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  • 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 »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Chris Alderson as the managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit. According to the company, Alderson has a proven track record for success in the United Kingdom’s insulating glass market, serving most recently as Bostik’s European Business Director, Assembly Solutions. “Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass... more »
  • Acer Industrial Ltd. recently rearranged responsibilities for its management team. Bo Ding, the assistant to president, is appointed to manage sales, marketing, logistics and manufacturing. Ding has extensive experience with technical support and customer service. more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. appointed Mark A. Beck as the company’s president and chief executive officer effective November 30, 2015. Kirk Hachigian, who is currently in the roles, will continue as an active member of Jeld-Wen’s leadership team as executive chairman of the board. Beck joins Jeld-Wen from Danaher Corporation, where he was executive vice president of the water quality and dental... more »
  • Weather Shield Mfg. Inc. promoted Chris Schield from director of product marketing to vice president of marketing. He brings 12 years of product development, brand management and channel management experience in the building products industry to his new role. Schield will oversee all of the company’s marketing functions, including product initiatives, dealer communications, advertising,... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Daniel Marston to territory sales manager for Quanex’s North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with Jeld-Wen where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general manager and production manager. During his tenure, he developed a new market concept that resulted in... more »
  • Robert Williams, the recently retired president of The RiteSceen Company, passed away on October 18, 2015 in his beach home in Indian Shores, Florida. He was surrounded by all of his immediate family.Williams joined Metal Industries in the early 1980s as a salesman and worked his way through the system to become the vice president of sales. When the owners of Metal Industries decided to split the... more »