Today – as it nears its 50th Anniversary - Unicel’s products are featured in prominent healthcare, institutional, commercial and educational building projects around the globe. Unicel’s success is evidenced not only by the demand for its products, but also by its numerous industry awards.
Unicel expands specialty glazing portfolio with a new, integrated blinds product line - ViuLite™ - to build on the success of its patented Vision Control® integrated louvers. By offering integrated blinds to complete its family of vision and daylight control products, Unicel is now an unmatched supplier of architectural solutions for control over vision, daylight, heat and sound.
Unicel expands its markets to the GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates), as well as the Latin American market, and launches Vision Control® Mini – a new, thinner version of its patented louvered glazing solution.
Unicel Architectural and Vision Control’s popularity grows rapidly in the 2000s, especially in the Healthcare industry. In Canada, Unicel’s solutions are included in noteworthy projects such as the Chatham Hospital, Peterborough General Hospital, U of T Scarborough Campus, North York Hospital, Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus and Sunnybrook Hospital. Additionally, Unicel is selected for important and high profile green projects in the US including the North Carolina Museum of Art and the Grand Rapids Art Museum in Michigan.
Unicel expands its customer-base in the US by providing its patented solution to leading architectural projects including FBI offices in multiple states, the Cedar’s Hospital in Miami, Ohio State University in Columbus, and the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.
Unicel patents and perfects Vision Control® to growing Canadian and international market penetration and acclaim.
Unicel enters the aluminum sector, targeting large-scale industrial and apartment building projects. The company creates Vision Control® - a daylight control solution well ahead of its time in terms of thermal efficiencies.
Unicel is founded in Montreal, Quebec.