Graboyes Commercial Window and Glass Solutions (formerly Graboyes Commercial Window Company) is pleased to announce its new name and several promotions.
The company has revised its name to better represent its broad array of expertise and offerings beyond windows. While commercial window installation remains a core focus (including a proud legacy of expertise in window retrofit and historic window replacement), in recent years the company has incorporated BIM/Revit façade design and coordination services, curtainwall, storefront, glass railing, and interior glazed demountable partitions and doors. The company also has partnered in an inclusive dealer agreement with Quest Ecowall window wall system in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware markets.
Graboyes Commercial Window and Glass Solutions is also pleased to announce recent promotions in support of its continued growth:
Lou Filippone was promoted from Director of Business Development to Vice President and General Manager. Filippone joined Graboyes in 2018, bringing extensive experience in sales, service, and project management. He formerly served as a General Manager for SILA.
Jim DelRossi joins the management team as General Superintendent. Previously serving as a Journeyman Foreman, DelRossi will be responsible for working closely with project foremen in the field in support of preconstruction requirements as well as day-to-day execution of work. DelRossi’s position will further strengthen Graboyes’ constant focus on and prioritization of safety and excellence of execution.
Jim Coppola, who recently joined Graboyes from Almond Glass Works in Camden, joins Graboyes’ management team as a Project Manager. Previously serving as a Journeyman Foreman, Coppola will work closely with the company’s project foremen and the project teams of its customers to support preconstruction requirements as well as day-to-day execution of work.
Mike Kent, previously a Graboyes Logistics Specialist, was promoted to Assistant Project Manager. Kent will partner with and support operations as well as provide support to the accounting and human resources functions.
Andrew Balas is taking on the role of Virtual Design Manager. Early last year, Balas, previously an Estimator for Graboyes, earned his Certificate of Management – Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM). At that time, he was one of only 896 individuals in the US with the designation. Balas has contributed to the implementation of Graboyes’ Building Envelope Coordination Process while also supporting its estimating, CAD, and service functions. In his new role, Balas will continue to support estimating, CAD, and service while also assisting with business development, especially regarding the company’s BIM/Revit-based services including façade design and building envelope coordination.