Posts Tagged ‘ Joe Peilert ’

GlassBuild Draws the Latest Options for Window Shopping

Nov 2nd, 2023

GlassBuild America is underway in Atlanta this week, where after the deployment of new Energy Star requirements manufacturers continue to promote products and materials to help meet the new criteria. Exhibitors came prepared with “menus” of insulating glass, low-E coatings and new profiles to help last-minute shoppers update their door and window products. In many […]

Industry Faces Permanent Changes from COVID-19

Jul 21st, 2020

As COVID-19 placed a stronghold on the U.S. and the list of states under temporary shutdown grew, by mid-March it was apparent that in order to reopen—and remain open—door and window companies would have to change. Now it seems that with or without a pandemic some of those changes will become permanent. “We’re limiting unnecessary […]

Q&A: Veka North America CEO Joe Peilert

Mar 30th, 2018

Veka North America president and CEO Joe Peilert occupied a unique position at this year’s Fensterbau trade show, which was held last week in Nuremberg, Germany. He’s a German native who has been running the North American operations of a major German business for about eight years now. That gives him unique insights into the […]

Veka to Add New Extrusion Plant in North America

Sep 11th, 2017

Veka announced on Monday that it will be adding a fourth extrusion facility in North America. The company says site selection has been narrowed down to three existing plant properties in the Carolinas, with each facility featuring more than 160,000 square feet of floor space. That plant will open in 2018. The new location will […]

At Fensterbau, Veka is Flying High

Mar 18th, 2016

Positive vibes were everywhere on the third day of Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg, Germany, which welcomed more than 100,000 visitors this week. Improving economies around the world were boosting business for many companies, including one major industry player. “We’re off to a very strong start to 2016,” said Joe Peilert, Veka North America president and […]