Sherri Doucette joins Tubelite as client development manager for Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts

Tubelite Inc. has named Sherri Doucette as client development manager for the markets in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts. In addition, she serves as the architectural representative for New England and reports directly to Tubelite’s regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Doucette held prior positions promoting Tubelite’s products and services to local glazing contractors and architects. She also worked independently to provide engineering and project management services to glazing contractors.

In addition to her professional experience, Doucette studied business management at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts and earned a bachelor of science in architectural engineering from the New England Technical Institute in Rhode Island.

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has an office in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Tubelite completes facility expansion in Walker, Michigan

Continuing its consistent growth, Tubelite Inc. has completed a 30,000-square-foot expansion at its facility in Walker, Michigan. This location includes the company’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. The addition will utilize standardized work and assembly line techniques to improve overall quality and productivity.

With a focus on continuous improvement, the expansion included a re-layout of the production area to increase efficiency of door and frame units produced in Walker. “During the expansion, we were able to facilitate a number of improvements to the flow of material and add capacity to support Tubelite’s future growth,” said Jason Meredith, Tubelite’s Walker operations manager.

He continued, describing one of the notable benefits: “A one-piece flow line for our stock and modified door leafs, allows us to enhance overall quality for our customers, while improving ergonomics and other safety items for our employees, and further supporting Tubelite’s ‘Dependable’ brand promise.”

Complementing Tubelite’s Walker facility expansion in 2016, which added an engineering test lab, a fabrication training area and larger space for extrusion racking, the current operating space now encompasses a total of 180,000 square feet. The facility in Reed City, Michigan, continues to house the company’s aluminum extrusion operation and its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations.

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has an office in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Michael Distefano named as Tubelite client development manager for western and central Pennsylvania

Michael Distefano named as Tubelite client development manager for western and central PennsylvaniaTubelite Inc. has named Michael Distefano as client development manager serving the market in western and central Pennsylvania. He reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Distefano started his career at McClure & McClure, Inc. as a field installer and was promoted throughout the next two decades before landing the position of president of the company. He continued his career as the owner of JLNMDISTE, LLC, a broker and consulting firm, and most recently held the position of sales representative and estimator at W.A. Wilson Glass Plus in Wheeling, West Virginia.

 

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has an office in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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CSI North Central Region, May 3, St. Louis

Tubelite will be exhibiting in booth #D01 at the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) North Central Regional Conference‘s Product Expo on May 3 at Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. Tubelite’s representatives Doug Urich, Terry Robinholt and Doug Dietrich will join the leaders and members of more than 30 CSI chapters for the region’s annual meeting, continuing education sessions and networking opportunities.

In addition to exhibiting at the Product Expo, Tubelite will be sponsoring the event as a “Saint Louis Zoo” Partner. The CSI North Central Regional Conference will be hosted by the CSI chapter of Greater St. Louis.

Learn more the conference at https://www.csincr.org/conference and follow along on Twitter at https://twitter.com/csincr.

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Steve Green Promoted to President of Tubelite Inc.

Tubelite, Inc. announced the promotion of Steve Green to the role of president, effective April 1, 2019. Green will report to Joe Puishys, chief executive officer of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., Tubelite’s parent company.

Guided by Green and the company’s executive leadership team, Tubelite continues to be a leading manufacturer and supplier of architectural aluminum storefront, entrance and curtainwall systems in the United States. As Tubelite’s president, Green oversees the company’s operations and its facilities in Walker and Reed City, Michigan; Dallas; and Warwick, Rhode Island.

“Steve is a key driver and leader of promoting and living the ‘dependable’ brand with our employees and customers. This strategy has been a wonderful roadmap to success year after year,” said Puishys.

Green began his career at Tubelite as a sales representative in 1990 and was promoted to regional general manager after his first year with the company. In the following years, he became the vice president of sales and was co-owner of the company before Apogee purchased Tubelite in 2007. In 2018, he was named general manager.

 

To learn more about Tubelite’s personnel, products and programs, please visit www.tubeliteinc.com. For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has an office in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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