Posts Tagged ‘ Obituary ’

Obituary: Steve Howes

Oct 25th, 2023

Steve Howes, a co-founder of Glasslam, passed away on Oct. 5, 2023. Howes’ journey in the glass industry began in 1975 when he built and eventually sold a window company. Then, in 1984, he started Glasslam in the United Kingdom before moving the sales division to the U.S. The company’s business grew rapidly, introducing resins […]

Thomas Ziegler of Gateway Extrusions Dies at 65

Jan 28th, 2021

Thomas Ziegler, president of operations at Gateway Extrusion Systems of Union, Mo., died on January 17, 2021 due to health issues. He had been with Gateway Extrusions since 2006. Ziegler is survived by his wife, Janie; three sons, Michael, Jason (Amy), and John (Kelly); father, Louis; and more. Ziegler joined Gateway as the general manager […]

Russell Ebeid Passes Away

Jul 31st, 2017

Russell Ebeid, former president of Guardian Glass Group, passed away over the weekend. During his tenure with Guardian he worked at all ranks – from maintenance to plant engineering, production manager, plant manager and group vice president – before being named president of the Glass Group worldwide. Ebeid joined Guardian in May 1970 during the […]

Kolbe National Sales Manager Cary Bell Passes Away

Jul 14th, 2015

Cary Bell, Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork’s national sales manager, died on Friday. He was 55. Bell joined Kolbe in February 1988 as a regional sales manager covering the southern United States. He had served as Kolbe’s national sales manager for the past decade. Prior to joining Kolbe, Bell worked at Mahoney Sash & Door from […]

WeatherBarr Plant Manager ‘Billy’ Raggio Dies

Jun 9th, 2015

William Ray “Billy” Raggio, the longtime plant manager at the WeatherBarr window fabricating facility in Fort Smith, Ark., who died on April 30, is being remembered by those in the industry as a friend and a self-made man. “The sales, technical service and other staff members at Chelsea Building Products lost a friend,” said Karen […]