing a means to benefit from attractive synergies with Novatech,” adds Jean Champagne, Résiver president.

Both Quebec-based companies sell their products exclusively to window manufacturers and door assemblers. Each share a mission to provide value-added door products to complete their customers’ product lines, executives point out.

Founded in 1993, Résiver employs 170 employees and produces seven series of patio doors, including sliding and hinged PVC, wood, aluminum and hybrid products.  It operate three manufacturing sites—two of which are located in Beauceville, Quebec and one in Kelowna, B.C.

A Window & Door Top 100 manufacturer, Novatech operates five manufacturing facilities, providing steel and fibreglass slabs, a range of doorlites, and PVC profiles. Based in Sainte-Julie, Que., it also operates distribution centers in Toronto and Calgary.