Tubelite Expands in Dallas/Fort Worth
On-site CNC machining of door and frame fabrication, along with warehoused stock products, will shorten lead times and increase damage-free shipments to existing customers, glazing contractors and distributors in the region.
Tubelite Inc. (Walker, MI), a leading manufacturer and supplier of architectural aluminum storefront, entrance and curtainwall systems in the U.S., announced it will be expanding its operational footprint during the second quarter of this year with the establishment of a new regional facility in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The site selection is in process and will be greater than 25,000 sq ft.
“We are extremely proud and excited to be expanding upon our already-established presence within the Texas and South Central market with this new facility,” says Ken Werbowy, the president of Tubelite. “This new facility will allow us to provide even faster lead-times and damage-free shipments to our existing customers in the region through the use of on-site CNC machining for door and frame fabrication, as well as warehousing stock products.”
Existing client services personnel, who currently are working out of the company’s Mesquite, TX offices, will relocate to the new facility where they will join new hires for the operation. To complement the investment and commitment to the region, the company has begun recruiting for additional sales and architectural specification positions to further assist their customers in the area.
Werbowy adds, “This expansion strengthens our current strategy and commitment to both our glazing contractor clients, as well as distributors in the region.”
Tubelite was established in 1945. The company’s headquarters, and primary distribution, warehousing and assembly operations are located in Walker and its facility in Reed City, MI houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. www.tubeliteinc.com