OWATONNA, MN…Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has named Jacques Ouellette of TGI Technical Glass Inc. its newest sales representative. Ouellette will supply Viracon glass products to western Canada.
Ouellette boasts more than 35 years of sales experience in the glass industry. His career began at PPG, where he eventually served as Director of Sales for their Montreal distribution center. From 1990-2008, Ouellette enjoyed stints at Glaverbec, AFG/AGC Glass and Bronco Industries. He won five major sales awards with AFG/AGC, including the top North American Salesperson in 2006.
In 2008, Ouellette started TGI Technical Glass Inc. – a provider of hard-to-find or complicated glass items for the contract glazing industry. Now, the company includes Viracon products in its roster.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jacques to the Viracon team,” says Garret Henson, Vice President of Sales for Viracon. “His strong relationships with architects and glazing contractors in western Canada will allow us to effectively promote Viracon in the region. The success he’s had with TGI Technical Glass Inc. speaks to the success Viracon will enjoy from his expertise.”
“I’m honored to have TGI Technical Glass Inc. represent Viracon,” says Ouellette. “It’s a positive, dynamic organization, and I very much enjoy the company culture. This opportunity allows me to deal directly with architects, and I’m looking forward to working with all kinds of building influencers from the design stage of a project all the way to its completion.”
TGI Technical Glass Inc. is based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, and Jacques Ouellette can be reached at 604-506-4888 or technicalglass1@
About Viracon, Inc.
Viracon is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazaré Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. For more information, visit www.viracon.com.
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