Eric Rapp to be AFG Glass Vice President, Fabrication

AFG Industries president and chief executive officer Brad Kitterman announced Eric Rapp has joined the company as vice president, fabrication.

Rapp is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla and has bachelors and masters degrees in chemical engineering.

Previously, Rapp served as president of Cardinal IG Company and vice president of Cardinal Glass Industries until 2006. His experience with Cardinal spanned 27 years. Prior to his tenure there, he served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1968 to 1972 and also with PPG for five years.

Rapp is a member of the University of Missouri at Rolla's Academy of Chemical Engineering and was awarded a professional degree by UMR's Department of Chemical Engineering. He also has been actively involved with various glass industry associations including having served as president of SIGMA (now IGMA) and as a member of the WDMA board of directors.

In his new role, Rapp will be leading all AFG residential and commercial fabrication operations in the United States and Canada. He will be based at AFG's corporate headquarters in Atlanta.

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