Posts Tagged ‘ VEKA ’

At Veka Academy, Workforce Development is on the Syllabus

Nov 15th, 2017

Veka welcomed 20 members of the fenestration industry this week to Veka Academy, a two-day educational initiative the company launched two years ago. Hosted at Veka’s North American headquarters in Fombell, Pa., near Pittsburgh, it’s designed for entry- to mid-level sales, production, engineering, purchasing, marketing and management personnel who are interested in learning more about […]

Veka to Add New Extrusion Plant in North America

Sep 11th, 2017

Veka announced on Monday that it will be adding a fourth extrusion facility in North America. The company says site selection has been narrowed down to three existing plant properties in the Carolinas, with each facility featuring more than 160,000 square feet of floor space. That plant will open in 2018. The new location will […]

Veka’s Thomas Van De Bunt Receives Leadership Award

Feb 7th, 2017

The German American Chamber of Commerce Inc. (GACC), Pittsburgh Chapter recently recognized Thomas Van De Bunt for his leadership in establishing a German-style apprenticeship model at Veka Inc. in Fombell, Pa. Rachel Mauer, vice president of the Pittsburgh chapter, presented Van De Bunt with the award. “Thomas has been with our program since the very […]

WinDoor Opens a New Door

Nov 16th, 2016

A revitalized WinDoor opened its three-day run in Montreal with a lively networking event and a host of exciting new products. DWM was there for all the highlights. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

AAMA Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

Jun 14th, 2016

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) celebrated its sixteenth year of awarding scholarships to students seeking degrees related to the building products industry. This year, seven scholarships were given to 11 children of employees of AAMA member companies. The scholarship award winners were announced during the 2016 AAMA Summer Conference, held June 12-15, in San […]

At Fensterbau, Veka is Flying High

Mar 18th, 2016

Positive vibes were everywhere on the third day of Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg, Germany, which welcomed more than 100,000 visitors this week. Improving economies around the world were boosting business for many companies, including one major industry player. “We’re off to a very strong start to 2016,” said Joe Peilert, Veka North America president and […]

Video Newscast: Fensterbau Continues with News From Top Profile Suppliers

Mar 17th, 2016

The Fensterbau Frontale trade fair continues in Germany. Today, DWM brings you the latest innovations from four of the industry’s leading profile suppliers which includes interviews with two CEOs.

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 […]

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