Super Sized: Trulite Opens Super Center in Atlanta
Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions LLC of Deerfield Beach, Fla., has
finalized construction of a new “super center” in Atlanta.
With more than 250,000 combined square feet of production
space for both glass and aluminum, officials say the center is one of
the larger facilities in the region. Aluminum fabrication equipment as
well as a second furnace and laminating line are in production at the
“The addition of our second furnace, laminating line and
updated architectural aluminum product portfolio is designed to minimize
manufacturing lead times, as we continue to drive to be the best in the
country,” says Doug Sampsel, regional general manager. Jason Watts will
manage the architectural aluminum portion of the business. He has experience
with Kawneer of Norcross, Ga., US Aluminum (now part of C.R. Laurence)
and Vitro America (now part of Grey Mountain Partners).
Matodi USA to Represent Keraglass, Famatec Lines
Matodi USA will now represent Keraglass S.R.L., the Italian-based manufacturer
of heat- treatment and coating equipment, in both the U.S. and Canada.
The company reports that it has added Famatec products to its North American
offerings as well.
Based in Greensboro, N.C., Matodi USA distributes a variety
of flat glass fabrication equipment and tools.
JLM Wholesale Opens Another Warehouse
JLM Wholesale has a new warehouse in Plano, Texas. The goal of the new
location is to provide shorter shipping lead times for the South-Central
and Southwest U.S. market, according to the company.
“I am excited to provide quicker shipping to our existing
customer base as well as earn new business in the area,” says Annette
Baldwin, CEO and owner. “JLM has always tried to keep customer satisfaction
as our highest priority and this is just another way of accommodating
our customers in that region.”
Stylmark Appoints RGA as New Manufacturer’s Representative
Stylmark Inc. of Minneapolis recently added RGA Architectural Sales
of Redmond, Wash., to its sales organization. RGA will promote and market
Stylmark products in Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Western Idaho. “Gary
and Greg Towndrow of RGA were a logical addition to our sales team,” says
Stylmark president Kevin Hogan. “They have long-standing relationships
with major architectural firms, general contractors and contract glass
shops in the Pacific Northwest and always provide excellent customer service
to their customers.” “Greg and I are very excited to be affiliated with
Stylmark,” says Gary Towndrow. “Their reputation and products are well
known to the glass and glazing community and will be a strong addition
to the list of manufactures RGA represents.” Gary Towndrow started his
glass career in 1969 as a glazier. In 1980, he received a degree in architecture
from the University of Washington and then returned to the glass business
and worked as an estimator, project manager and systems designer. Greg
Towndrow has been with RGA for 13 years. Prior to joining RGA, he designed
and fabricated commercial aluminum awnings and has an associate’s degree
from Bellevue College.
Charles G. G. Schmidt & Co. Inc. in Montvale, N.J., has been named
the exclusive distributor in New Jersey for C. R. Onsrud Routers www.cggschmidt.com
… Bystronic Inc. has a new distributor in western Canada, Akhurst Machinery
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