Mapes’ Sales Rep Bud Foley Passes Away
Following a lengthy illness, Bud Foley, a sales representative for Mapes
Industries of Lincoln, Neb., passed away at the age of 90 in June.
Foley was a fixture in the glass and glazing trade in the Southeast for
more than 65 years. After service in the Engineer Corp during World
War II, Foley joined E.H. Strauss Co. in Lexington, Ky., calling
on glass and glazing dealers from Texas to Florida. He represented Mapes
Industries for more than 55 years.
“He was legendary in his dedication to serving his customers and principals,”
says Bill Cintani, president of Mapes. “He was a treasure trove of
history of the Southeast glass business. In some cases he had called
on four generations of glass dealers in the same family.”
Foley is survived by his wife Mary and daughter and son-in-law Susie and
LPG Mourns the Loss of its Longest-Serving Team Member
George D. “Dubby” Carrico, who spent more than 50 years with Louisville
Plate Glass (LPG) in Louisville, Ky., passed away on July 16 at the age
of 80. Carrico was a retired sales manager with LPG.
“Dubby was the longest serving member of the LPG team, having joined us
in 1955, five and a half decades ago,” says Bill Stone, LPG president.
“He will be missed by customers, co-workers, family and friends. Dubby
rose from glass cutter to sales manager in an outstanding career in the
Carrico had served in a variety of roles for the company, including truck
driver, glass cutter, warehouse manager and territory sales representative.
He is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Brewer (Mike) and Shannon Barnett;
sons, George D. Carrico III, Christopher Carrico (Tracy), Scott A. Carrico
(Rodney) and Mark D. Carrico (Chrissy); a sister, Patricia Murphy (Edward);
13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Donald Moore of Capital Glass, Brandon Glass and Mirror, Passes Away
Donald Moore of Sevierville, Tenn., and Brandon, Fla., passed away
on July 19. He was 82. Moore was in the glass industry for 51 years, having
been a partner at Capital Glass and founder of Brandon Glass and Mirror.
He continued his passion for the industry after retiring to Tennessee.
Moore is survived by his wife of 61 years, Helen; daughter, Carolyn Street;
son, Donald H. “Donnie” Moore Jr.; grandchildren, Robert Street and Brian
Moore; sister, Anna M. Woodall; brother, Irvin Moore; and six nephews.
SDC Hires System Applications Engineer
Security Door Controls (SDC) in Westlake Village, Calif., has appointed
Mauricio Lainez to the position of system applications engineer.
Lainez will provide customers with technical business services such as
access control system design, multi-technology interface, product application
support and project specifications.
Lainez has more than 12 years experience in the physical security industry,
having begun his career in 1998 as a security systems engineer. In addition,
Lainez also has worked for two of the industry’s largest systems integrators.
Grover is St. Cloud Window’s New Sales Rep
St. Cloud Window Inc. in St. Cloud, Minn., a manufacturer of aluminum
windows, announces the contract of R. Kumar Grover as an independent
sales representative. He has the primary responsibility for selling and
representing St. Cloud Window’s products in the states of Oregon and Washington.
Grover has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry.
Industrial Sales Adds Two to Sales Team
Industrial Sales Corp (ISC) has added Donny K. Dupuis to its sales
team. Dupuis will oversee the Texas, Oklahoma, Western Arkansas and Western
Louisiana territories. Before joining ISC, Dupuis was the plant manager
for General Aluminum in Texas, where he oversaw all operations. Prior
to this position Dupuis was the plant supervisor at D&S Glass Co.
Bob A. Scherer has been added to the company’s South regional
sales team. He will oversee territories including Southern Georgia, Southern
Alabama, Southern Mississippi, Western Tennessee and North/Central Florida.
Prior to joining ISC, Scherer was the president and owner of Scherer Industrial
Products Inc., a supplier of components to the door, window, insulating
glass, metal building and off-road vehicles market.
Salem Appoints New President
The 47 employee-owners of Salem Distributing Co. in Winston-Salem, N.C.,
announced the appointment of Michael Willard as the company’s new
president. Willard brings 25 years of glass sales management experience,
the last 11 years as Salem’s national sales manager and executive vice
president (EVP) to his new position.
Willard follows Howard Hanes, who retired effectively May 15.
According to the announcement, Willard’s efforts as a member of the management
team were instrumental in steering Salem’s transition from a privately
owned company to a 100-percent employee owned company.
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