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Vicwest helps communities build for tomorrow, through:

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Durable products

Since 1930, Vicwest has been North America’s metal structure experts – engineering and manufacturing metal roofing and wall systems that withstand our harshest climates. Designed to last a lifetime and backed by one of the best warranties in the industry, Vicwest has you covered. In fact, you may never have to re-roof again.

Sustainable solutions

Our metal roofing and wall systems offer protection from elements while protecting the environment. Not only are our products environmentally friendly, but our manufacturing facilities produce them in an environmentally responsible way – using net-zero energy through carbon offsets. We’re proud to lead our industry in our mission to be net-positive within the next few years – and we’re helping our entire supply chain to do the same.

Inspirational innovations

Our design engineers have been at the forefront of creating metal building materials that are indestructible and can be formed, shaped, and customized to achieve virtually any design inspiration. That’s why North America’s most renowned architects and contractors trust Vicwest to deliver curb appeal that lasts a lifetime.

Taking a look back:

Our History

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Since 1930, Vicwest has been producing steel products that allow North American home, farm, and business owners to build for tomorrow.

1930

T. Grégoire Inc founded in Victoriaville, QC by Thomas Grégoire, manufacturing steel cladding for farm buildings

1940

During the second world war, production was converted to tin milk cannisters, used to bring milk to rural cheese factories

1954

Renamed to VicMétal in homage to the city it was founded in

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1970

VicMétal was used coast-to-coast for large scale commercial and industrial projects

1986

VicMétal merged with Westeel, a Winnipeg-based agricultural storage solutions company to become Vicwest Steel Inc

1995

The Buildings Product Group rebrands, changing the name from Vicwest Steel to Vicwest

2000

Vicwest and Westeel form Vicwest corporation

2004

Vicwest corporation becomes a publically traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange

2006-2010

Vicwest grew rapidly through acquisitions, their first IMP Manufacturing Facility launches in Hamilton, Ontario.

2015

Became an independent subsidiary of the Kingspan Group

2020

Vicwest celebrates its 90th anniversary

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Visit us at our
upcoming trade shows

February 11-February 14, 2021 – Stade Olympique

Salon Expo Habitation de Montreal

March 11-March 12, 2021 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

ABSDA Building Supply Expo

March 24-March 27, 2021 – Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island

JLC Live

JLC LIVE New England attracts thousands of builders, remodelers and crews from across New England who are looking to perfect their skills and build their businesses by networking with exhibiting companies, getting up-to-date practical information in conference sessions and attending live building clinics.

April 14-April 16, 2021 – Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Las Vegas Nevada

International Roofing Expo

Booth #  3135

The International Roofing Expo® is the #1 event for exhibitions and education for the roofing and exterior construction industries.

April 20-April 21, 2021 – International Centre, Mississauga ON

ROOFtech

Booth #  638

ROOFTech was planned by the roofing industry to provide a "hands on" educational experience on all aspects of roofing for architects, building inspectors, contractors, engineers, property managers, roofing consultants and specifiers. ROOFTech is an informational forum that will provide considerable benefits for anyone who needs to stay apprised about the latest in roofing technologies.

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