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  • Hubert Thomas joined DAPA Products Inc. as general manager. A veteran in the plastic extrusion industry, Thomas brings knowledge of plastics to his new position, opening the door for DAPA’s growth with additional custom and special profiles, the company reports. more »
  •   Quanex Building Products Corp. named  Michael B. Hovan as general manager of Mikron, its vinyl profile products division. Hovan will continue to lead the company’s marketing efforts. “Mike is a seasoned leader with considerable experience in the building products sector," says William Griffiths, chairman, president and CEO. "He understands our customers,... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows made several key appointments to its management staff including a new chief financial officer; controller; director of credit and collections; and measure and install manager. Kyle Pozek, a three-year employee of Soft-Lite, has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer. Prior to joining Soft-Lite, Pozek worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Jamie Summers is Soft-Lite'... more »
  •     Brock West     Michelle Ignazio YKK AP America expanded its Atlanta branch management team with the appointment of Brock West as branch manager and the promotion of Michelle Ignazio to operations manager.    West will oversee all aspects of daily operations for the Southeastern region business unit covering the states of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee... more »
  •   Ken Brenden, technical services director for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, will retire from the association, effective May 22. Since joining AAMA eight years ago, Brenden has contributed greatly to the value AAMA offers its members. His hard work, commitment and dedication were recognized by AAMA members and other industry associations alike, AAMA reports.... more »
  •   Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. promoted Brett Danke to serve as director of manufacturing. He will work closely with Keith Koenig, Kolbe's recently appointed vice president of manufacturing, to oversee the company's manufacturing facilities in Wausau. Danke joined Kolbe in 2001 as a manufacturing engineer then advanced to senior process engineer. For the past six years, Danke has... more »
  •   Shannon Berens was promoted to general counsel for Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. She advises the company's executive leadership team on legal and business matters. Berens most recently served as Kolbe's assistant general counsel and previously, as corporate counsel. She worked in private practice prior to joining Kolbe in 2010.       more »
  • Associated Materials Group Inc. appointed Brian C. Strauss as president and chief executive officer and a member of Associated Material's board of directors. He replaces Interim CEO Dana Snyder, who will remain on the company’s board of directors. “Brian’s background in building products, his commercial and strategic skills and his ability to develop a strong team make him... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Larry Patterson as director of operations, Steve Wright as logistics manager, Mike Smith as human resources manager and John Bendel as tooling manager of its Richmond, Ky., window and door profile facility.  Patterson joined Quanex in 2005 as plant manager for the Richmond location, working to improve operational performance for the facility along with... more »
  •     Tracy Forrester     Kim Alexander Quanex Building Products hired Tracy Forrester as director of quality and Kim Alexander as vice president of operations for Window & Door Systems. Both Forrester and Alexander will be located at the Richmond, Ky., location.  Forrester has more than 20 years of experience driving sustainable growth in quality and... more »