MIAMI, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AWP Windows and Doors, the manufacturer of America's first certified impact window, announced this week that Ignacio Escobedo has been appointed as Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering. Mr. Escobedo will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Craig Speed.
"AWP is honored to have Ignacio leading our manufacturing and engineering efforts. His experience leading lean manufacturing transformations and managing operations through periods of high growth are perfectly suited for the transformation currently underway at AWP. Ignacio's appointment is a key part of the total transformation underway at the New AWP and is another example of the many investments we are making on the road to customer delight. Beyond all of his knowledge and capabilities, Ignacio's thoughtful leadership style is perfectly suited to the evolving culture at AWP," said Craig Speed, CEO of AWP Windows and Doors, LLC.
For the 8 years prior to joining AWP, Mr. Escobedo was the Vice President of Manufacturing for CGI Windows & Doors, Inc. and held previous positions leading manufacturing for Motorola's semi-conductor manufacturing operations in Mexico. In addition to an MBA and BS in engineering, Mr. Escobedo is a graduate of Motorola's Latin American Leadership Academy and the Motorola Management Institute and is certified in Lean Manufacturing.
"I am honored to be part of the New AWP and look forward to contributing to the growth oriented changes taking place. AWP is a dynamic and exciting place to be," commented Ignacio Escobedo.
About AWP Windows & Doors
Established in 1958, AWP Windows & Doors, located in Miami, Florida is a long-standing manufacturer of high quality aluminum and vinyl windows and doors for the Florida and Caribbean residential and light commercial market. AWP is the manufacturer of America's first certified impact window. The company offers both impact and non-impact products and sells its products through a professional network of dealers and distributors. All of AWP's products are rigorously tested to be in compliance with Dade County Product Approval and Florida Product Approval current standards. Originally founded as Yale Ogron Windows, AWP has years of experience building code approved window and door products. AWP's website address is: www.awpwindowsanddoors.com.
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