Thomas Ziegler To Lead Crystal Windows' Aluminum Extrusion Subsidiary

Crystal Extrusion Systems (CES), a subsidiary of Crystal Windows and Door Systems, announced today that it has hired Thomas Ziegler as general manager. Ziegler, a 20-year veteran of the aluminum extrusion business, is responsible for sales and operations at CES' 126,000 square foot production facility in Union, MO.

Prior to joining the Crystal family of companies at CES, Ziegler worked for Alcoa, most recently as operations manager for Alcoa's extrusion manufacturing facility in Georgia.

"There is great synergy between the needs of Crystal's growing aluminum extrusion operation and the valuable experience Tom Ziegler brings," said Steve Chen, executive vice president of Crystal Window & Door Systems. "Under Tom's direction the company's basic operations will undoubtedly improve and look for additional services as we expand into new light metal markets."