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  • 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 »
  • Keystone Certifications Inc. named Tracy Rogers to the newly created position of vice president of sales and marketing, and Jon Martini as the new validations manager. Rogers has 30 years of experience in the fenestration industry, and has held various positions on both the supplier and manufacturer side of the industry. Most recently, Rogers held the position of director, industry relations and... more »
  • Brio USA appointed Patrick Junker as national sales manager. In this newly created position, Junker will lead the sales team for the folding and sliding hardware and retractable insect screen offerings of Brio USA in both residential and commercial market segments. “With over 30 years of experience in the fenestration industry Pat brings tremendous insight, along with significant customer... more »
  • Deceuninck North America hired Frank Perna as vice president of operations for its Monroe and Fernley facilities. In this role, Perna will be responsible for manufacturing activities. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the industry, including extrusion, window fabrication and all phases of operations and plant management. “Frank has the ability to deliver short-term results and... more »
  • Quanex Screens LLC, a division of Quanex Building Products, named Jim Card as product sales specialist. Card is responsible for aiding in the development of current and prospective client relationships for Quanex, working with territory sales managers to support customer needs and growing their businesses. Card has more than 22 years of experience working within the fenestration industry,... more »