Lois Croce has been promoted to Director of Design for Fabricland Interiors’ three retail stores: Fabricland, North Plainfield, NJ; Nassaus Window Fashions, Paramus, NJ; and Metropolitan Window Fashions, New York, NY.
In her new position, Croce will oversee all aspects of the stores’ custom decorating departments including display and design concepts; the buying of fabrics, home furnishings, drapery hardware and accessories; and coordinating all workroom and installation operations.
Croce has been with Fabricland Interiors for 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in textile design from Philadelphia University (formerly Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science) and took additional courses to become a Certified Window Treatment Consultant (CWTC) through the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA).
VOELZ JOINS B&W MFG.
B&W Mfg., Gurnee, IL, announces Russell Voelz has joined the company as its new Manufacturing Manager. Most recently Voelz was Plant Manager for Plastag Corp., Elk Grove, IL.
Prior to that Voelz was Manufacturing Manager for Kirkwood Industries. He has also had experience as a Production Supervisor, Process Engineer, Environmental Engineer and Purchasing Agent. Voelz has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Science and an MBA in Industrial Management.
GRABER NAMES HAMELINK TO NEW POST
Graber®, Middleton, WI, has named Tony Hamelink as its Style Side/E-Business Manager. In his new post, Hamelink will work as a liaison between the company and all of its field operations. The announcement was made in early December as the brand celebrates its 65th anniversary.
HANKINS JOINS SOLATECH AS NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
Solatech, Inc. announces the addition of Dan Hankins as its new National Sales Manager.
Hankins has spent the last six years in a variety of sales and marketing positions with Levolor/Kirsch Window Fashions. He will be utilizing his industry experience to sell business management software products into fabrication, wholesale, retail and builder channels.