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SPAX Names New President

SPAX, a brand of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co., has announced the appointment of Jim Winn as its President for the SPAX brand in North America. Winn was formerly VP Supply/Product at National Nail Corp, a global fastener and fastening systems distributor.

SPAX, a brand of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co., has announced the appointment of Jim Winn as its President for the SPAX brand in North America.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jim to lead SPAX” said Nikolas Dicke, CEO of Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US. “His more than 25 years of global supply, distribution and consumer brand experience will lead SPAX to a new level of excellence in new products, distribution services.”

Winn was formerly VP Supply/Product at National Nail Corp, a global fastener and fastening systems distributor. Prior, he served in various leadership positions at The Home Depot including VP Sourcing/Product and Merchandising where he grew retail sales and developed strategic relationships with vendors/suppliers world-wide. He also served as SVP at TTi responsible for the Ryobi and Ridgid brands of power tools.

“SPAX provides the building industry’s best engineered/patented fastening solutions manufactured primarily in the United States” said Winn. “I am honored to join the SPAX team’s legacy of service, operational excellence, customer loyalty. Together with the SPAX team members and customers, I look forward to reaching new levels of growth and innovation. Our engineered/patented fasteners are a versatile solution for a wide range of interior and exterior applications in multiple materials including wood, masonry, concrete, plastic and sheet metal.”

With manufacturing and operations located in Bryan, Oh and more than 250 employees in the US, SPAX is national manufacturer of building materials serving residential and commercial construction and remodeling markets. For more information, please visit www.spax.us

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