By Patrick Flannery
ATIS Group has obtained CCAA protection according to Insolvency Insider. The Longueuil, Que.,-based company operates seven window and door manufacturing plants and had 26 stores located across Canada. Brands include Laflamme, Vinylbilt, Solarcan, Vimat, Supervision, Melco, Allsco and Altek. The company announcement says it will close 19 of its stores in Quebec, its Terrebonne, Que., manufacturing plant and its head office in Brossard, Que. Insolvency Insider cites high glass prices, aging manufacturing equipment, new competition in Ontario and a lack of access to foreign workers during the pandemic.