Posts Tagged ‘ YKK AP America ’

Economy Concerns Aside, Several Fenestration Manufacturers Expand

Oct 11th, 2022

The downturn in housing construction and increasing number of news reports predicting a forthcoming recession have not put as much of a damper on the residential door and window industry. Just as Manufacturing Week takes place this week, two manufacturers announced expansions and one broke ground on a new facility. Elevate Windows & Doors says […]

YKK AP Appoints HR Manager for Residential Products Manufacturing Facility

Mar 14th, 2022

YKK AP America announced Bernard Murray as the senior manager of human resources (HR) for its residential products manufacturing facility in Macon, Ga. In this position, he will lead HR practices and objectives to provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and ongoing development of the Macon residential manufacturing team. Murray has […]

Window and Door Companies Weigh in on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Vaccine Mandate

Jan 14th, 2022

Some companies and organizations in the glass and fenestration industry may have breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled to block an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule mandating businesses with at least 100 employees require workers to be vaccinated or get tested weekly and wear a mask. In Minnesota, […]

YKK AP America Hires Tom Hauer as Residential Sales Representative for Florida

Apr 13th, 2021

YKK AP America has added Tom Hauer as residential sales representative for the Florida market. Hauer comes to YKK AP with more than 25 years of sales experience and performance-driven sales leadership. He will be responsible for building strong relationships with door and window dealers in an effort to deepen YKK AP’s customer relationships and […]

YKK AP America Hires Residential General Manager

Aug 13th, 2020

YKK AP America has hired Rick Cawston as general manager of residential sales. In this position, Cawston will strengthen relationships with door and window dealers by supporting both the sales and customer service teams. Cawston comes to YKK AP with more than 25 years of sales experience with a focus on building products. Supported by […]

YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

Jun 11th, 2018

YKK AP America recognized its top performers of 2017 during its annual meeting at Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain, Ga. The recipients were selected based on performance and growth during the 2017 fiscal year, as well as embodying the company’s core values. Honorees included the Orlando, Fla., branch, which received the Branch […]

YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team

May 18th, 2018

YKK AP America Inc. has expanded its Southeast team with the addition of architectural sales representative Wesley Grubb. Grubb joins the Atlanta branch, reporting to Ken James, and will cover architectural sales in the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Grubb previously worked with Kingspan, where he consistently increased market share in his five-state […]

YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards

Apr 16th, 2018

Mark Richards, general manager of YKK AP America’s Northeast Region, retired earlier this month. Baltimore branch manager Derick Clutchey will assume leadership of the Northeast region. Richards joined YKK AP America in 2006 as manager for the Boston branch. He soon took over the Baltimore branch as well. YKK AP America says Richards has continually […]

YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

Apr 16th, 2018

YKK AP America Inc. has named Glenn Smith as general manager of the Midwest region, which includes YKK AP’s Cincinnati and Chicago sales offices. Smith brings more than 20 years of senior sales and management experience to his new role, in which he will drive YKK AP’s visibility and lead sales within the region. “Glenn’s […]

YKK AP Employees Help Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Nov 13th, 2017

When Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September,  it hit close to home for two employees at YKK AP America’s Austell, Ga., headquarters. Angel Baez and Veronica Acosta were among the employees whose families were affected by the storm. “Those first few days of not being able to communicate with anyone on the island were […]

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