Son of JELD-WEN of Canada employee wins top AVFQ scholarship

Québec facilities win the AQMAT Supplier Conqueror Award for demonstrating growth during pandemic

SAINT-APOLLINAIRE, 5 MAY 2022 - JELD-WEN of Canada’s Québec facilities, Saint-Apollinaire and Saint-Henri, were awarded the first-ever member-judged Supplier Conqueror Award by the Québec Association of Hardware and Building Materials (AQMAT) on March 19, 2022 in front of an audience of 600 virtual guests.


The Supplier Conqueror Award honours companies that have grown through acquisitions, marketing strategies, or export activities. Overall, the award aims to highlight companies and facilities that demonstrate vision and a will to conquer. Saint-Henri was honoured for increasing its production capacity in panelled interiors through a 50,000 square foot expansion and Saint-Apollinaire for equipping an automated production and packaging line.

“We are very proud to receive this award which recognizes our leadership in investments in our business despite the difficult market and pandemic conditions. We thank the AQMAT for this award,” said Gilles Bouchard, plant manager in Saint-Henri.


Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labour-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. Visit JELD-WEN Canadafor more information.

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