Posts Tagged ‘ VEKA ’

Veka Hosts Tour of New Facility in N.C.

May 21st, 2018

Executives and employees from Veka North America and Veka AG recently hosted a meet-and-greet event for state, county and city officials at the company’s new facility in Morganton, N.C., called Veka East. Dr. Werner Schuler, global COO for Veka, and Joe Peilert, president and CEO of Veka North America, were among the company leaders in […]

A Look at California’s New Solar Panel Regulation

May 21st, 2018

Last week, California became the first state in the country to require solar panels to be installed on homes. The regulation, which goes into effect in 2020, would affect all new single-family homes and small apartment buildings. However, the plan has been met with skepticism from some experts in the fenestration and energy fields who […]

Q&A: Veka North America CEO Joe Peilert

Mar 30th, 2018

Veka North America president and CEO Joe Peilert occupied a unique position at this year’s Fensterbau trade show, which was held last week in Nuremberg, Germany. He’s a German native who has been running the North American operations of a major German business for about eight years now. That gives him unique insights into the […]

Fensterbau: Robotic Equipment and News from the Profile Suppliers

Mar 22nd, 2018

Today, DWM visits three of the major profile suppliers and shows off robotic machinery from a major equipment maker. Youtube Link

Rep. Keith Rothfus Discusses Tax Reform at Veka

Jan 29th, 2018

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pa., toured Veka’s manufacturing facility in Fombell, Pa., on Friday, January 26. During the site visit, he met with management and employees to discuss the impact of the new tax reform on the building industry. “Tax reform puts us in a much better position internationally by lowering rates,” said Rothfus. “Prior […]

A Chat With Veka’s Kevin Seiling and Steve Dillon

Dec 12th, 2017

Kevin Seiling, Veka’s vice president of engineering and new product development, and Steve Dillon, the company’s director of marketing, have decades of experience in the door and window industry between them. During a recent visit to Veka’s North American headquarters in Fombell, Pa., near Pittsburgh, DWM sat down with them to chat about the industry […]

Veka’s VP of Finance and CFO James Druschel to Retire

Dec 8th, 2017

James Druschel, Veka’s vice president of finance and CFO, will retire on December 15 after nearly 28 years with the company. Druschel joined Veka in February 1990. According to the company, he has been instrumental in the expansion of Veka to all North American sites during the past 28 years. Veka also announced that Scott […]

Veka to Open N.C. Plant, Hire 102 Workers

Dec 6th, 2017

Veka has chosen a site in Morganton, N.C., for its fourth North American facility and will create 102 full-time jobs at the location during the next five years, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $18 million into the project. Operations are expected to start in the second half of 2018. The new […]

#DWMstagram: See What the Industry is Posting Online

Nov 20th, 2017

What’s trending in doors and windows? Here are some of the top posts on Instagram from the past week. Don’t forget to follow DWM on Instagram for live updates from trade shows, fun snaps from around the office and other pictures. Special Veka Academy Edition DWM editor Trey Barrineau took part in Veka Academy last […]

Veka Gets Creative to Tackle the Labor Issue

Nov 16th, 2017

Labor shortages. Workers who don’t last more than a week. Young people who aren’t interested in careers in the trades. If you’ve been paying attention to the door and window industry for the past few years, you’ve heard variations on these themes almost daily. The lack of skilled labor is a huge issue that affects […]

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