LONGUEUIL, CANADA, OCTOBER 07, 2022 – Unicel Architectural Corp., manufacturer of Vision Control®, timber and aluminum curtain walls and skylight solutions, is pleased to announce that Vincent Couturier and Samuel Doyon-Bissonnette have been named to Glass Canada Magazine’s Top 10 Under 40 for 2022.
Engineers by training (Vincent is a mechanical engineer and Samuel, a civil engineer), the stepbrothers have been co-presidents at Unicel Architectural since January of this year. Couturier previously was Unicel Architectural’s VP of Operations, and Doyon-Bissonnette held the position of General Manager.
The pair have overseen a significant period of expansion for the company, founded in 1964, helping transform Unicel Architectural into an in-demand fabricator of unique glass, timber, and aluminum products for highly specialized building projects worldwide. “We’re proud to be at the forefront of innovation around building envelopes and other specialized building materials,” said Samuel Doyon-Bissonnette, Co-President, who started with Unicel Architectural as a project manager in 2015. “Part of what I love about this industry is that we get to solve problems using unconventional solutions, which is the essence of innovation.”
The pair led Unicel Architectural’s acquisition of IC2 Technologies in 2018 and participated in a management buyout from Desjardins Capital in 2020, giving them a majority stake in the company.
“Samuel and I both believe strongly in the future of Unicel Architectural,” added Vincent Couturier, Co-President. “There’s a huge and growing demand for energy and thermally efficient technologies, and designers and architects greatly value our highly customized solutions. We work on projects that no one else can.”
Unicel Architectural provides a range of specialty glazing and other building products, including Vision Control®, an insulating glass unit with integrated cord-free louvers that provides maximum and maintenance-free control of privacy, heat, light, and noise. Other high-profile products include Unicel Architectural’s timber curtain wall, aluminum curtain wall, aluminum skylights, and custom structures and sunshades.
About Unicel Architectural
For 58 years, Unicel Architectural has built a reputation for the most advanced glass, timber and aluminum solutions. These solutions encompass louvered glazing, skylights, timber or aluminum curtain walls and more, to enhance major global construction initiatives with the utmost quality and reliability. Unicel Architectural’s proprietary technology transforms glass, timber or aluminum into one-of-a-kind, highly engineered
structures, while Vision Control® delivers unprecedented comfort and control of vision, light, temperature and sound with a patented combination of integrated louvers between glass that are hermetically sealed and cordless. Unicel Architectural’s solutions are guaranteed for longevity, optimized for energy efficiency, and customizable to any design, environmental or cultural requirements. Unicel Architectural combines its market leading know-how with great design to help architects impact lives by defining the space within.