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  • Crystal Window & Door Systems promoted Joseph Chang to vice president of manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for all production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, quality assurance, and logistics and shipping at the company's main facility in Queens, N.Y. The facility manufactures 400,000 vinyl and aluminum window and door units each year. Through a staff of 18 supervisors and 250... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., parent company of Therma-Tru, elected Susan Saltzbart Kilsby to its board of directors effective immediately. “We are excited to welcome Ms. Kilsby to Fortune Brands’ Board of Directors. She is a well-respected and accomplished global business leader who brings a wealth of experience to our organization,” says David Thomas, non-executive... more »
  • PPG Industries announced Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO, effective Sept. 1. McGarry will join the company’s board of directors immediately. McGarry, who has served as PPG’s president and chief operating officer since March, will succeed chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch in the role of CEO. Bunch, who has led PPG for the last decade, will continue as executive... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. announced that F. Timothy Reese has joined the Company as president and chief executive officer of Mikron Industries, Quanex’s vinyl profile business, effective July 27. Reese brings 35 years of extrusion manufacturing expertise to this role, including successful turnaround situations. He will report directly to Quanex Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bill... more »
  •   Stürtz Machinery Inc. added Joe Hums as its regional sales manager for the Western United States. Hums brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new position. He is very active in the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and serves as chairman of AAMA's Vinyl Material Council Marketing Committee. “Over the past 25 years, Joe has developed expertise... more »
  • Cary Bell, national sales manager for Kolbe Windows & Doors, passed away July 10. "Due to an unforeseen circumstance, we find ourselves deeply saddened to communicate the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Cary Bell," said Jeffrey De Lonay, company president, in a company statement.  Bell possessed extensive knowledge and experience in the millwork industry. He joined Kolbe... more »
  • TigerStop named Simon Spykerman as its director of marketing for the Vancouver headquarters marketing team. Spykerman was most recently head of SpykerMedia, where his focus was on creating and executing digital strategies and execution on behalf of a broad client base. Spykerman will focus on TigerStop’s marketing and information assets efforts in the digital landscape.  “This... more »
  •   AquaSurTech OEM named Maria Jasminez as director of customer relations. In this newly developed role, Jasminez will act as liaison servicing and supporting the company's existing customers. She will also be responsible for building and solidifying new relationships for Canada and communicating and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and overall direction according... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum added five new members to its North American sales force. John Herko is a veteran of the glazing industry with more than 30 years of experience. He comes to CRL-U.S. Aluminum from Banner Glass and will be serving customers in the Washington, D.C. area. Tom Klutho, formerly an architectural glass representative for a Guardian-certified fabricator in the Midwest, brings his... more »
  • William (Bill) J. Birch, former executive vice president of the Glass Association of North America, passed away Saturday, June 27, in Topeka, Kansas. He was 81. Birch was the first president of Association Services Corporation (now known as Centric Management and Consulting Inc.) starting in 1976, and retired on December 31, 2000, serving in the capacity for 43 years. Birch also served as the EVP... more »