Canada’s North Star Windows and Doors has acquired TruBilt, TruTech Corp.’s pre-hung entry door systems division.

The sale of the pre-hung division is expected to allow TruTech to focus on its core business: the manufacture and distribution of fiberglass and steel door panels, decorative door lites and related components throughout North America.

“TruBilt’s customers will be very well served by this marriage,” said TruTech CEO John Careri. “North Star’s reputation for great quality, service and delivery on the window side is perfectly aligned with our own on the door side. This is a great deal for all parties involved. North Star gains the technological know-how, manufacturing footprint and experienced team necessary to produce outstanding entry door systems. TruTech’s core business focus will allow us to accelerate the growth of our door components business.  TruBilt’s customers will continue to enjoy a very strong and dedicated supplier using high quality TruTech door components. TruBilt’s employees are joining a great team with a common focus and attitude.”

TruBilt, as part of the North Star family, will continue to manufacture entry door systems at its Vaughan, Ontario, location using TruTech door panels and decorative glass.

“TruBilt is a wonderful fit for North Star,” said Ron Cauchi, North Star’s CEO. “Together with John and his team, we have developed a truly great entry door program that is tailored to compliment and perfectly match our window product offering. Their commitment to quality and service is also a great match with North Star’s approach and long-standing reputation. They share our passion for delivering great quality products, on time, every time.”

Last May, North Star received more than $1.2 million from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund to help finance its four-year, $10 million expansion plan, according to a report from the St. Thomas Times-Journal. The company will keep 184 jobs at the facility and could hire up to 140 additional workers.

North Star has manufactured energy-efficient vinyl windows and patio doors since 1985. TruTech has designed, produced and distributed steel and fiberglass door panels, decorative glass and other door-related products for the residential and new construction building markets since 1998.

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