Vitreous Glass Inc.

April 10, 2012 11:43 ET

Vitreous Glass Inc. Appoints New Director

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 10, 2012) -


Vitreous Glass Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VCI) ("Vitreous" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of David Birkby as a director of the Corporation as of April 10, 2012.

Following a career with an international oil major and a packaging company, for the past 10 years Dave has been the owner-operator of Westbridge Containers Ltd in Calgary - a manufacturer of PET plastic bottles primarily for the food and beverage industry in Canada and the United States. Westbridge was the recipient of "best employer" award in the city of Calgary in 2010.

He holds a degree in polymer chemistry and a certificate in business from McMaster University. Dave spent 8 years on the board of directors for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association; for two years he was the Chair of the Board of the Association, and was awarded "leader of the year" in 2009 by industry peers. Dave has also been active for the past 8 years with MAC (manufacturing action committee) promoting the sector for young people entering the workforce and advocating on manufacturing issues in the province.

J. Patrick Cashion, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vitreous stated "We are very pleased that David Birkby has agreed to join the board of directors of Vitreous. Mr. Birkby has extensive experience with the successful building and operation of a small manufacturing business, and we are confident that his knowledge and experience will be invaluable to the Corporation."

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Vitreous Glass Inc.
    Pat Cashion
    (403) 948-7811