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.


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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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In the News: Tubelite selected as Buildings’ Money-Saving Product

Buildings magazine has selected Tubelite’s 400 4-Side SSG Cassette Series as a top Money-Saving Product for 2019. This system offers valuable savings in labor and installation time spent in the field.

The 400 4-Sided SSG Cassette’s glass-to-edge design can be used with Tubelite’s 400CW, 400T, 400SS and 400TU curtainwall framing to accomplish the clean all glass appearance on the exterior.

For more information on this system, visit our webpage.


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Tubelite’s new, thermal pressure plate for curtainwall

Tubelite introduces a new, thermal pressure plate for use on all of our curtainwall systems with a 2-1/2-inch sightline. This new thermal pressure plate employs the following features and benefits:

  • The same 8-inch-on-center screw spacing as on our standard aluminum pressure plates
  • With a comparable thickness as the aluminum pressure plates, the same fastener can be used with no flat washers required
  • IDs built into the face for location of weep holes for the system used
  • Standard isolators are used for our 400CW and 400T systems, and a continuous seal for our 400TU and 400SS systems in lieu of an isolator
  • The new, thermal pressure plate matches the strength of aluminum and exceeds that of our polyamide pressure plate, while offering comparable thermal performance at the same price point as polyamide
  • All of our standard 400 Series face covers are interchangeable with the new PTB120 pressure plate
    (E4TB64 shown at right)

The new, thermal pressure plate is part number PTB120. Updates to the price book, installation manuals and perimeter sheet details are available. For more information, please see the new product bulletin.



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CSI Little Rock, April 26, Arkansas

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) of Little Rock hosts its annual golf tournament on April 26 at Country Club of Arkansas in Maumelle. Tubelite will be a sponsoring a golf hole and client development manager John Wiemer will be participating in the event.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at  8 a.m.

Entry fees Include complimentary coffee, pastries, lunch, range balls, green fees, golf cart and bottled water.

Learn more and register at


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CSI WMD+C, April 17, Grand Rapids, MI

Tubelite’s client development manager, Dan Goodman, will be exhibiting in Section 4, Row A, at the West Michigan Design and Construction Expo (WMD+C), April 17, 12:30-7:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Grand Rapids chapter, WMD+C is considered West Michigan’s largest commercial construction trade show highlighting the latest in technology, innovations, educational seminars, networking and new business opportunities.
The event takes place at The Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, Michigan. Food and refreshments will be available.
WMD+C is free to attend, but advance registration requested.
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