The Wisconsin Committee for Em-
ployer Support of the Guard and Reserve
(ESGR) honored Linetec’s production su-
pervisor Tom Danen with a Patriot Award.
has been named presi-
dent of IGE Glass Tech-
The U.S. Department of Defense
IGE’s founder and
chief executive officer,
Michael Spellman, will
Bracamonte remain fully active in
continuing to guide the
company with his vision and strategic
planning for continued future growth,
which includes the addition of Bra-
camonte as an integral piece of IGE’s
long-term succession planning.
Bracamonte has held senior executive
posts at Guardian Industries,NSG-Pilk-
agency presented the award to Danen,
the company’s production supervisor From left to right: Spc. Andrew
for paint applications, on September 6. Jimenez, Tom Danen and Dave Monk.
Spc. Andrew Jimenez nominated
Danen for “extraordinary support” of employees who participate in military
service. Jimenez serves in the U.S. Army Reserve, assigned to the 687th Com-
bat Sustainment Support Battalion in Brokaw, Wis. Before joining the Guard
full-time, he worked with Danen at Linetec.
Danen grew up in a military family, and both of his parents were in the Reserve.
“The companies they worked for were ﬂexible with their work schedules,
so it just came second nature to me that Linetec would be this way,” he says.
ington North America and NSG-Pilk- rience also includes providing model-
Glass hired Thomas
Meston to ﬁll its newly
created position of
manager of employee
ington/Saint-Gobain South America.
ing expertise at Turner Construction,
ImaginIt Technologies, Herschman
Universal Window and Architects and Lawrence Dykes Good-
Door appointed Andrew enburger,Vandegrift Clancy Architects.
J. Dudka as its vice pres-
ident of operations.
WS has hired Evelyn King to the staff
of the Cary,N.C.,ofﬁce as a project design
In his new post,
Meston will research,
develop and implement
nection Systems and Hayward Industries.
Dudka joins Universal from the
Brickle Group, a privately-held, multi- Evelyn
site contract manufacturer of textiles King
for the petroleum, industrial and auto-
for aluminum curtainwall, was the director of marketing and
storefront, windows, sun- corporate communications for NEP
shades,doors and all glass Group in Pittsburgh. He also held var-
ious marketing communications posts
Christopher Grapen- at Westinghouse Electric of Cranberry
tin, a recent graduate of Township, Pa.
the University of Minne-
sota, is now an assistant
engineer at the Minne-
sota branch ofﬁce.
Jakub Kowalczyk is
the new sales and mar-
keting manager at Li-
Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope
WS) has hired three people to design
and engineering positions across mul- Christopher
Grapentin has expe-
He has nearly 15
years of sales and man-
agement experience in
In his new position,he
leads North American
Deioma, II BIM projects. His expe- Graham
sional Engineer Stamp.
thickness and coating detection. n
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