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Georgia-Pacific Canada Expands Sales Presence Across the Country

Expanded team brings vast experience, expertise for coast-to-coast service to building owners, architects and roofing contractors

ATLANTA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Canada LP, an affiliate of Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, one of North America's leading manufacturers of gypsum products, 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 BC,  will cover British Columbia
  • North 49 Sales Agency Inc., based in Toronto, ON will service Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada.
  • Pilot Group Inc., based in Calgary, AB will operate in The Prairie Provinces.

According to Leo Bissonnette, regional business manager - Canada & Northeast US, 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 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.

Contact information:

Enzo Saponaro
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (604) 644-5934

Robert Jahnsen
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (604) 657-5886

North 49 Agency Inc. – Serving Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime Provinces

North 49 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. Mr. Allaire and his team bring a wealth of experience in distribution to the table.

Contact information:

Marc G. Allaire
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (416) 996-6164

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.

Contact information:

Larry Shoesmith, CTR
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (403) 560-2107

Visit GP Gypsum at www.gpgypsum.com, follow us on Twitter @GPGypsum; YouTube at www.youtube.com/gpdens or Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/gpdens.

Media: http://buildgp.com/gpgypsum-news

About Georgia-Pacific

Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs nearly 35,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.gp.com

Nicole Lipson
(404) 652-2535
[email protected]

Sylvia O'Hagan, Ketchum
[email protected]

SOURCE Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

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