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  • Quanex Screens appointed Mark Yeandle director of operations, west. Yeandle is based in Fontana, Calif., and will oversee Quanex Screens’ West Coast operations, including plants in Sacramento, Calif., Chehalis, Wash., Denver and Phoenix. Yeandle brings more than 30 years of fenestration experience to Quanex, most recently serving as plant manager, general manager and then director for... more »
  • The National Glass Association appointed Kelly Smith as senior editor for Window & Door magazine. Prior to joining Window & Door, Smith was an editor and writer for the Colorado Association of Homebuilders. “I am happy to welcome Kelly to the Window & Door team,” says Emily Thompson, editor in chief. “She brings an abundance of editorial knowledge to the position.... more »
  • Universal Window and Door hired additional sales, customer service and manufacturing personnel, including Edmund Uzar as its new system engineer. Elan Sinai and Joseph Zaino were named estimators, and the company hired customer support specialist Carol Morrissey and sales support Claire Sacharkiewicz. The company reports it has increased its manufacturing personnel by nearly 30 percent since 2015. more »
  • Seaway Manufacturing Corporation named Terry Rex as a territory manager. Rex has 30 years of experience in the window and door industry, and has held various sales, marketing and industry association positions. “Terry has an excellent reputation in our industry and we look forward to having him as part of our team,” says Seaway Manufacturing President Jana Goodrich. more »
  • North East Windows USA Inc. promoted Ed Little to the newly created position of director of sales.  Little brings over 30 years of experience in the window and door industry to his new role, including tenures with several Top 100 manufacturers. In addition, the company hired Alberina Ziemba, formerly of BF Rich Window & Door, as its mid-Atlantic territory manager. more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors reorganized its U.S. sales regional map and announced a slate of new appointments in its sales and service teams. For the west coast, new regional managers are Stephen Keller and Derrick McCall and sales assistant is Stefan Monetta. The southwest appointments include regional manager Chance Mora and sales assistant Derrek MacElwain. Northwest regional manager and sales... more »
  • Pella Corp. Chair Emerita Mary Joan Kuyper Farver passed away peacefully early Monday morning at her home in Pella, Iowa, with her family. She was 97 years old. Farver was born in Pella, Iowa, on Nov. 17, 1919, to Pete and Lucille Kuyper, who purchased what was then known as the Rolscreen Company in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1925. A year later, they moved the business to Pete’s hometown of Pella... more »
  • Ron Wooten, director of product testing and certification, CRL-U.S. Aluminum, earned his FenestrationMaster certification from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, a national education and certification program for professionals in the fenestration industry. Wooten has been in the fenestration industry for over three decades. In his position at CRL, Wooten plans and directs... more »
  • John Heinaman was named managing principal of the Consulting Collaborative West Coast office in Orange County, California. He has over four decades of career experience working with companies in the glass industry including sales and management positions with PPG Industries, executive positions with Model Glass Co. and president and CEO of Heinaman Contract Glazing with facilities in Lake Forest... more »
  •   Schulz   Magennis Due to rising machine order volumes, Biesse and Intermac America restructured their service manager responsibilities and added two new service managers to the team, in order to provide customers better support.  “This reorganization places Biesse among the top companies most prepared to handle the industry’s constant growth without a... more »