Lewis Named Technical Director for AAMA
John Lewis, Jr., a fenestration industry veteran, has been named
technical director for the American Architectural Manufacturers
Association (AAMA). According to Rich Walker, AAMA's executive vice
president, Lewis will be responsible for the overall direction of
AAMA's technical departments and staff, including product certification,
technical standards and codes and industry affairs.
twenty-three years of engineering management background virtually
mirrors the AAMA member directory, ranging from aluminum windows,
doors and curtain wall for the high performance commercial/architectural
markets, to residential vinyl and wood windows," said Walker.
"He also brings us valuable design engineering experience."
Most recently, Lewis was vice president of engineering for TRACO
in Cranberry Township, Pa., responsible for engineering, research
and development, and related areas. From 1997 to 2004, as vice president
of engineering for Philips Products Inc., in Elkhart, Ind., he oversaw
product design engineering, testing, and building code compliance
for the company, a window and door manufacturer for the manufactured
housing industry and residential marketplace.
He entered the fenestration industry in 1983, joining the Caradco
Wood Window and Door Co. in Rantoul, Ill., where he held several
engineering and manufacturing positions, including senior product
design engineer. In 1994, he joined Malta Windows and Doors as director
and vice president of Engineering. He will be relocating to the
Chicago area with his family.
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