Our History

Novatech Group is a Québec company that started out in the doorglass market in 1982. Proud of its 30 years of experience, the company designs and manufactures innovative architectural products such as entrance doors, doorglass, patio doors and IG units. Novatech operates 13 ultra-modern plants across Canada, the United States and Europe, and its products are distributed internationally. The transformation of Novatech into the “North-American leader” continues to accelerate. This transformation is evident in the company’s ongoing pursuit of excellence, automation and innovation at all levels.

1982

Founding of the Novatech Group Inc. by Raymond Ouellette based on his vision of doorglass as first and foremost a design product, not a construction product.
 

1985

Addition of Vernova Creations Inc. to the company's portfolio, along with many different types of glass and stained glass.
 

1987

Opening of a distribution centre for the Ontario market.
 

1989

Addition of Novaprofil Plastics Inc. to the company's portfolio, and door frames, windows, and many other products to its product line.
 

1997

Certification under ISO 9001, which Novatech considers one of the most prestigious international standards.
 

1998

Start of PVC patio door production, with the Imagine® patio door with built-in retractable blinds between the panes as the flagship product.
 

1999

Opening of a distribution centre in Calgary to serve the Western Canadian market.
 

2002

Addition of Novatech Doors Inc. to the company's portfolio and steel doors to its product line.
 

2003

Addition of NovaVision Inc. to the company's portfolio and retractable screens to its product line.
 

2004

Launch of the company's SAGE program aimed at global continuous improvement and value creation for its customers.
 

2007

Addition of fiberglass doors to the company's product line.
 

2009

Creation of an innovation centre dedicated to new product research and development.
 

2010

Acquisition of Resiver Patio Doors Inc., which later becomes Novatech Patio Doors Inc.
 

2011

Opening of Novatech Europe, which manufactures products for the European market.
 

2011

Raymond Ouellette announces the appointment of Harold Savard as the President and General Manager of the Novatech Group.
 

2015

Creation of Novatech Concept Glass, enabling the company to expand its custom sealed glass offering and a line of architectural glass products.
 

2017

Opening of a patio door manufacturing facility and door panel and doorglass distribution center in Martinsville, USA.