Bohle America Inc., has hired Keith M. Knolmayer as its hardware development director. Knolmayer has been an active member of Glass Association of North America (GANA), serving on several committees while offering glazing market research for the North American market, according to a company release.

Keith M. Knolmayer

Knolmayer, who will be based at the company’s American headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., had previously worked for Häfele America Co. for 17 years before joining Bohle America. According to the announcement, his extensive product knowledge for sliding door applications, ANSI grade builder’s hardware while pursuing his Architectural Hardware Consultant certification and all glazing products will allow the company to expand its technical expertise to all of its customers.

“Employing Keith brings us wealth of industry knowledge from the North American glazing market requirements,” says Gareth Francey, COO and vice president of sales of Bohle America Inc. “Bohle on a worldwide scale has always had a strong footprint in interior glass door and hardware market and now, with Keith on board, we can become more efficient in our local U.S. products and services. Keith will be responsible for all areas surrounding the glass hardware segment of our product offering aiding our sales force to service our customers with a broader product range and technical expertise.”