Volume 45, Issue 1 - January 2010


Corbin Glass Founding Member Passes Away
Carl Crider, one of the founding members of Corbin Glass Co. Inc. in Corbin, Ky., passed away December 12, 2009 at the age of 86. Crider worked for more than 50 years in the business until his retirement in November 2002.

He was the recipient of two Purple Heart medals during several major military campaigns, and served his country during WWII.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia; two children, Kathie and Tim; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

new hires
Calibre® Door Closers Names New Director of Sales
Larry Greene has been named the new director of sales for Calibre® Door Closers in Orange, Calif. Greene will assume management of sales throughout the U.S. market, and oversee international sales in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, as well as the company’s domestic OEM business.

Greene has owned multiple businesses over the past 25 years and spent 17 years with a Fortune 100 automotive aftermarket manufacturer in sales and sales management.

Consolidated Glass Welcomes New Reps
Consolidated Glass Corp. in New Castle, Pa., has added two new sales representatives this month.

James T. Fay, Jr. of Phoenix Enterprise. He has been an independent sales representative, servicing upstate New York, since 1970. Fay will represent Consolidated in New York.
James Greene of Greene Sales will now represent Consolidated in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. He has been an independent sales rep since 1989.

Timothy Moore Becomes Senior Process Engineer
Sister companies Standard Bent Glass Corp., Global Security Glazing Inc. and Lexguard Laminates have announced the addition of Timothy Moore as senior process engineer. In his new position, Moore will oversee all glass fabrication techniques and will add management expertise in operations and technical sales support. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Moore most recently worked at Arch Aluminum & Glass Co. in Georgia as glass technical services manager.

WSE Introduces New Staff Specialist
Wheaton & Sprague Engineering Inc. (WSE) has hired Kevin Cole P.E., as senior staff specialist. Cole brings 26 years of experience in the design, engineering, fabrication, assembly and installation of custom and standard curtainwall and window systems. He previously served as director of design for Enclos Corp.

CRL Promotes Three
Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) has promoted Amanda Afeiche to the position of corporate controller. She previously served as the senior cost accountant responsible for cost updates and analysis for CRL’s manufacturing division.

Gary Noha has been appointed to the position of national sales manager – door control products. Noha comes to the company with more than 31 years of experience in the door hardware industry.

Nathalie Brun has been promoted to the position of French business manager. She will spearhead efforts to translate CRL’s website and computer files to French, as well as other documents and materials.

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