January 2, 2013
Deerfield Beach, FL – January 2, 2013 – Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, LLC. (“Trulite”) today announced the appointment of a new CEO, Paul Schmitz.
Paul replaces Jeff Leone, CEO who for the previous two and a half years was responsible for the successful integration of three companies: Arch, UGC and Vitro. The Board wishes to thank Jeff for his numerous contributions and making progress toward becoming the industry leading glass and aluminum provider.
Most recently, Mr. Schmitz led ThermaSys Corp. where he was responsible for driving growth in sales and earnings across seven operating divisions. This was accomplished through the implementation of lean manufacturing principles, consistent kaizen events and an intense focus on customer responsiveness. Mr. Schmitz is a graduate of Kansas State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering.
“Paul’s accomplishments as an executive along with his management experience give him invaluable perspective. He is a proven leader and we are pleased to welcome him to the Trulite team,” stated Mike Alger group CFO at Sun Capital.
“I’m excited to join Trulite and look forward to the opportunity of growing the business through achievement of real operational excellence,” said Paul Schmitz.
Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions is one of North America’s largest architectural glass and aluminum fabricators. Trulite distributes and manufactures architectural aluminum, insulated units, mirrors; tempered, laminated, and decorative glass from its twenty-seven locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
For further information, please contact:
Vice President Business Management and Supply Chain
Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions
800-432-8132 – Office
954-724-9293 – Fax