Tubelite names Kevin O’Neill as client development manager for select New England states

Kevin O'Neill, client development manager

Tubelite Inc. has named Kevin O’Neill as a client development manager serving clients in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Based in New Jersey, he reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across the region to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

O’Neill started his career in 1990 at Kawneer Company in New Jersey as a project manager and was promoted throughout his years at the company before landing in the architectural sales representative role. He continued his career as an architectural sales representative at Kalwall Corporation in New Hampshire, at YKK AP America in Massachusetts and at Oldcastle Building Envelope in Rhode Island. He returned to New Jersey and to project management in his most recent position at Boss Glass Company.

Throughout his time as an architectural sales representative, O’Neill coordinated with building owners, architects, general and glazing contractors on expansions and new construction projects. He continuously evaluated drawings for structural compliance and building standards, and advised architects on product application and specifications.

O’Neill continues to share his knowledge with Tubelite’s customers and at industry events in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Along with his professional experience, he earned a bachelor’s degree in operations management from Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey.


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 and its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and 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 Glass Association of North America (GANA), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

To learn more about Tubelite’s employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.


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CSI Richmond, May 24, Virginia

Tubelite’s representatives Charlie Hall and Kevin Haynes will be at Row B, Table 4 during the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Richmond chapter’s Product Show. The event will be held on May 24, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at The Westin Richmond, Virginia.

In addition to the exhibition, the event offers educational sessions including “Blast Mitigation Fenestrations” presented 1-2 p.m. by Haynes.

Please see the event web page for registration information.

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AEC Extrusion Design University, May 14-16, Chicago

Tubelite’s Doug Dietrich will present “Storefront vs. Curtainwall” on May 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., as one of the educational sessions offered during the Aluminum Extruders Council’s Extrusion Design University (AEC’s EDU). This two-day event will be held May 14 -16 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare.

AEC EDU brings together industry experts who understand extrusion design and production processes with designers, engineers and specifiers who are interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of aluminum extrusions. For complete details and registration information, please visit the event website at

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Glass TEXpo, May 10-11, San Antonio

Tubelite returns to Glass TEXpo™ held May 10-11 at the San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

In booth #509, visitors will be greeted by Tubelite’s Kevin Haynes and Terry Robinholt, and SAGE Architectural Products’ Todd and Kim Joubert.

The exhibit hall is open:
Thurs., May 10, 2-7 p.m.
Fri., May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Along with the extensive trade show floor, Kevin Haynes will present “Thermal Efficient Fenestration: Recognize, Understand and Utilize It” on May 11, 11 a.m., as part of Glass TEXpo’s two days of educational seminars, workshops and networking opportunities.

The event is co-sponsored by the Texas Glass Association, USGlass magazine,™ and Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal. Learn more at


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BuildingsNY, May 8-9

On May 8-9 at BuildingsNY, Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team will be representing Tubelite and exhibiting in booth #951.

Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, this annual event provides New York’s building professionals with the tools and suppliers they need to lower their costs, grow their businesses and operate efficient buildings.
Expo hours are:
May 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
May 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free registration is available at

About Apogee’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team
Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team, in conjunction with its businesses, assists building owners and property managers to evaluate the benefits of window renovation and upgrades, such as:
· Improving the appearance of the building
· Saving energy
· Downsizing HVAC loading
· Reducing maintenance
· Lowering vacancy rates
· Increasing rental rates
· Enhancing the value of the building

Apogee’s business units supporting these building retrofit strategies include Alumicor; EFCO Corporation; Harmon, Inc.; Linetec; Sotawall; Tubelite Inc.; Viracon; and Wausau Window and Wall Systems. To learn more, please visit

About BuildingsNY
For more than 30 years, BuildingsNY has brought together New York’s building professionals including property owners, building managers, architects, engineers, superintendents, developers and contractors. More than 6,000 are anticipated to attend the no-cost accredited educational sessions and exhibition.

BuildingsNY is sponsored by the Associated Builders and Owners (ABO) of Greater New York, Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) New York City chapter, ASHRAE and other industry partners.

Whether or not you can attend BuildingsNY in person, you can follow along on social media using #BuildingsNY:

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