February 26, 2014

Versatex Trimboard hired Tom Hartman as a regional market development specialist out of Williamsburg, Va.

Hartman has been in the millwork industry for almost a decade, including four years of interaction with commercial and residential contractors as an inside sales representative for Lansing Building Products of Newport News, Va. He will be attached to the Versatex eastern Virginia and Outer Banks region.

Versatex Trimboard products are manufactured by Wolfpac Technologies of Pittsburgh.

December 5, 2013

Pittsburgh-based Versatex Trimboard hired Dan Smith as a market development specialist for western New York and southeast Canada.

Smith is based in Canandaigua, N.Y. Until recently, he was a sales representative for Lakeside Quality Building Products in Ontario, N.Y.

"Dan brings an outstanding combination of practical knowledge and customer-focused attitude to his new position," said Versatex VP of sales Rick Kapres. "He understands business and he knows his way around a job site, so he appreciates the challenges that a contractor faces in the field."

October 30, 2013

Roxul Inc., based in Milton, Ontario and Grand Forks, B.C., required a compulsory warning sign next to its ProDealer Industry Summit display in Nashville last week: its live product demonstration involved a flame that was continuously pointed at its stone wool insulation for hours on end.

According to sales representative Dan Brown, people have been slow in the past to realize that the flame was indeed real.

October 23, 2013

BehrPro offered up 155 gallons of paint, as well as a team of 25 local volunteers, during the 2013 Hands on Atlanta Day on Oct. 5.

As the official paint sponsor and active participant in the event -- which is dedicated to revitalizing various communities in Greater Atlanta -- BehrPro teamed up with more than 7,000 other participants to help transform approximately 65 locations.

October 10, 2013

Jason Mora recently joined Versatex as a market development specialist. 

Based in Manchester, N.H., he spent the past three years building his skill set as a client service analyst with Mercer Investments of Norwood, Mass., and as a senior sales representative at Flagship Merchant Services, the transaction processing organization headquartered in Charlestown, Mass. 

March 12, 2013

Pittsburgh-based Snavely Forest Products named Brett Kerr as the company’s newest mass merchant representative.

January 11, 2013

Las Vegas -- During the BMC National Meeting here at the M Resort, the Boise, Idaho-based pro dealer stressed team building and education.

BMC also identified outstanding individual performances. The 88-unit pro dealer recognized Christopher Cysensky as Platinum Salesman of the Year. Cysensky is the outside sales representative for the Pacific Northwest, working in the company's Tacoma, Wash., location. The performance-based award was given Tuesday night during the Sales Awards Ceremony and Dinner.

April 5, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, manufacturer of electrical devices, promoted Marvin Hagemeier to the position of director of commercial and industrial sales for the Western Region.

Hagemeier joined Leviton in 1985 as an electrical distribution sales representative in East and Central Texas, and was promoted to Electrical Distribution Sales Manager for the Dallas District in 1992. In 2010 he assumed the role of South Central Regional Sales Manager.

Hagemeier will succeed Izzy Oleinik, who after a career of 23 years with Leviton, retired on January 1, 2012.


March 15, 2012

Judy Dinelle, an 84 Lumber contractor sales representative in Asheville, N.C., has been named the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council “National Member of the Year.”

July 1, 2008

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June 16, 2008

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