Mac Hines to Oversee all Sales Activity for Kane Innovations Product Brands
ERIE, Pennsylvania – April 22, 2016 – Architectural products manufacturer, Kane Innovations, Inc., announced today the appointment of Mac Hines to Vice President of Sales. Mr. Hines will oversee all sales and marketing activity for all Kane Innovations brands, which include Sterling Dula Railings, Kane Security Screens, Kane Detention and Kane Fabrications.
A building materials industry veteran, Mr. Hines brings over 23 years of sales and marketing experience to Kane Innovations. Prior to joining Kane’s senior management team, Hines served as President of Illinois Glassworks, LLC (IGW), parent company of Glassworks and Arcadia Residential, Inc. During Mr. Hines’ tenure, IGW became Chicagoland’s leading shower door and mirror installer and preferred architectural glass installer. In early 2015, Binswanger Glass, Inc. purchased IGW.
Hines’ executive-level qualifications also include 17 years as Vice President of Edward Hines Lumber Company, where sales grew to over $260 million as a result of margin increases, cross selling strategies, and structured growth management.
“Mac’s proven success and sales experience makes him a valuable addition to our management team,” said President Michael Show today in a corporate statement. “We believe Mac will lead our sales efforts to new heights, while strengthening relationships with existing customers and building relationships with new customers. We are thrilled to have Mac on board.”
Hines said that he is eager to hone his extensive skill set with the Pennsylvania-based fabricator.
“What excites me most about my new position with Kane Innovations is working collectively with the heart of the organization – its talented personnel,” Hines said. “Kane is a force to be reckoned with in the building products industry, boasting a combined total of over 60 engineers, project managers, sales and support staff members, plus 65 highly-skilled shop employees and a vast network of national sales representatives. I am so happy to become part of a 126-year-old tradition of excellence. I look forward to being part of Kane Innovations’ continued growth.”
Mr. Hines holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He resides in Northfield, Illinois with his wife and four children.
About Kane Innovations, Inc.:
Kane Innovations’ products have been ‘Guardians of Safe Environments’ since 1890. The company’s railing systems, ornamental metal fabrications, security screens and detention products are all fabricated by expert metalworkers, between two Pennsylvania locations. Kane’s American-made products can be found in, on, and around many well-known structures, including The White House, the Statue of Liberty, and One World Trade Center.
Kane Innovations’ brands include Sterling Dula: Railings + Fencing by Kane, Kane Security: Screens by Kane, Kane Detention: Protection by Kane, and Kane Fabrications: Ornamental Metals by Kane.