Edgetech Founder Joins Glasslam

Date: 18 September 2008
Source: Edgetech I.G.
Glasslam N.G.I. Inc. chief executive officer Stephen Howes has announced the appointment of Gerhard Reichert as president of the company.

Reichert will join Glasslam during a major expansion of its operations servicing the glass fabrication and window industries.

"We are building a world-class company, and we are adding world-class leadership to our management team," says Howes. "Gerhard has an unmatched background as an inventor, promoter and teacher, and we are thrilled to be bringing him on board."

Reichert was a founder of Edgetech I.G. Ltd. in 1985. An inventor of Edgetech's Super Spacer® [a registered trademark of Edgetech I.G. Inc.], he served as the company's director of engineering and vice president of business development. He is considered an expert in insulating glass technology, holding more than 40 industry patents, and has been an author and presenter worldwide at technical events and conferences. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and on the Board of Governors for the Insulating Glass Certification Council.

"I am delighted to join Steve Howes and his team at Glasslam and to be a part of the development and introduction of so many innovative and dynamic products. This is going to be fun again," says Reichert.

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Date: 18 September 2008
Source: Edgetech I.G.

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