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  • The ASTM C24 Committee on Building Seals & Sealants presented Dow Technician Kelly Allore with the committee’s highest honor, the Lou Toporcer Sealants Hall of Fame Award. The committee gives the award to recognize contributions from its membership.   “We’re proud to recognize Kelly’s accomplishments with ASTM,” says Doug Kempf, technical service and... more »
  • PGT Innovations appointed Sherri Baker as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 8, 2019. Baker will lead the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, financial reporting and investor relations functions. She succeeds Brad West, who is assuming the newly created position of senior vice president of corporate development and treasurer.... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows hired Craig Russell as its new regional sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region. In his new position, Russell will help strengthen Soft-Lite’s sales team. His sales territory will encompass North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and northern Georgia, including Atlanta. Russell has been in the building products industry for more than 25 years, most recently spending... more »
  •   YKK AP America hired 15-year industry veteran Lawrence Soto to expand its western regional presence by leading a dedicated team of estimating and customer service personnel in the San Francisco Bay Area. His expertise will help YKK AP expand its brand visibility while continuing to support demand within the region, say company officials. Soto comes to YKK AP with a portfolio of... more »
  •   Robert Doyon, president and CEO of Atis Group, will retire. He has been in his current role for 16 years, as well as being the cofounder and creator of the Atis Group. “I have devoted 16 years of my life to reach my goal of creating the largest national window and door manufacturer and to leave behind a legacy as an entrepreneur in Quebec and in Canada. Turning this dream into... more »
  • National Certified Testing Laboratories hired of fenestration industry veteran and subject matter expert Joseph A. Reed, PE. Reed brings 17 years of broad building products experience, including product testing, product evaluation, product certification and project-specific delegated design. His expertise includes doors, windows, curtain wall, cladding, guards and railings, and roofing. “We... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., parent company of Therma-Tru Doors, announced it named Nicholas Fink as president and chief operating officer, Fortune Brands, reporting to Christopher Klein, CEO, Fortune Brands.  “As part of our continued strategy to strengthen and position the business for the next phase of growth, we are evolving our leadership team with a new yet... more »
  •   At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 82nd Annual Conference, the AAMA board of directors voted unanimously to designate former association leader Kim Flanary as an AAMA Honorary Member. Flanary, who passed away in November, is now the 14th person in the association's history to receive honorary membership. The last member to be honored in this way was... more »
  •   AGC Glass North America employee Kent Thrift, a coating engineer with the company, was awarded the 2019 Jim Colbridge Memorial Technical Scholarship. The scholarship, which the Society of Vacuum Coaters sponsors, is intended to further the education of those currently working in the field of vacuum coating technology. The financial award is to be used toward tuition, books, fees and... more »
  •   Tracy Rogers joined OmniGlass SCT as director of U.S. sales and marketing. Rogers’ responsibilities will include the development of sales and marketing programs for the promotion of OmniGlass products to the U.S. fenestration industry. Additionally, he will be responsible for expanding relationships on several of OmniGlass’ most important accounts, as well as building... more »