OpenAire Selected to Join Ontario’s Fifth Trade Mission to China

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Designer and Manufacturer of Retractable Roofs and Large-Span Skylights Will Showcase Green Technologies at Expo Build 2014 in Shanghai

OAKVILLE, ON – March 17, 2014 – OpenAire Inc., the world’s premier designer, manufacturer and installer of custom retractable roof enclosures and operable skylights, will be traveling to China as part of the Ontario Construction Products Mission later this month.At the invitation of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and the Ontario International Marketing Centres in China, OpenAire will join a select group of eight Ontario-based companies with leading technology to participate in this year’s Ontario pavilion at Expo Build 2014 in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in China.

As part of this trade mission, OpenAire president Mark Albertine will explore market opportunities and business partnerships among China’s key decision-makers, presenting how OpenAire’senergy efficient retractable roofs and large-span operable skylights can be integrated intoshopping/retail, waterparks and community facilities. As a representative for the province’s green building sector, Albertinewill highlight Ontario’s expertise and innovation in clean technology by participating in seminars, one-on-one meetings, networking events and site visits.OpenAire structures contribute points for both LEED for New Construction and LEED for Core and Shell rating systems.

"It is an honour to once again be invited as member-delegate for Ontario’s trade mission to China,”Albertine said. "It’s a great opportunity to meet with Chinese industry leaders who welcome small to medium size Canadian enterprises like OpenAireinto their market with open arms."

Ontario’s trade mission to China will takeplace from March 24 to April 3, 2014. Expo Build China is a leading exhibition for premium building materials. China is the world's largest producer and consumer of building materials as well as a key new market for sustainable building. Expo Build will showcase the full range of the construction industry to 400 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors. China is Ontario’s and Canada’s second-largest trading partner in the world.

About OpenAire Inc.
OpenAirehas been designing and manufacturing beautiful, high-quality, environmentally conscious retractable roof enclosures and skylights for over 20 years. We bring unique visions to life from initial design to installation, transforming buildings into sunlit spaces customers love.Our commercial projects include the Americana Indoor Water Park in Niagara Falls, Canada;the Rooftop Bar at the Refinery Hotel in New York City, and the Palms Casino & Resort in Las Vegas.

Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, OpenAire has worked throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. Learn more at Learn more about OpenAire and LEED at

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