Deceuninck North America Appoints Technical Services Specialist Pat Dixon to Assist with New Customer Start-ups, Implement Window Manufacturing Equipment for Customers
MONROE, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, is pleased to announce that Pat Dixon is joining the Deceuninck Technical Services Team as a technical services specialist. In this role, Dixon's primary responsibilities are with new customer start-ups, which includes 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.
"Pat joins Deceuninck with more than 20 years of engineering, maintenance and manufacturing experience in various capacities," said Filip Geeraert, president and CEO of Deceuninck North America. "The expertise and leadership that Pat brings to this role will enable us to continue to exceed our customers' needs and achieve our goal to launch and start-up on time and complete. On behalf of the company, I am pleased to welcome Pat to Deceuninck."
Prior to joining Deceuninck, Dixon was a corporate engineer at Simonton Windows in Columbus, Ohio. He also previously held roles as a customer program manager/technical training manager at Wegoma, Inc. in Twinsburg, Ohio and systems engineer at Loral Sonar Systems Inc. in Akron, Ohio. Dixon served in the U.S. Navy in various roles during his 20-year tenure, most recently senior chief machinist mate (submarines), where he managed nearly 140 personnel.
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 2013, Deceuninck Group achieved consolidated sales of €536.5 million Euros worldwide (approximately $710 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.deceuninckna.com.
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