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  • Linetec expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Based in Wausau, Wisconsin, Taylor draws from nearly 15 years of experience in architectural building products and services. She started with Linetec in 2001 and steadily has grown her areas... more »
  • Quanex Building Products promoted Sean Hummel to director of research and development. In his new role, he will oversee R&D for the Quanex IG Systems business unit. The company’s former VP of R&D, Jim Baratuci retired. Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing project management and leadership experience with an emphasis on R&D. Hummel has spent the last six years... more »
  • The Marvin Companies promoted Dan Marvin to vice president of business development to aid in the company’s overall growth strategy. In this new role, he will be responsible for identifying opportunities to expand the company’s portfolio in ways that align with the company’s mission and vision. A fourth generation Marvin family member, Dan Marvin (pictured at right) joined the... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation announced that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Mark J. Erceg, will leave the company effective May 18, 2015 to become the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Canadian Pacific Railway. The company reports it has undertaken a process to replace Erceg. “I am proud of the work done over the past five years to... more »
  • Chelsea Building Products promoted Gary Hartman (pictured at right, top) to vice president of sales and marketing. Hartman has been involved in the window and door industry for more than 30 years and has accumulated experience in marketing, sales, and product management.  A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Marketing, Hartman began his career in the window... more »
  • Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager, passed away Thursday, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained at a customer’s window and door facility. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most recently, Quanex Building Products. Harris (pictured at right) was... more »
  • Richards Building Supply named its “Gold Window Club” qualifiers at its recent sales convention. The award recognizes the company’s outside sales force.   The 2014 qualifiers include: Ken Szablewski, Dan Wajda, Paul McNeely, Tim Donohue, Steve Smith, Tim Lacy, John Todman Brian Poor, Dave Brush, Scott Marion, Tony Grear, Brad Rhodes, Bill Bowersox, Steve Jestis... more »
  • Intek Plastics Inc. named Jill Hesselroth CEO to lead the company as it continues to expand its business. President Mike Kinning and COO Steve Glienke will remain in their current roles as part of the executive team. Hesselroth brings a mix of business management leadership, inspiration, operational experience and a passion for customer care to Intek.  She has served as a leader in several... more »
  • Travis Kelley, owner of JenTra Tools and inventor of the Cheatah Door Level Kit was named the Minnesota SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Kelley is currently employed by Marvin Windows and Doors and is one of the top regional salespeople for the company. He started JenTra Tools in 2011 with the launch of their invention, the Cheatah door level, which... more »
  • MFM Building Products reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Company, Inc. to represent MFM in the state of Arkansas and Michael Scott Enterprises to represent MFM in the state of Mississippi. The agreements for both representatives starts April 2015. Jim Camferdam of Camferdam Management Company, Inc., has more than 39 years of experience serving the building products industry. He... more »