Georgia-Pacific Canada LP, an affiliate of Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, has expanded its coast-to-coast sales presence in the country.
Three independent sales representative firms, all based in Canada, cover specific territories.
- Div7 Building Systems, based in Surrey will cover British Columbia
- North 49 Sales Agency Inc., based in Toronto, will service Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada
- Pilot Group Inc., based in Calgary, Alberta will operate in The Prairie Provinces
According to Leo Bissonnette, regional business manager - Canada & Northeast U.S., Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, the companies represent all gypsum products, including innovative Dens Brand fiberglass mat panels. This team will focus on building owners, architects and roofing contractors, complementing the work of the company's internal field sales managers, who focus on drywall contractors and distributors.
Div7 Building Systems – Serving British Columbia
Div7 Building Systems is a manufacturers’ representative agency whose prime focus is the promotion of premium manufacturers outlined in Division 7 of the construction specification category. Its principals are Enzo Saponaro, P. Eng., who has more than 16 years of experience in the construction industry; and Robert Jahnsen, who has more than 19 years of sales experience in the construction industry.
North 49 Sales Agency Inc. – Serving Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime Provinces
North 49 Sales Agency Inc. is a building products sales agency owned and operated by Marc G. Allaire, who has been involved in the building science and roofing industries since 1980 in the areas of engineering, sales, marketing, building science and project management. Allaire and his team bring a wealth of experience in distribution to the table.
Pilot Group Inc. – Serving The Prairie Provinces
Pilot Group Inc., under the direction of its president, Larry Shoesmith, has operated as a sales agency since 2002. Pilot Group represents manufacturers of quality products to cover a wide range of building envelope solutions for building owners, architects, consultants and contractors.