Andy Jones MD of Edgetech Europe

Date: 3 October 2008
Source: Edgetech Europe GmbH
Leading warm edge technology manufacturer, Edgetech is delighted to announce that current UK md Andy Jones, has been promoted to the newly created role of European Managing Director.

Andy will assume the extra responsibility for sales and operations in mainland Europe, in addition to continuing to head the successful UK business. The global commercial objective of this appointment is to bring Edgetech Europe GmbH and the UK under the same management umbrella.

Mike Hovan, President of Edgetech IG Inc comments: “In order to continue to best serve our customers throughout all of Europe, including the UK and Ireland, and to make the best use of the successful resources we already have in place, I am excited to announce Andy’s promotion to Managing Director of all of Europe. Andy has been with Edgetech for 5 years and has done a great job with our customers in the UK to push the benefits of Super Spacer® to market. With the support of a strong team in place in our UK manufacturing facility and in our sales and distribution offices in Germany, we’re confident Andy will continue to work closely with customers to grow their sales and as a result further increase market share for Super Spacer.”

Andy Jones adds: “I’m delighted to accept the position for MD of Edgetech Europe GmbH. While I recognise it will be a challenge because each country is very different and will need a tailored approach, we hope to replicate the success Super Spacer has seen in the UK in mainland Europe.”

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Notes to editors: Edgetech’s Super Spacer, with built in energy saving, is a pre-desiccated, structural foam spacer system. Its award winning, patented Thermo Set Structural (TSS) technology gives the ultimate in high performance spacer systems. Since it was first introduced in 1989, Super Spacer has become the dominant force in thermally efficient spacer systems winning two awards for energy efficiency.

Edgetech has the only dedicated Warm Edge Technology (WET) extrusion facility in the UK.

More people are choosing Super Spacer for its superb built in energy saving performance, its productivity – sealed units produced every 23 seconds and its marketing support package for every level of the supply chain.

Andy Jones, Managing Director of Edgetech UK, is available to comment on the Warm Edge Technology Market, energy efficiency of windows or other relevant market issues.

About Edgetech I.G.

Edgetech I.G. Inc. is a global leader in the fenestration industry producing Super Spacer® – the world’s only TrueWARM®, all-foam edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. Through Edgetech’s value promise – We’re there for you at every turn! 360®—, the company goes beyond the manufacture of Super Spacer to offer a comprehensive portfolio of value-added products and services for the window, door and glass industries. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom plus a distribution division in Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. Edgetech is a fully-owned subsidiary of Lauren International, Inc., an Ohio-based extruder and molder of polymer based seals, gaskets and rubber components. Visit to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives. Edgetech - We’re there for you at every turn! 360®.

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Johannes von Wenserski –

Marketing Director

Edgetech Europe GmbH

Erftstraße 22–24, 41460 Neuss


Tel.: +49 (0) 21 31 60 68 44

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Press contact:

Sigi Riedelbauch

Agentur - public touch GmbH

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Tel.: +49 (0) 91 23 97 47 13

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