OSSEO, Wis., January 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — North American Specialty Laminations (“NASL”), the leading provider of differentiated specialty lamination, fabrication and finishing solutions for the OEM building products industry, today announced that Eric Spence will join the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. NASL serves customers in the window, door, flooring, specialty millwork, cabinetry and casework markets and is backed by Building Industry Partners (“BIP”), the leading private equity firm focused on the construction industry in the United States.
Spence joins NASL after serving as president and CEO of RAM Industries, a Texasmanufacturer and distributor of luxury doors and windows, for three years. During this time, Spence transformed RAM’s core business from distribution to manufacturing, increasing revenue and dramatically improving profitability. Prior to RAM, Spence was senior vice president of sales and marketing for PlyGem Industries, and previously senior vice president of sales for JELD-WEN.
In his new role as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Spence will leverage his more than 30 years of window and door industry experience and relationships to lead new business and channel growth at NASL. . He will also seek potential acquisitions for the company, building on its recent rapid expansion.
NASL has completed three acquisitions in the past 18 months, significantly increasing its national footprint, capacity and workforce. The company currently employs 192 team members across its four locations, including Osseo, Wisconsin; Middleton, Wis.; Sparks, Nevada; and RoanokeVirginia.
“We are excited to have Eric join our leadership team as his industry experience and expertise in our core markets and channels will advance important organic growth and acquisition opportunities for NASL,” said Doug RenderCEO of NASL.
“NASL’s business model and success to date, and alignment with Building Industry Partners’ people-centric business and investment principles, guided my decision to be part of this exciting career opportunity,” Spence said.
Spence will be based at Texas and will manage NASL’s national sales and marketing teams.
“Adding Eric to our team will bring a wealth of industry knowledge to drive our operational excellence initiatives forward to exceed our customers’ expectations,” said Zach WiedenhoeftPresident and Chief Operating Officer of NASL.
About North American Specialty Laminations
North American Specialty Laminations (“NASL”) is a specialty building products lamination, finishing and manufacturing company serving the window, door, cabinetry, furniture and architectural millwork industries. With its headquarters at Osseo, WI, and production sites serving all regions of the United States and Canada, NASL is a portfolio company of private equity investment firm, Building Industry Partners. For more information, visit www.northamericanlam.com.
About Building Industry Partners
Building Industry Partners (“BIP”) is the leading private equity investment firm focused on the construction industry in the United States. Founded by Matt Ogden in 2008, BIP has its headquarters in Bostonwith operating partners and advisors across the United States Over the past 14 years, BIP is proud to have co-founded or been the first equity sponsor of a number of the most dynamic companies and the fastest growing middle market in the US building industry, including US LBM Holdings, Kodiak Building Partners, Homewood Holdings and US Fence Solutions/Binford Supply.
In 2020, BIP redefined its purpose: to create exceptional and sustainable businesses, generate world-class returns on investment and help elevate the construction industry and its workforce through investments and business principles focused on the people. BIP continues to seek opportunities to sponsor the greatest talents in the construction industry and help them realize their entrepreneurial visions, while increasing the shared prosperity among shareholders, management and the workforce of its companies through widespread employee ownership and the advancement of human capital management practices. For more information, visit www.buildingip.com.
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