August 9, 2013
WinDoor Inc. named John Adams national sales manager, effective as of Aug. 5 in WinDoor's Orlando location, according to a company press release. In this role, Adams will continue to expand the WinDoor market share in the northeastern part of the United States as well as oversee the entire sales team currently covering the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina,...
August 4, 2013
PGT Industries, supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors as well as hurricane-impact systems for storefront and condo applications, promoted Brad West to vice president and controller. West has more than 16 years of management experience in manufacturing organizations, holding positions including operational division controller for Mrs. Smith's Bakeries, manager of SEC reporting...
July 19, 2013
YKK AP America Inc. appointed Steve Schohan as marketing and communications manager. In his new role, Schohan will develop marketing and promotion strategies, as well as lead research efforts on emerging markets and trends, with an emphasis on driving industry product evolution and innovation, according to a YKK AP press release. Schohan brings more than 25 years of experience in the retail...
July 12, 2013
The Dwyer Group, parent company of seven service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, has announced the appointment of Mary Kennedy Thompson to the position of director of veteran affairs, effective immediately.Thompson, who serves as the president of Mr. Rooter, was appointed to this additional role in a newly-created position that aims to attract more veterans to franchise...
January 22, 2013
Officials from Binswanger Glass have named Bill White as area manager for Virginia, according to a Jan. 21 company release. White, who had been branch manager at Binswanger's Richardson, Texas, location, will be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the nine locations that make up the Virginia region."Bill has significant management experience in his past, and brings strong operational...
January 11, 2013
Longtime glass industry representative, Caleb Brown "Buck" Jennings, Jr., of Spartanburg, S.C., died on Jan. 6 at the age of 86. Jennings owned and operated glazing subcontractor Jennings Paint and Glass Co. with his father, and later his sons Kit and Harold.
August 28, 2012
John P. (Jack) Hilboldt, co-founder of National Glass and Glazing and a nearly 60-year glass industry veteran, has passed away, according to a statement from the family. Hilboldt started as a glazier apprentice in 1947, and went on to run Stanley Hanks Glass Co., which was purchased by Cupples Product and became Gateway Glass. He left in 1982 to start National Glass and Glazing with his sons...
June 15, 2012
The Glass Doctor Leadership Council welcomed five new representatives at its meeting Tuesday. The new representatives were elected from among the more than 180 Glass Doctor independent franchise owners across the United States and Canada, according to a June 15 company release.The Glass Doctor Leadership Council members work with the corporate home office to develop ongoing strategic plans and...
June 11, 2012
Thomas D. Young, a lifetime industry representative and longtime employee of Stone & Glazing Consulting passed away May 20, after a battle with cancer. Young joined Stone & Glazing Consulting in 1998, first as office manager for the Houston office, and then as senior consultant. He retired in 2007, but continued to provide consulting services on numerous projects.Young began his career in...
February 13, 2012
Wil VandeWiel was named president of Dorma Americas, according to a Feb. 10 company release. VandeWiel served most recently as president of Dorma Architectural Hardware, and brings to this leadership position extensive domestic and international experience, according to the release. Prior to joining Dorma, he served as managing director for Bosch Security Systems, and in senior leadership roles...