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04/14/2014

Kolbe's Keith Koenig promoted

New vice president of manufacturing

Wausau, Wis. (April 2014) – Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co., Inc. promoted Keith Koenig to vice president of manufacturing and added him as the newest member of the company's executive leadership team. In his new role, he will oversee operations of Kolbe's manufacturing facilities in Wausau and will remain actively involved in leading Kolbe's continuous improvement efforts.

During his 27 years of millwork industry experience, Koenig has served the last eight years as director of manufacturing. Prior to this, he worked in a number of management roles for the company including as exterior doors manager, as plant supervisor, as a manufacturing software implementation team member and as plant manager.

"Keith has a breadth and depth of industry manufacturing experience that few can match with an in-depth knowledge of Lean and continuous improvement process," said Jeff De Lonay, Kolbe's president.

Koenig added, "Superior craftsmanship is a Kolbe hallmark, and I am excited to lead our manufacturing team in providing products that meet the market's highest standards for quality and innovation."

In his leisure time, Koenig enjoys hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and downhill skiing. He shares his passion for the outdoors as a Wisconsin educator in hunting and archery education. Koenig and his wife are residents of Wausau, and their son is a sophomore at University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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What began in 1946 as a two-brother team has grown into an internationally respected manufacturing company. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of windows and doors for residential and commercial markets. After more than 65 years, Kolbe products are best known for superior quality, custom craftsmanship, attention to detail, as well as innovative and unique designs.

 
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