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  • Chelsea Building Products has hired Matthew Coulson as its research and development engineer specializing in proprietary PVC formulations and  Tyler Skiba as process engineer. Coulson will focus on the continued improvement of the company's PVC and composite PVC formulations, and Skiba, as part of Chelsea’s tooling department, will focus on the continued improvement of Chelsea... more »
  •   INTIGRAL, an integrated insulating glass fabricator for window and door manufacturers, appointed Mike Burk to director, Workforce Development. Burk joins INTIGRAL with more than 25 years of industry experience and an extensive background in training and development. He most recently served as a product sales specialist for Quanex Building Products. “As a company, we have... more »
  • Cascade Windows named Philip Mahaney plant manager for its Salt Lake City factory. Mahaney most recently worked as the operations manager for Atrium and previously was the plant manager for Serious Energy. He has over 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and has held positions in continuous improvement, quality management and plant management. “Our success lies in... more »
  •   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 »
  • 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 »