August 22, 2016
Skyreach L&S Extrusions Corporation appointed Rick Pries as its technical sales representative for Western Canada and Western United States.
Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Pries will manage the company’s accounts within his region and actively develop and oversee its respective product offering portfolio. This appointment is part of the company’s initiative to offer localized product... more »
August 18, 2016
Cefla North America hired Jim Bueneman as sales area manager for its north central territory. Bueneman becomes the newest member of a team dedicated to finding innovative solutions to enhance wood products and byproducts, as well as applications for glass, plastic, fiber cement, composite materials and metal. Bueneman will take responsibility for managing accounts directly for... more »
August 16, 2016
The Marvin Cos. promoted Christine Marvin to the position of director of corporate strategy. A fourth-generation family member of the family-owned and operated fenestration company, Marvin previously served as the director of marketing for the Marvin Windows and Doors brand.
In her new role, Marvin will lead the development and implementation of strategic efforts to bring The Marvin Cos’... more »
August 9, 2016
Dennis Anderson joined UL as a technical leader for UL’s Building Envelope Performance Test Lab. He brings 24 years of experience in fenestration testing, accreditation and certification with his most recent position at National Fenestration Rating Council. In his new role, Anderson serves as the technical lead for UL’s thermal, acoustical and simulation areas. more »
July 28, 2016
MFM Building Products reached an agreement with Peak Sales & Marketing to represent MFM in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Peak Sales & Marketing was founded in 1985 and serves one- and two-step building products distributors with support through architect and builder promotion, training and marketing support. Tom Braun and Will Halstead, partners in... more »
July 27, 2016
Adler Windows appointed Bernard Walker as the firm's design/solutions sales representative. Prior to joining Adler Windows, Walker was an in-home design consultant and field representative for Renewal by Andersen of Westchester, Putnam, New York, and Fairfield, Connecticut, counties. Walker has experience in both construction and public relations.
“Bernie's areas of expertise make him... more »
July 27, 2016
Quanex Building Products appointed Tom Kopacz to territory sales manager for the company’s North Central territory.
Prior to joining the Quanex team, Kopacz held various technical sales, service and engineering roles in the fenestration industry at HB Fuller, Andersen Corp. and Kohler Co.
“For more than 18 years, Tom has built lasting relationships with customers and suppliers in the... more »
July 12, 2016
Architectural hardware designer and manufacturer Krownlab hired Jesse McFadden and Scott Wilson as technical sales representatives.
McFadden comes to Krownlab from Tesla Motors Inc., where he oversaw day-to-day operations of the Portland delivery center, including hiring/onboarding... more »
July 8, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association awarded an AAMA scholarship to Emily Briese, who will be a freshman this fall at the University of Toledo, where she will pursue a degree in Environmental Engineering. She plans to use her degree to implement new energy resources. Her father, Bill Briese, works for GED Integrated Solutions in Twinsburg, Ohio, as its R&D and IG products... more »
July 8, 2016
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association presented its first lifetime achievement award to James C. Krahn, who served WDMA on behalf of Marvin Windows and Doors for more than 50 years, at its Technical and Manufacturing Conference. The award recognizes individuals who have devoted significant time, energy and effort toward creating and achieving the strategic initiatives of WDMA, and who are... more »