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  • Business leader Thomas Chen, founder, chairman and CEO of Crystal Window & Door Systems, was inducted into the Kings of Queens Hall of Fame for his long term, exceptional and sustained dedication to Queens, according to the company. In addition, he was presented with congratulatory certificates and proclamations from N.Y. State Senate, N.Y. City Council and N.Y. City Public Advocate elected... more »
  • Stürtz Machinery Inc. promoted Marcel Diaconu to mechanical design engineer. Diaconu earned his engineering degree at the University of Timisoara’s Institute of Engineering in Romania before immigrating to the U.S. He earned his U.S. citizenship in 2004. According to Stürtz CEO Ellis Dillen, “Marcel is a true success story and an inspiration to all of us at SMI. After going through... more »
  • Soft Tech Group hired Mitch Lewandowski as V.P. of sales, North America. Lewandowski is an experienced revenue-focused business leader in the window and door industry with almost 20 years of involvement from manufacturing, distribution and dealerships. He has been an industry consultant, owned two window and door companies and has worked with aluminum, steel, wood clad and all wood products both... more »
  • Thomas Hogg joins Linetec as territory sales manager serving customers in the Southwest. Hogg has 16 years of experience in the construction and architectural building products industries, including new construction and renovation for residential and commercial markets. “I am looking forward to partnering with multiple manufacturers here in the Southwest that fulfill project owners’... more »
  • MGM Industries hired Scott Sheffield as president to oversee all operations of the Hendersonville plant. Sheffield has more than 30 years of experience in vinyl window manufacturing.“Scott’s extensive and intimate knowledge of window manufacturing, extrusion, logistics and management put him at the top of our list,” explains Greg Schorr, CEO of the recently merged company.... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s production engineer manager, Naoufel Mourchid, received FenestrationMaster certification. Through the FenestrationMasters Program, run by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, industry professionals can attain certification that validates their industry expertise. “Naoufel's AAMA FenestrationMaster certification is an excellent example of our... more »
  • AmesburyTruth named Steve Klein its U.S. Western region solutions sales manager for balance systems. Klein brings more than 29 years of experience in the architectural glass and hardware industries serving both residential and commercial markets. Klein served as a technical manufactures sales representative utilizing AmesburyTruth products to help residential and commercial customers overcome... more »
  • Paradigm Windows promoted Andy Sevier to president. As president, he will have total responsibility for the operation of Paradigm Windows. More specifically, his new responsibilities will be focused on the coordination, development and implementation of processes necessary to ensure the growth and success of Paradigm’s products in the market. Sevier's primary directives will be to monitor... more »
  • Western Window Systems has received an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund affiliated with Perella Weinberg Partners that invests in leading growth-oriented, lower middle market companies. PWP Growth Equity is partnering with Scott Gates, who was named Western Window Systems CEO in August, and current management team for this transaction; Jason Funk and Scott Leach,... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems promoted Joseph Chang to vice president of manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for all production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, quality assurance, and logistics and shipping at the company's main facility in Queens, N.Y. The facility manufactures 400,000 vinyl and aluminum window and door units each year. Through a staff of 18 supervisors and 250... more »