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Edgetech I.G. sales team partners with Lauren Manufacturing


September 29, 2008
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Sept. 25, 2008 – Edgetech I.G. has announced that
its industry sales team will now represent products from sister
company, Lauren Manufacturing, in the window, door and insulating glass
markets.

Sept. 25, 2008  –
Edgetech I.G. has announced that its industry sales team will now
represent products from sister company, Lauren Manufacturing, in the
window, door and insulating glass markets. This strategic integration,
effective immediately, brings greater expertise to the market and
further establishes both companies’ dedication to providing
comprehensive solutions to the industry.

Lauren Manufacturing is a producer of high-quality, pre-packaged retail
weather stripping and custom-engineered polymer seals for residential
and commercial window, door, storefront and curtainwall applications.
With a clear overlap in the Lauren Manufacturing and Edgetech customer
bases, the companies began an intensive cross-training program in 2007.

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“This diligent training ensures the absolute highest level of expertise
and technical knowledge from our sales representatives,” says Larry
Johnson, executive vice president of Edgetech I.G. “We look forward to
adding Lauren Manufacturing’s products to our comprehensive line of
value-added products and solutions.”

According to Scott Peters, Lauren Manufacturing’s vice president of
sales and marketing, existing relationships established by Lauren
representatives will stay intact. Any new opportunities in the window,
door and insulating glass market will be managed by Edgetech.

“This focused team of sales professionals will further facilitate our
‘Problem Solver, Solution Provider’ service offering to the industry,”
Peters says. “Blending the talents and expertise of our sales teams
will have lasting and important benefits for all customers; we’re proud
of our ability to make these lateral moves within our organization.”

Edgetech sales representatives trained in Lauren products include Ted
Hoehn, Rick Matthews, Shawn Hannux, Jim Plavecsky, Tony Palandrani,
John Burnett and Roberto Becerril. Some sales agencies will also carry
Lauren Products.

In July, Edgetech I.G. announced that its production operations have
been certified to the ISO 9001:2000 International Quality Standard. The
company’s entire quality system for the manufacturing of Super Spacer
products has been audited and certified.

ISO 9001:2000 is a set of standardized requirements that take a
systematic approach to managing an organization's processes so that
they consistently manufacture products that satisfy customer
expectations.


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