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Key-Link Fencing & Railing Press Releases

Smucker Named Outside Sales Rep for Delaware, Maryland, and Eastern Virginia

2/23/13 – Key-Link Fencing & Railing and affiliated companies are pleased to announce that Andrew Smucker has been named outside sales representative for their Zone 2 territory, which includes Maryland, Delaware, and northeastern and eastern Virginia. This is an expansion of Smucker’s territory and gives him additional sales responsibility.

 

Smucker started with the companies in 2010 as an inside sales representative at Cardinal Building Products. From there he moved to outside sales for Cardinal, and then Superior and Key-Link Fencing & Railing.

 

“Andrew has already proven himself to be an excellent sales representative for the company,” said Amos Kauffman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We are happy to offer him this position because we know that he will provide our customers with the service and attention that our companies are known for.”

Smucker says he too is excited to begin working in his new role. “This is a new adventure,” he said, “I’m looking forward to building new relationships and getting to serve our customers in this region.”

 

Smucker is based in Lititz, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife and four children.

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Wenger Promoted to Newly Created Position at Key-Link Fencing & Railing

11/20/17 – Key-Link Fencing & Railing has promoted Christopher Wenger to the newly created position of Director of Operations. In his new role, Wenger will oversee all parts of Key-Link operations and directly manage the four-person Key-Link management team.

 

With Key-Link experiencing growing customer demand, one of Wenger’s major responsibilities will be helping to ensure that the company is on-track to meet that demand as efficiently as possible.

 

In his five years with Key-Link, Wenger has worked in engineering and product development, including playing key roles in designing Superior’s 200 Series Railing and Cambridge fence, Key-Link’s Keystone and Outlook Railing systems, and more recently the Key-Link Fence and Placid Point Lighting.

 

Before coming to Key-Link, Wenger developed his leadership skills serving in the U.S. Army, and continues to serve in the Army reserves.

 

“This new operations role is a change for Chris and it presents him with new challenges,” said Javan Lapp, Chief Operating Officer, “but I believe his leadership skills make him the right person for this key role at this time.”

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Key-Link Fencing & Rail Promotes Piersol to Management Team

11/10/17 – Key-Link Fencing & Rail, a leading supplier of residential and commercial aluminum rail and fencing, recently announced the promotion of John Piersol to Key-Link Fabrication Manager. Formerly a foreman in the machine shop, Piersol helped launch and grow the company’s cable railing system by leading the Swiss screw machine shop.

 

“John has consistently demonstrated a strong desire to grow and improve,” said Javan Lapp, Chief Operating Officer.  “He added brought added value and improvements to our machine shop, and I look forward to seeing what he will accomplish in the coming months.”

 

In his new position on the management team, Piersol will oversee a key component of the Key-Link Value Stream.  He will be responsible for the Swiss screw machines, gate-welding, and post mount manufacturing.

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Weaver Promoted to Vice President of Engineering

11/1/17 – Superior Plastic Products & Key-Link Fencing & Railing have promoted Elmer Weaver to the newly-created role of Vice President of Engineering. Formerly the company’s machine shop manager, Weaver started with Superior (then Quality Fence) in 1999.

 

The machine shop staff and responsibilities expanded under Weaver’s leadership as he and his team took on new challenges, including building the company’s innovative cable railing system from scratch. “Elmer combines a wealth of institutional knowledge and experience with a relentless drive for innovation and improvement – a rare combination,” said Javan Lapp, the company’s Chief Operating Officer. “He is always pushing the company to explore ways to improve.”

 

As Vice President of Engineering, Weaver will have oversight of equipment planning, acquisition, and maintenance, as well as all research and development related to equipment or products. In addition to the managing the machine shop, he will be overseeing the maintenance department and product engineering.

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Placid Point Lighting Launches New Outdoor LED Lighting System for Fencing and Railing

10/1/17 – Placid Point Lighting, a dependable light source for outdoor living, announces the official release of their low voltage, eco-friendly LED lighting system on October 1, 2017.

 

Exclusively distributed by Superior Plastic Products and Key-Link Fencing & Railing, this heavy-duty product line is specifically designed for use with vinyl and aluminum fencing and railing systems, ensuring a seamless fit and superior function.

 

“The Placid Point Lighting system will complement both Key-Link and Superior’s railing and fencing systems to enhance outdoor living spaces where decking, railing, and fencing is being used,” said Amos Kauffman, VP of Sales & Marketing for Key-Link. “Placid Point Lighting will fill a need that has been expressed by dealers and installers alike.”

 

Designed for longevity, Placid Point Lighting’s circuitry is sealed to protect against dust and moisture for years of durability. Plus, the easy-to-install “Plug & Play” configuration eliminates installation errors, which means you’ll get a reliable glow every time you turn them on.

 

Superior Plastic Products and affiliated companies manufacture aluminum and vinyl railing and fence products as well as distribute building materials to the LBM Industry. For almost 40 years our focus has been providing quality building products that offer SAFETY, STYLE, and SECURITY to the residential and commercial markets. From state of the art manufacturing with in-house engineering to our onsite powder-coating and extrusion facilities, you’ll appreciate why Superior and Key-Link is the obvious choice for your next project.

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Promotion at Superior Plastic Products & Key-Link Fencing & Railing: Amos Kauffman

10/1/17 –  Superior Plastic Products , Key-Link Fencing & Railing, & affiliated companies announce the promotion of Amos Kauffman to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Amos will play an active role in sales and marketing strategy for Superior and affiliated companies according to Javan Lapp COO (Chief Operations Officer) of Superior and Companies. Amos will oversee both sales and marketing departments and has previously served as a Regional Sales Manager and most recently as Director of Marketing within the companies.

 

Superior Plastic Products and affiliated companies manufacture aluminum and vinyl railing and fence products as well as distribute building materials to the LBM Industry. For almost 40 years our focus has been providing quality building products that offer SAFETY, STYLE, and SECURITY to the residential and commercial markets. From state of the art manufacturing with in-house engineering to our onsite powder-coating and extrusion facilities, you’ll appreciate why Superior and Key-Link is the obvious choice for your next project.

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Rendon Promoted to Chief Culture Officer

11/18/16 – Tavi Rendon has been promoted to (CCO) Chief Culture Officer for Superior Plastic Products, Key-Link Fencing & Railing, and affiliate companies. Mr. Rendon will be focused on creating a positive company culture and will help closely with HR as well as develop and initiate safety and training programs.

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Lapp Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

11/18/16 – Javan Lapp has been promoted to (COO) Chief Operations Officer for Superior Plastic Products, Key-Link Fencing & Railing, and affiliate companies. Mr. Lapp will be responsible for overseeing all day to day operations in the companies. His primary focus will be on supporting the management team as well as coordinating overall strategy across all departments and affiliate companies.

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