Don Welsh joins Apex as General Manager

Don Welsh hired as General Manager

Following the announcement that Bill de Koning has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Apex Aluminum Extrusions has announced that Don Welsh will be joining the company as their General Manager effective March 14, 2016.

“With previous management positions in marketing, distribution and product development for window and aluminum glazing companies, Don brings an ideal blend of experience to this role,” said Thomas Martini, president of Apex Aluminum Extrusions. “Don will be overseeing the sales, marketing and new product launches for Apex Aluminum Extrusions. His customer focused strategies align with the culture of the Apex team and his proven leadership skills will accelerate the already strong growth of Apex.

Bill de Koning Promoted to Vice President

Bill de Koning Promoted to Vice President

Apex Aluminum Extrusions, Western Canada’s only Aluminum Extruder, has promoted Bill de Koning to the position of Vice President effective February 18, 2016. Bill has been with Apex Aluminum in the position of General Manager since 2010 and brings with him over thirty years of management experience from a wide range of positions in the aluminum extrusion and glazing industry.

“Bill has demonstrated a strong customer focus and has worked tireously to build Apex while winning the trust and confidence of our customers.” said Thomas Martini, President of Apex Aluminum Extrusions. “With Bill’s extensive background in Aluminum Extrusions and decades of experience I feel Bill will continue to lead the Apex team through its next series of growth in the roll of Vice President.”


Apex Launches New Website

Apex Aluminum Extrusions is pleased to announce that our newly designed website at is live!

Our website’s user-friendly navigation and fresh new look are some of the key features you will enjoy. This new site offers several easy to use drop down menus with updated information about our capabilities and finishing, along with our updated product listings with an online quote request system for time conscious ordering.

Our main objective was to build a user-friendly and simple to navigate site. This new design will allow the users to quickly find the information they need. We hope you find this new site to be easy to use and informative.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us at

Join Apex at BEC March 8-10, 2015

Apex Aluminum Extrusions and sister company Vitrum Glass Group will be presenting at this year’s Building Envelope Conference. The BEC conference is hosted by the Glass Association of North America and is being held March 8-10, 2015 at the Paris Las Vegas Resort & Casino. This year’s event will focus on change and growth within the industry and how those changes affect those in the contract glazing industry.

On Monday afternoon Thomas Martini, president of Apex Aluminum Extrusions and Vitrum Glass Group will be speaking with attendees about the ongoing challenges of lead times and how Apex & Vitrum can provide glaziers with short cycle lead times.

If you are attending this year’s conference please keep an eye out for the Apex Aluminum Extrusions and the Vitrum Glass Group team.

Tara Brummet Joins Apex Sales Team.

Apex is pleased to add Tara Brummet to our sales team.

Tara brings a wealth of glazing knowledge, which will be advantageous for our customers who are looking for a combined glass & aluminum solution.

Welcome to the team Tara!

Apex New Logo

We are excited to announce the launch of the new company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our company’s brand.

Our business has grown and evolved over the last few years, and we felt it was time for a change. We have refreshed our logo to reflect who we are today and to symbolize our dynamic future.

Apex Aluminum featured in Glass Canada Magazine

It was a pleasure meeting and speaking with Rich Porayko from Glass Canada Magazine earlier this month when he came for a tour of our facility and an introduction to Canada’s newest aluminum extruder. We have no doubt that Rich was impressed with our facility and our product offerings. Continue reading…

Apex Aluminum Extrusions – Sister Company to Vitrum Industries

We would like to take the opportunity today to introduce you to our newest sister company, Apex Aluminum Extrusions Ltd, to compliment our existing offering of fabricated glass products for the architectural market. Two years ago, we realized that the potential synergy of supplying Aluminum Extrusions to Vitrum’s existing customer base would be a creative solution for our customers. Apex is in the process of commissioning the most state-of-the-art extrusion facility in Canada, and has been established to supply high quality products, with short lead times to the local market.
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