Volume 41, Issue 6 - June 2006
Also, Alvar Diaz has accepted the position of Western regional sales manager. His responsibilities include sales and management of the company’s Super Spacer® products and systems in the central and western United States. Diaz comes to Edgetech with more than six years experience with Q’SO, where he served as chemist, quality assurance, plant and regional sales manager.
J.E. Berkowitz L.P. Welcomes New Staff Members
John A. Krajewski has been named national architectural accounts manager. In his role, Krajewski will be responsible for promoting fabricated glass capabilities to glaziers east of the Rockies. He will also provide technical service and specifications to architects.
The company has also named John Peirce direct sales representative for Pennsylvania, northern Delaware and western New York. He has more than 30 years of sales, supervision and production management experience in the glass and glazing industry.
The company has also added Christopher Lalonde to its marketing team, as the new marketing coordinator. In his role, Lalonde will be responsible for creating sales presentations and supporting the company’s sales force with information and lead generation follow-up.
The company has also welcomed Gary V. Pinter, P.E. to its staff, whojoins as plant engineer. In this role, Pinter is responsible for all plant and maintenance engineering, including design and implementation of all capital improvements, preventative maintenance programs and plant equipment/systems troubleshooting.
Noe, a 22-year company veteran, was named vice president of customer service. Most recently he served as director of customer service. In his new role, Noe will be responsible for all customer service, quality, field installation, technical service and project management activities.
LAMATEK Names New Fenestration Sales Manager
Kobelka will be responsible for the management and administration of a 22-person, independent sales force and the inside product sales department for door and window products.
After leaving the Wellesley business school, Bieber entered the business world. Unlike his fellow grads, however, who will just be starting their careers, Bieber has just finished his.
During his 22-year tenure at Floral, where he served as executive vice president and general manager, the company’s annual sales grew from $10 million to $38 million. The company has since been acquired by Oldcastle Glass.
Sabatini Achieves Status as Electrical Hardware Consultant
Sabatini has more then 30 years of experience with the door openings industry in contact distribution, installation, manufacturers’ representation, architectural consulting and specification writing.
Degreve joined Solvay America’s parent company, Solvay S.A., in Brussels, Belgium in 1966, and since that time has held several executive positions in Brussels and Houston, including vice president finance of Soltex Polymer Corp., vice president finance of Solvay America and executive vice president of Solvay Interox. In 1993, Degreve returned to Brussels to assume the position of general manager finance and corporate planning for Solvay S.A, and in 1994 became a member of that company’s executive committee. Most recently, Degreve served in Brussels as director and member of the executive committee and general manager of finance. He has also been a member of the board of directors of Solvay America since 1998. In addition to his new duties, he will continue to serve as a member of the executive committee of Solvay S.A.
Jeffrey Ort Named General Manager For Niles Aluminum Products Inc.
Jeff Ort joined Niles Aluminum Products in September, 2003, after serving two years as an account manager for IBM Corp. in Atlanta.
Cardinal Glass Industries Announces Organizational Changes
Under the organization’s new structure, each of Cardinal’s six subsidiaries will be operated as individual companies, and each president will operate in separate facilities. New plant managers have also been named at each facility.
New Hires at United States Aluminum
The company has also hired Scott Peltier as the paint line supervisor to oversee the paint line at its manufacturing facility in Waxahachie. Peltier joins the company with experience in the finishing industry, most recently as a senior foreman in charge of the sandblast and paint department at Cascade General Ship Repair in Portland, Ore., where he worked for 13 years.