July 30, 2013
Spokane, Wash.-based Cascade Windows has added Randy Buchanan as its new VP of operations. He brings more than 30 years of window and glass industry experience to the vinyl window manufacturer.
Buchanan spent 30 years at Milgard Manufacturing, where he most recently held the role of director of Northwest operations. His responsibilities included all operational activities for Milgard... more »
July 15, 2013
The board of directors of Quanex Building Products Corp. has elected William C. Griffiths, 61, to serve as chairman, president and CEO. Having served on the board of the window and door industry supplier since 2009, he succeeds David D. Petratis, who resigned to accept a position with another company.
"Bill is a seasoned executive with experience in a wide range of industries,... more »
July 8, 2013
New Jersey-based United Window & Door Manufacturing Inc. has promoted two key members of its management team. The promotions will position United for continued growth in the years ahead as part of its plan to expand markets and product offerings, it reports.
John D’Elena has been named to the position of vice president of... more »
June 21, 2013
Winchester Industries, the manufacturer of Bristol and Oxford replacement windows and doors, has hired Henry “Chip” Schildmeier, as its new national sales manager. With 23 years of window sales experience, he is responsible for growing the Pennsylvania-based manufacturer's dealer sales program.
Schildmeier is said to bring a great deal of enthusiasm and knowledge to... more »
June 10, 2013
Andersen Corp. has added Greg Thompson as marketing director for its Andersen Division, with responsibilities for marketing the manufacturer's flagship brand, including the Andersen Architectural Collection, storm doors, and Andersen wood clad and composite windows and patio doors.
Thompson’s experience includes working with well-known and environmentally-oriented consumer brands, most... more »
June 4, 2013
J. Wayne Bevis, former president and CEO of Pella Corp., passed away May 31 at the age of 79. In retirement, Bevis divided his time between his home on St. George Island, Fla., and near Rock Creek Lake near Kellogg, Iowa.
Bevis joined the company in 1972, and served as president and CEO of the window and door manufacturer for 15 years from 1980 until his retirement in 1995.
“Wayne and his... more »
May 28, 2013
Wincore Windows & Doors has appointed Michael Scarberry to the position of chief operating officer. An employee since February 2012, he now oversees all production at the manufacturer's plant in Parkersburg, W. Va.
Scarberry came to Wincore from a career in the aluminum industry, where he spent more than 30 years in numerous managerial positions in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Since his... more »
May 14, 2013
PPG Industries named Bradley Boone market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass. The 33-year PPG veteran has a vast amount of experience in the production of glass, and in the technical support and marketing of glass products, officials note.
For the past 12 years, Boone has been a senior account manager serving residential, architectural and solar glass customers in... more »
May 3, 2013
Sprouse Windows & Doors Inc., a manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors based in New Martinsville, W.Va., has added Ken Barman to its sales team, creating a dual focus sales and customer service initiative. Barman leads the Sprouse Western division as VP of sales and marketing, while Al Simeone spearheads the Eastern division as VP of sales and marketing.
“Despite the... more »
April 25, 2013
Allison Beck, who served as administrator at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, passed away recently after a battle with cancer.
She started in the industry joining the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada staff in 1995, and was part of the formation of IGMA in 2000 following IGMAC's merger with the Sealed Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association.
Beck has been... more »