June 17, 2014
Cascade Windows welcomed Michael Schmitt as plant manager of its Tualatin, Ore., facility.
“I’ve worked with Mike in the past and am truly excited to have him join us," says Randy Emerson, CEO of Cascade. "His drive for excellence in customer service, quality, safety and productivity makes him an ideal fit with our group. I am confident Mike Schmitt will play a... more »
June 10, 2014
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 »
June 3, 2014
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 »
June 3, 2014
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 »
May 19, 2014
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 »
May 13, 2014
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 »
May 13, 2014
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 »
May 8, 2014
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.
May 6, 2014
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 »
April 29, 2014
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 »