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Fenzi announces new sales and technical support hires

May 30, 2014  By Fenzi North America

boblalondeMay 30, 2014 – Fenzi North America has announced the addition of key sales and technical support, for its growing Insulated Glass Components business
in Canada, the United States and Latin America. Bob Lalonde, based in
Montreal, Quebec has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for Quebec
and Eastern Canada, while Joe Ruggiero, based in Philadelphia, PA has
been appointed to Technical Sales and Service.

Fenzi s.P.a, based in Italy, provides chemicals for the glass processing
industry, with the Toronto facility focusing on the IG components side
of the business. Fenzi North America manufacturer’s polysulfide at its
Toronto facility, while distributing a complete line of other sealants
and components used for day to day IG production.

Fenzi GM David
Devenish adds “With Bob’s extensive background in IG sealants, his
knowledge and support to all his customers will prove invaluable as we
move forward with our expansion plans. The recent opening of our new
warehouse in LaSalle, Quebec is the first step under Bob’s direction.
Bob’s experience in the sealant industry and his dedication to servicing
his customers sealant needs, is exactly the philosophy that we want to
bring to all of our customers”. Lalonde was recently with Bostik Canada
for over 20 years, covering the Canadian market with mainly polyurethane
and hot melt sealants. Bob ads, “ I really enjoy being part of the
Fenzi team and am thrilled to be working with such a customer oriented
company. I’m thrilled to be bringing the Fenzi way” to my customers and
friends throughout the industry”

Devenish goes on “Adding a
respected and proven winner like Bob solidifies our position in Canada
as a leading supplier to the insulated glass business, as we continue to
service our existing customers and grow our core business products”.

“The opportunity to bring Joe to our team for additional support in the
US was something all on our management team agreed upon immediately.
Joe’s extensive knowledge on two-component pumping equipment and the
solid customer base he grew as a Bostik Technician over 30 years, fills a
void in Fenzi’s Northeast market. Since joining Fenzi, we have seen the
loyalty that his customers show towards him as Joe is working with all
to provide sealant solutions thru this transition period in market. In
my opinion, adding Joe to our Sales & Technical Service team makes
Fenzi a leading provider of sealant solutions”.

Joe ads” the
timing was right for me to join such a progressive company like Fenzi
and be able to continue my business relationship with my current
customer base. The additional components and products that Fenzi offers
for IG fabricators certainly makes it challenging and interesting.”

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