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  • Kolbe Windows & Doors named Bryan Kujawa as the company's national sales manager, a role in which he will oversee and work closely with Kolbe's regional sales managers. Kujawa began his career at Kolbe in 1991. He worked at the main plant in Wausau, Wisconsin, where he learned hands-on about Kolbe's products. In 1996, he was promoted to estimator in the customer support department and then... more »
  • Pleotint LLC named Patrick Lentz as its new marketing manager. In this position, Lentz will head marketing and social media efforts for the company’s Suntuitive Glass products.  “I’m excited to join the team at Pleotint, and I look forward to lending my expertise to help build brand awareness for Suntuitive Glass through new and existing marketing channels,” says... more »
  • PPG Industries announced two executive appointments. Hervé Tiberghien, senior director, global human resources, will become vice president, human resources, effective Feb. 28 and report to PPG President and CEO Michael McGarry. Chris Caruso, director, information technology, global architectural coatings, will become vice president, information technology, effective Feb. 1. He will report to Ram... more »
  • Adrian Steenson recently joined the Roto North America management team as director of operations, overseeing operations at both Roto Fasco Canada Inc. and Roto Frank of America Inc. With an extensive background in manufacturing operations, he has more than 28 years’ experience in production planning expertise in a variety of areas. “Adrian’s background and experience will be a... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows appointed Rich Bonney as its new vice president of operations, overseeing production, shipping and engineering. Bonney spent the last nine years serving as lean manufacturing manager for Guardian Industries, where he improved manufacturing operations to excel using lean methodologies and drove world-class customer service metrics for quality and on-time delivery, according to... more »
  • The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association elected Dan Picard, director of innovation at Assa Abloy Americas, as its new president for the upcoming year. All newly-elected officers will begin their term during the 2016 BHMA Spring Committee Week. more »
  • P.H. Tech regrets to report that Raymond Dallaire, co-founder, passed away on the afternoon of December 9. Dallaire struggled with illness following his retirement from day-to-day management of the company in 2002. Raymond Dallaire and his brother Dominic founded the company more than 53 years ago. “Throughout his career, Raymond helped move the industry forward by sharing his expertise and... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors appointed Ignacio Escobedo as vice president of manufacturing and engineering. “AWP is honored to have Ignacio leading our manufacturing and engineering efforts. His experience leading lean manufacturing transformations and managing operations through periods of high growth are perfectly suited for the transformation currently underway at AWP,” says Craig Speed... more »
  • PGT Inc. appointed two new members to the executive team. Danielle Mikesell is appointed as vice president of PGT, Industries with the responsibility of marketing, R&D, and customer service. “I’m excited to have Danielle become a member of our executive team. She has extensive experience and a dynamic leadership style that makes her the ideal person to lead the marketing, product... more »
  • ProVia announced the retirement of the company’s founder, Bill Mullet, who led ProVia from a small garage in Sugarcreek, Ohio in 1977 to the 600-plus employee organization that exists today. He will continue his role on the board of directors, and has accepted his appointment as chairman of the board. He and his wife Ellen have sold their shares back to the company, leaving their four... more »