In Montreal, at the end of the 19th century, the awning concept grows
in popularity. Small businesses display their goods on the sidewalk
and are greatly in need of sun protection. Joseph K. Bellon, czechoslovakian
opens his roller awning work shop.
In the 30, George, son of Joseph K. Bellon, relocates the familycompany in the heart of the business center on St-Catherine street and renames it Canadian Awning Co. The back store at this time, the workshop employs twenty craftmen who not only make roller awnings but also manufactures and distributes residential and commercial awnings.
1939 is an important year for the company.
The king's visit, George VI, incites the autorities to cover all the important buildings with the national emblems of England. Georges Bellon creates and installs different types of banners and decorations for this event. This is the launch for great new projects.
In 1967, Guy Bellon, son of Georges, negociates the contract tomanufacture most of the awnings for Expo 67. During the following years, the company grows rapidly.
In 1976, at the Montreal Olympic games, most of the canvas awnings carry the "Bellon" name.
After four generations, Carole Bellon is now in charge of the company. New products have been developped: Industrial shelters, 3 seasons solariums and architectural structures made of different alloys. Much efforts is given in creating new ideas. Basically, it is always the same objective, one goal: To perpetuate a tradition quality. A tradition dear to its family values because, it has become a family proudness. On each structure and awning is affixed the «Bellon» brand. This badge expresses the hard work and dedication of a proud team of professionnal backed with experience patiently aquired over the years.
North shore : 450-627-2186
South shore : 450-677-9644
Toll free : 1-866-6BELLON ( 1-866-623-5566 )
Fax : 514-252-1051
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