Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. (ABC US), manufacturers of SPAX engineered fasteners, announced that Josh Martin has been promoted to national sales manager – lumber channel, and Jeremiah Windle has joined the company as a regional sales manager – lumber and building materials.
In his new role, Martin will lead the company’s sales function for the lumberyard channel. He is charged with creating channel-specific programs for LBM dealers and distributors, as well as training and growing the LBM sales team focusing on 42,000 lumber yards in the United States.
Prior to this promotion, Martin served at ABC US as regional sales manager for the SPAX brand in the Midwest. Before joining ABC, Martin spent seven years focusing on log home supplies and materials at The Cor-Tenn Company and has a total of 20 years’ experience in the building materials industry.
Windle will report to Martin and is responsible for covering Florida and surrounding states. Windle has more than 19 years of experience developing relationships, securing partnerships and servicing accounts, ABC said.
Before joining ABC, Windle served as an account manager at Grabber Construction Products. He also held several sales positions at Wurth Action Bolt and Tool Company, Fastener Solutions and Fastenal.
“The entire management team is excited to see how Josh and his new team will grow the lumber channel for our brands,” said Jim Winn, president of the SPAX brand. “The SPAX brand got its start in the US in the early ‘90s by doing business with smaller distributors and lumberyards. With US-made SPAX engineered fasteners positioned for exponential growth this year, we remain focused on our roots and our commitment to this important channel.”
Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US manufactures and distributes engineered fasteners under the SPAX brand name for the construction market, the TRUFAST brand for the commercial roofing industry and the TRUFAST WALLS brand for exterior building envelopes and facades.
The company is headquartered in Bryan, Ohio and operates a 200,000 square foot complex consisting of engineering, manufacturing, administration and central warehousing. ABC is part of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co. Group headquartered in Ennepetal, Germany.