Posts Tagged ‘ VEKA ’

Just One Week Away: Get a Peek of What’s on Display at WinDoor

Nov 12th, 2019

As one of Canada’s premier fenestration-related events, WinDoor meshes business with exhibition, also folding in cultural experience through its Main Event and other sponsored gatherings. While the show has seen its share of regrowth and improvement in recent years, officials say for the most part they’re sticking with the established format, including alternating locations—this year landing back in Toronto. Located at the […]

VEKA Branches Out with Digital Solutions Company

Jul 1st, 2019

VEKA is expanding its product portfolio and has announced the formation of stand-alone company Digital Product Solutions Corporation (DPS Corp.) as part of a global initiative by the VEKA Group to offer digital solutions to markets around the world. VEKA’s customer base will be able to work with DPS Corp. on cutting-edge digital solutions, and […]

WinDoor Day 2: A Look Ahead and Booth Awards

Dec 6th, 2018

WinDoor closed out on a positive note, taking away any doubts about Quebec City, as show officials say they plan to keep it moving. Meanwhile, six companies walked away with DWM magazine’s Best Booth awards. Youtube Link

Veka Hosts Tour of New Facility in N.C.

May 21st, 2018

Executives and employees from Veka North America and Veka AG recently hosted a meet-and-greet event for state, county and city officials at the company’s new facility in Morganton, N.C., called Veka East. Dr. Werner Schuler, global COO for Veka, and Joe Peilert, president and CEO of Veka North America, were among the company leaders in […]

A Look at California’s New Solar Panel Regulation

May 21st, 2018

Last week, California became the first state in the country to require solar panels to be installed on homes. The regulation, which goes into effect in 2020, would affect all new single-family homes and small apartment buildings. However, the plan has been met with skepticism from some experts in the fenestration and energy fields who […]

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 […]

Fensterbau: Robotic Equipment and News from the Profile Suppliers

Mar 22nd, 2018

Today, DWM visits three of the major profile suppliers and shows off robotic machinery from a major equipment maker. Youtube Link

Rep. Keith Rothfus Discusses Tax Reform at Veka

Jan 29th, 2018

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pa., toured Veka’s manufacturing facility in Fombell, Pa., on Friday, January 26. During the site visit, he met with management and employees to discuss the impact of the new tax reform on the building industry. “Tax reform puts us in a much better position internationally by lowering rates,” said Rothfus. “Prior […]

A Chat With Veka’s Kevin Seiling and Steve Dillon

Dec 12th, 2017

Kevin Seiling, Veka’s vice president of engineering and new product development, and Steve Dillon, the company’s director of marketing, have decades of experience in the door and window industry between them. During a recent visit to Veka’s North American headquarters in Fombell, Pa., near Pittsburgh, DWM sat down with them to chat about the industry […]

Veka’s VP of Finance and CFO James Druschel to Retire

Dec 8th, 2017

James Druschel, Veka’s vice president of finance and CFO, will retire on December 15 after nearly 28 years with the company. Druschel joined Veka in February 1990. According to the company, he has been instrumental in the expansion of Veka to all North American sites during the past 28 years. Veka also announced that Scott […]

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