June 29, 2012
Evan Rittgers has joined ViWinTech Windows & Doors Inc., the Paducah, Ky.-based manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors as its president. He brings nearly nine years of experience in operations management, product development, and distribution to his new position, most recently serving as plant manager for a major window manufacturer.
“I am very excited to have Evan... more »
June 5, 2012
Jaime Barnhart has joined the National Glass Association as manager of promotions, industry events. She is responsible for the overall promotion of GlassBuild America, the annual trade show organized by NGA, scheduled for Las Vegas this coming September.
Barnhart replaces Mary Purvis, who left NGA and GlassBuild America after eight years to spend more time with her family. “... more »
May 29, 2012
Operating as newly-merged organization, Soft-Lite Gorell LLC has promoted three team members to new positions to develop and enhance the replacement window and door maker’s ability to serve its customer base. Steve Cespedes has been promoted to national account manager-corporate business development, Furman Raine is now director of sales-Eastern division, and Kevin Koznick is director of... more »
May 3, 2012
Todd Antonelli has joined PGT Industries as vice president of sales and marketing. He comes to the Florida-based window and door manufacturer from Masco Corp., where he most recently was director of sales for Masco Cabinetry.
"Todd's skill and experience positions PGT to be poised for growth when the market turns," states Rod Hershberger, PGT president and CEO. "We're looking... more »
May 2, 2012
Jeff Graby has joined Truth Hardware as its new president and CEO. He brings more than 20 years experience as a senior executive to the manufacturer of operating hardware for the window and door industry.
Most recently Graby served as executive vice president and business unit leader at Interface Solutions. Prior to that, he held the position of president at... more »
April 23, 2012
During its spring House of Delegates meeting, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry named Michael Hydeck of Hydeck Design Build in Telford, Pa., as its chairman of the board. The organization also elevated Dean Herriges of Urban Herriges & Sons Inc. in Mukwonago, Wis. to the office of president.
“NARI members have assisted in government affairs initiatives and were... more »
April 19, 2012
Christian Fabian has been appointed to the position of incoming CEO of Rehau North America beginning in July. He succeeds Kathleen “Kitty” Saylor, who will be stepping down from her position after an 18-year career with the extruder of vinyl window profiles, as well as manufacturer of many other plastic produts.
Fabian brings more than 20... more »
April 10, 2012
Charles Everly, 81, a long-time code consultant involved in the window and door industry, passed away April 8 after a prolonged illness. A one-time code official from Alexandria, Va., he had served as president of the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, one of the model code groups that eventually became part of the International Code Council. Working as a consultant for PGT... more »
April 9, 2012
James Mishler has joined Champion Window at the manufacturer's new chief executive officer, according to a report in the Cincinnati Business Courier. He succeeds Dennis Manes, who has served as CEO of the home improvement company since 2007.
Donald Jones continue as president and COO of the Cincinnati-based manufacturer and retailer of replacement windows, doors and other products. ... more »
February 14, 2012
Fred A. Malik Sr., 98, died Feb. 7, 2012, at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg, Miss. In the 1970s, Malik started Vicksburg Aluminum Metal Products Co. Inc. or Vampco, a supplier of window and door screen products that targeted the manufactured housing industry.
A developer of numerous components, as well as time saving processes and fabrication practices, he was also instrumental in... more »