Posts Tagged ‘ VEKA ’

Video: One Last Look at GlassBuild

Sep 22nd, 2015

As we wrap up our video coverage of the 2015 GlassBuild America Show, DWM brings you machinery, hardware, innovative door and window solutions and a new addition to the event—the dream showroom. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

VEKA’s Peilert Honored by Ernst & Young

Jun 30th, 2015

VEKA North America president and CEO Joe Peilert was recently named Ernst & Young’s Manufacturing Entrepreneur of the Year for western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In his comments during the EY Entrepreneur of the Year gala, Peilert stressed the importance of VEKA’s employees to the company’s success. “Having been nominated by my own team was […]

VEKA Academy Takes Aim at Workforce Development

Jun 4th, 2015

After almost six months in development, VEKA officially launched a new educational initiative, VEKA Academy, on May 19. It was held at VEKA’s corporate headquarters in Fombell, Pa. A limited number of invitations were sent to local fabricators and VEKA employees to participate. VEKA Academy: Windows and Doors – Foundation for Success was developed to […]

The Best Vegas Has to Offer

Sep 12th, 2014

If you know me you know I am not a fan of Las Vegas. That changes when the door and window industry heads there for GlassBuild America and shows off its latest offerings. It’s also a great way for me to get caught up on all the industry news and trends. So here is just […]

People are Buying and Industry is Delivering

Sep 12th, 2014

Quanex's C3-11300 window and door system has achieved the AW rating.

“People are buying again. That’s why we brought the equipment,” says Sarah Colberg with Witte. That’s music to the industry’s ears as it reflects that the residential market has truly rebounded. All throughout GlassBuild America, which ended yesterday in Las Vegas, the mood was positive. On the first day of the show, Diane Huybers, Windowmaker […]

VIDEO: GlassBuild Focuses on Hardware, Extrusions and More

Sep 12th, 2014

Check out DWM and USGlass magazine’s continuing video coverage of GlassBuild America which concluded yesterday. Today we take a look at sliding wall systems, vinyl windows, hardware and other components. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

VEKA Qualifies First Passive House System

Nov 12th, 2013

VEKA Inc. has announced it has tested and qualified its first vinyl window system with PHIUS (Passive House Institute US). The Evolutions® double hung/slider system is the first vinyl system to meet specifications under PHIUS in the U.S. from a vinyl extruder, according to a company statement. The Evolutions window qualified with a whole-window U-value […]

VEKA Hires Wadel as Eastern Canada Sales Manager

Oct 29th, 2013

VEKA, Inc. has announced the hire of Jason Wadel as regional sales manager. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Wadel will manage all sales efforts in eastern Canada for VEKA. He will be tasked with growing the sales revenue and profitability of the region by managing existing customers, securing new business with prospective customers and identifying new business […]

Congressional Members Visit VEKA: Vinyl and Vocational Training Among Key Topics

Aug 30th, 2013

Rep. Rothfus (right) visited VEKA last week and talked about everything from the LEED program to recruiting employees.

VEKA was busy hosting congressional members to its plant last week, and discussing issues of importance to the door and window industry. Pennsylvania Congressman Keith Rothfus (Pa.-12) stopped at VEKA while visiting manufacturers, farms and schools in his district to help understand the concerns western Pennsylvania workers face in today’s challenging times. At VEKA, the […]

VEKA to Expand and Add Jobs

Jul 31st, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett announced that VEKA Inc. will expand operations, investing more than $6 million to support new growth and add jobs in Beaver County, Pa. VEKA will expand its existing facility to accommodate the installation of new equipment for a new client contract. The project is expected to generate a capital investment in excess […]