Bill Rau, manager of Crystal Window & Door Systems’ quality assurance department, passed away recently.

Rau joined Crystal in 2010. He had previously served as engineering manager for project design and fulfillment with Architectural Window Manufacturing in Rutherford, N.J.  Prior to that, he served in design engineering capacities with Kawneer/Alcoa in Norcross, Ga., and Graham in York, Pa., focusing on product development and design, in-house and field testing, code compliance.

“Bill instilled a strong emphasis on quality and brought Crystal to a new level,” says Joseph Chang, production manager for Crystal.  “He left a great legacy.”