Bill Deuschle, a longtime industry member of more than 40 years, will soon retire from Kawneer.

Bill Deuschle
Bill Deuschle

As director of engineering at TRACO, a division of Kawneer, he has been responsible for product development, field testing and forensic evaluation of product performance in the field. He has been employed by TRACO in various capacities since 1987. Prior to that, he served as manager of special testing for Professional Service Industries.

During his career, Deuschle was an American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) board member, as well as Aluminum Material Council first vice president, Document Management Committee vice-chair and NFRC advisory co-chair, among many other leadership roles.

Deuschle started working for Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory in 1969 and was mentored by Mike Boyle, who trained him in the fenestration industry and testing.

AAMA staff asked several of Deuschle’s colleagues and peers to share some thoughts about him to celebrate his upcoming retirement. Read them at the AAMA website here.