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  • Roto North America welcomed Juergen Schairer as manager, application engineering-Euro products, as well as Jerry O’Keefe as an account representative.  “Juergen and Jerry are joining Roto at an exciting time as the company continues to gain momentum in the market by providing customers with excellent delivery service, quality products that perform well over time, and dedicated... more »
  • Heinrich Laumann, original founder of Veka, passed peacefully on Sept. 3 at age 89. “We are deeply saddened and we extend our sincere condolences to the Laumann and Hartlief family as we remember Mr. Laumann as a passionate, personally engaging and energetic entrepreneur,” says Joe Peilert, president and CEO of Veka North America. “Starting with eight employees in 1969, he... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association hired Steven Saffell as technical director. Saffell's background includes architectural firm work, modular home design, manufactured housing and residential and commercial fenestration experience, as well as three years spent teaching as an adjunct professor. He will oversee AAMA’s technical operations including standards, product... more »
  •     YKK AP America appointed Daymon Loyd to the position of residential plant operations manager. Loyd is  now responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the residential plant in Macon, Georgia, and leading the plant’s progressive development to ensure safety, quality, delivery and productivity. “I am proud to appoint Daymon to this new position. His long... more »
  • A.W. Hastings named J. Keenan Burns as its new president following the retirement of Stephen "Dusty" Hoyt, who is retiring from the position after 45 years of service. Burns’ appointment took effect on June 1st. Burns, who has been with Hastings for the past 30 years, has served the company as vice president since 1996 and as executive vice president and chief operating officer... more »
  • Biesse Group added Gregory Bell as North America parts quality assurance leader following the continued expansion of the parts and service department in North America. Bell’s extensive professional background includes more than 20 years of experience in leading customer care initiatives and quality assurance programs. He will work with all machinery and tooling divisions inside the... more »
  • Tru Tech Doors appointed Philip Orsino as its new chairman. With over 30 years of millwork industry experience, most notably as president and chief executive officer of Masonite International Corporation and Jeld-Wen Inc., Orsino has developed a reputation as a top performer within the industry. Orsino will continue in his other advisory roles as director of The Bank of Montreal, Hydro One, the... more »
  •   Vitro Architectural Glass announced named Paul Bush as director of quality and technical services. Bush, formerly director of technical services for Vitro Glass, will direct the company’s quality initiatives, including product quality and customer crisis management. “Paul has been involved with many glass technical innovations throughout his distinguished career with PPG... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc’s board of directors selected Gary S. Michel as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective June 18. Michel will also be elected to Jeld-Wen’s board of directors. Kirk S. Hachigian, chairman of the board and acting CEO, will continue to serve as chairman. Hachigian will devote his time to supporting Michel and ensuring a successful... more »
  •                 Landry                    Valentin Biesse Group promoted Michelle Landry to North America corporate recruiting manager and welcomed Elizabeth Valentin as North America human resources manager. Landry previously served as Biesse Group’s North America human resources manager... more »