MONROE, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rod Workman as technical services specialist. In this role, Workman is responsible for assisting customers in the analysis, selection, procurement and implementation of window manufacturing equipment. He also coordinates the efforts of personnel from equipment manufacturers, tooling vendors, hardware suppliers and customers.
"Rod joins Deceuninck with more than 13 years of experience and extensive knowledge of vinyl window manufacturing processes, equipment and vendors," said Filip Geeraert, president and CEO of Deceuninck North America. "Rod's keen understanding of lean concepts, methods and project facilitation will enable him to work efficiently with our partners across the industry to provide solutions that continue to exceed our customers' needs. On behalf of Deceuninck, I am pleased to welcome Rod to his new role."
Prior to joining Deceuninck, Workman was a senior manufacturing engineer with Associated Materials, Inc. in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio where he developed manufacturing process standards regarding equipment, information and product flow to support a new product platform and minimize labor costs. Prior to this, he served as a corporate process engineer at Simonton Windows in Parkersburg, W.Va. where he led operations for business and new product development projects. Workman also served as a process engineer at Simonton Windows in Pennsboro, W.Va. where he held roles as both a lean champion and plant engineer.
Workman earned his Bachelor of Science in industrial and management systems engineering from West Virginia University.
Deceuninck® North America, LLC is part of the Deceuninck® Group, an integrated global organization specializing in compounding, tool fabrication, design, development, extrusion, finishing of uPVC window systems and composite applications for the building industry. The company is active in more than 75 countries, has 35 subsidiaries (production and/or sales), and is supported by nearly 3,000 personnel worldwide. In 2012, Deceuninck Group achieved consolidated sales of €556.9 million Euros worldwide (approximately $720 million USD). Deceuninck® North America encompasses fully-integrated design, compounding, tooling, extrusion and quality assurance disciplines for the production of vinyl window and door systems and composite applications for the building industry at its corporate headquarters in Monroe, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.deceuninck-americas.com.
Elizabeth Bacheson, For Deceuninck North America
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