Imperial Manufacturing locates U.S. hub in Alton
By ALAN J. ORTBALS
Imperial Manufacturing Group, a Canadian-based manufacturer and distributor of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and
building products, has moved its U.S. operations facility from Hamel to Alton Center Business Park in downtown Alton.
Initially occupying 122,400 square feet, Imperial Manufacturing has been rapidly expanding and has a
right-of-first-refusal on an additional 100,000 square feet of space in the same building.
The firm was founded by Normand Caissie in New Brunswick, Canada in 1979. Caissie was just 26