Mr. Ron Van Berkel is a Western Senior Technical Sales Representative with North 49 Sales Agency Inc., a manufacturer’s sales agency representing Johns Manville, Bitumar and Lexcor in Canada.
Ron obtained an Associate in Construction Management from Douglas College, specializing in Building Construction. He started his career in the roofing industry. Having worked with Aetna Roofing, a leading contractor in the lower mainland at the time. He also worked with Mansonville Plastics Ltd in Surrey.
Ron worked many years with Soprema Inc. Vancouver. He was also Technical Rep for IKO Commercial in their Vancouver Branches. Both of these two companies manufacture, roofing, waterproofing and building envelope materials. Ron has also been responsible as Technical Support Manager with Pro-Line Construction Materials Ltd. in BC and Alberta. He has over 39 years’ experience in Technical Representation, Sales, Specification Reviews, Training, Education and Field Review disciplines.
His principal position will focus on technical support and assistance, specifications, sales, and providing solutions to the design community. He will work closely with Architects, Consultants, Building Envelope Engineers, Distributors and Contractors.
Ron has a solid understanding of building science. He will offer solutions to the design community and provide support and assistance to building envelope professionals, specifiers, distributors, and contractors. His contribution will increase our exposure and presence, assisting and supporting, Architects, Building Envelope Engineers, Specification Consultants, Distributors and Contractors.