July 27, 2016
Quanex Building Products appointed Tom Kopacz to territory sales manager for the company’s North Central territory.
Prior to joining the Quanex team, Kopacz held various technical sales, service and engineering roles in the fenestration industry at HB Fuller, Andersen Corp. and Kohler Co.
“For more than 18 years, Tom has built lasting relationships with customers and suppliers in the... more »
July 12, 2016
Architectural hardware designer and manufacturer Krownlab hired Jesse McFadden and Scott Wilson as technical sales representatives.
McFadden comes to Krownlab from Tesla Motors Inc., where he oversaw day-to-day operations of the Portland delivery center, including hiring/onboarding... more »
July 8, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association awarded an AAMA scholarship to Emily Briese, who will be a freshman this fall at the University of Toledo, where she will pursue a degree in Environmental Engineering. She plans to use her degree to implement new energy resources. Her father, Bill Briese, works for GED Integrated Solutions in Twinsburg, Ohio, as its R&D and IG products... more »
July 8, 2016
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association presented its first lifetime achievement award to James C. Krahn, who served WDMA on behalf of Marvin Windows and Doors for more than 50 years, at its Technical and Manufacturing Conference. The award recognizes individuals who have devoted significant time, energy and effort toward creating and achieving the strategic initiatives of WDMA, and who are... more »
June 28, 2016
Deceuninck North America welcomed William (Bill) Eberhardt to the Deceuninck team as its quality assurance manager. In this role, Eberhardt will develop, direct and implement company-wide quality-focused activities.
Eberhardt has more than 16 years of experience in the window and door industry. Most recently he served as quality manager, senior process engineer and interim production manager for... more »
June 21, 2016
Window World added Dan O’Shea as vice president of marketing. O’Shea offers over 35 years of design and marketing experience serving clients in a variety of industries.
For the last 13 years, O’Shea was the general manager of the Piedmont Triad division of Fairway Media LLC. Before his tenure at Fairway Media, he held the role of national creative director with Fairway's... more »
June 17, 2016
PGT Inc. appointed Dan Plotnick as director of Southeast Florida and international sales. Plotnick reports directly to Bob Keller, vice president and general manager.
Plotnick has over 20 years of experience growing sales divisions, delivering sales results and implementing corporate strategy with experience in the United States, Asia Pacific and India. Prior to joining PGT, he served... more »
May 24, 2016
PGT Inc. appointed Bob Keller vice president and general manager of PGT Custom Doors & Windows. Keller will report to Jeff Jackson, the company’s president and COO. He previously served as vice president of global operations for Moen and as a board member for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association.
May 23, 2016
United Window & Door welcomes Dominick Benevenga as its new operations manager. Benevenga brings a wealth of technical knowledge and many years of industry skills and expertise.
May 17, 2016
Andersen Corp. elected Donald Allan, Jr. as the lead independent director on its Board of Directors. Allan, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Stanley Black & Decker Inc., joined the Andersen Board in November of 2014. He will succeed board member John (Jack) Morrison as part of a planned transition, effective in February of 2017.
“As lead independent director,... more »