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Industry Updates New Tremco Construction Products Group Unites Industry Leading Brands

Tremco Incorporated’s Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing, Roofing & Building Maintenance, and Tremco Barrier Solutions operating divisions, together with Dryvit Systems, Inc., Nudura Inc., Willseal, Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. and Weatherproofing Technologies Canada, announced they are joining forces under a single corporate identity: the Tremco Construction Products Group (CPG). Representing the combined power of these recognized leaders, Tremco CPG is the industry’s only provider of comprehensive systems and services for all six sides of the building enclosure. Whether new construction or restoration, commercial, residential, in-field or in-plant, structures with Tremco CPG systems are easier to build and maintain, virtually impervious to the elements and can provide any look desired. For restoration and renovation of existing structures, Tremco CPG’s six-sided solutions deliver demonstrable performance at the lowest possible lifecycle costs and ensure peace of mind through longterm warranties and maintenance programs. According to Doug Rende, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Technical Services with Tremco Incorporated, “Beginning now and continuing over the coming months, customers should expect to see the new brand identity on all customer-facing materials.” The Tremco CPG group portfolio includes Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance solutions.

Seaman Corporation Names Jeff Swartz Chief Executive Officer

Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, OH, recently announced that its Board of Directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new Chief Executive Officer. Swartz will replace John Crum who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last 5 as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products industry, having spent 23 years with Armstrong World Industries and 6 years at Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group in a variety of sales, operations and general management roles in the US, UK, China and Germany. He was most 10

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recently President of Moen’s Americas business, where he had P&L responsibility for the US, Canada and Latin America. Swartz has a degree in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University and an MBA from Columbia University. “Jeff brings a unique and wide range of proven business leadership experience,” said Richard Seaman, Chairman of the Board. “The Board, the family shareholders and I are confident that these career experiences will enable Jeff to provide the leadership to further develop and execute Seaman Corporation’s strategic growth objectives in the coming years. Jeff’s leadership will also be an important asset to the Wooster community.”

Beacon Roofing Supply Appoints Frank Lonegro as Executive Vice President and CFO

Beacon announced the appointment of Frank Lonegro as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Lonegro joined Beacon in April and will assume his role as Chief Financial Officer as current Chief Financial Officer Joseph Nowicki transitions his duties. Prior to joining Beacon, Lonegro had a long and distinguished career at CSX Corporation, a $12 billion Fortune 500 transportation company, where he served for nineteen years, culminating as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 20152019. Lonegro’s career at CSX entailed a unique blend of cross-functional experience, combining financial, operational and functional executive leadership roles. As CFO, he helped lead transformative operational changes yielding substantial productivity savings and markedly improved operating margins which led to significant shareholder value creation. Prior to his role as CFO, Lonegro delivered strong results in key leadership roles of increasing responsibility across operations, service, information technology and internal audit. Prior to joining CSX, Lonegro practiced law for seven years, focusing on complex commercial litigation, loan workouts and business transactions. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University, a law degree from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida. He will be relocating with his family to the Virginia area.

New Phone App Puts Everything at Your Fingertips

OMG Roofing Products has introduced a new mobile app that puts virtually all company product and technical information at your fingertips. The app, available for both Apple and Android phones and tablets, features easy navigation to company products, documents, videos and calculators. In addition, the app enables users to quickly find OMG field sales