BSTO Company Profile
Blue Star Opportunities Corp. is a supplier of environmentally friendly materials used in the construction and renovation of residential, multi-unit residential, commercial and retail developments under its Duro Design brand. Duro Design's product range consists of building materials that are traditionally made of wood: flooring, interior doors, wall and ceiling panelling.
Duro Design has a two-pronged distribution system for its products: directly to the professional construction trade through its extensive network of architects, designers, builders and wholesale resellers; and direct to the retail consumer through numerous outlets strategically located in high-traffic retail shopping and commercial centers. We continue to expand our network of company-owned factory outlets throughout North America and will have a retail presence in America's top 20 markets by the end of 2015.
Duro Design has three flagship product groups:
- More than 30 lines of traditional wood flooring products in oak, maple, hickory and other domestic woods. Flooring is produced in numerous size formats including extra-large width and length flooring and manufactured in North America to the highest standards of quality and design. Colors and formats evolve to remain on the cutting edge of interior fashion and design - incorporating multi-tone European style patterns, custom color matching offering the potential of flooring in hundreds of beautiful, unique and luxurious colors.
- Cork and bamboo LEED certified flooring sourced from responsibly managed forests offered in hundreds of exciting colors derived from a unique and exclusive finishing process.
- Exotic woods such as tamarindo from Brazil which are also offered in hundreds of colors matched to client specifications.
The company has a respected reputation as a market leader and innovator in the development of green flooring products for well over a decade, an established solid inventory supply and a distinct price advantage through vertical integration of product fabrication and distribution. Duro Design products can be found in some of the world's most prestigious commercial, institutional, retail and residential buildings. Retailers such as Lululemon Athletica depend on our unique products to reinforce their brand recognition and image. We are an official supplier of green flooring products to innovative and forward-thinking companies such as Google.
Chairman Joseph Hozer leads the company's current expansion drive into diversified markets segments. He has a 15 year track record of successful innovation in alternative green materials and has been instrumental in building the Duro Design brand in the US and Canadian private and institutional construction space. Mr. Hozer holds an engineering degree from McGill University.