New Departures Announced from Arch
Following the resignation of Arch Aluminum & Glass president and chief
executive officer Leon Silverstein in April, several new departures
have been announced: Rick Silverstein, who served as vice president,
Steve Perilstein, who served as vice president of sales, and his
brother Max Perilstein, who served as vice president of marketing,
are no longer with the company, among others.
“More than 60 people followed me to Arch from PDC over the years and I
will miss them all,” Steve Perilstein told USGlass. The Perilstein brothers
are fourth generation members of the glass industry.
“I am looking forward to this new beginning and new opportunities where
I can continue to build on the relationships I have formed over the years,”
Steve Perilstein adds. “I’ve been in this industry since I was 5 years
old, riding in the truck with my dad. I am 50 now and plan to continue
growing in this industry.”
Pres-On Appoints Kurt Weidler General Manager
Pres-On announced the appointment of Kurt Weidler as general manager,
a new position within the company, effective immediately.
As general manager Weidler has authority over core functions, including
assembling and leading teams of key managers, extending the company’s
customer care programs and maintaining overall quality control of final
Weidler joins Pres-On from Midwest Jobbers.
Viracon Adds New Member to Architectural Design Team
Viracon in Owatonna, Minn., has hired Lance Lawrence, LEED AP,
to be its newest architectural design specialist. In his new role, Lawrence
will work closely with architects and specifiers in all Viracon markets.
Prior to joining Viracon, Lawrence worked with KKE Architects Inc. in
Minneapolis as a job captain in its government division.
Coastal Industries Hires Rainwater as Houston Rep
Coastal Industries Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla., has hired Chad Rainwater
as the company’s new territory sales rep for its Houston distribution
Rainwater comes to Coastal with several years of shower door sales experience
in the Texas area. He is responsible for sales in the Texas, Louisiana
and Mississippi markets.
William Bonner Joins Crawford Tracey
Glazing contractor Crawford Tracey Corp. (CTC) in Deerfield Beach, Fla.,
announced that William (Bill) Bonner has joined the company and
will work closely with customers in a sales, estimating and business development
Prior to joining CTC, Bonner worked for Glazing Consultants Inc., where
he served as a senior consultant and sales and marketing manager. He is
a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials, the American
Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Southeast Glass Association
and the North American Air Barrier Association.
Mainstreet Computers Hires New Marketing Director
Mainstreet Computers in Belleville, Mich., has appointed Kevin Winningham
as its new marketing director. Prior to his new position, Winningham had
worked for a large, non-profit organization where he was part of the executive
Lamiver Founder James F. Sartain Passes Away
Long-time Pilkington employee and Lamiver founder James F. Sartain
of Moncton, New Brunswick, passed away after a two-year battle with cancer.
He was 78.
Sartain began his career with Pilkington Glass in Saint John in the early
1950s and went on to establish architectural and automotive laminating
factories in Moncton; Orangeville, Ontario; Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and
Montreal under the Lamilite and Lamiver names.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Doreen, along with four children,
Michael, Michelle, Tim and Cathy.
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