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Crystal Windows Names VP of Manufacturing
-Production Manager Promoted to Lead All NY Manufacturing Operations -
FLUSHING, NY, July 27, 2015 - Crystal Window & Door Systems is pleased to announce that Mr. Joseph Chang has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for all production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, quality assurance, and logistics and shipping at the company's main facility in Queens, NY.
Crystal's NY facility manufactures 400,000 vinyl and aluminum window and door units each year. Through a staff of 18 supervisors and 250 production employees, Chang directs this operation and coordinates with Crystal's other production facilities in Chicago, Riverside (CA), and St. Louis to ship products to 40 states across the country.
"Joseph Chang is a tremendous asset to our senior management team," said Chief Operating Officer Steve Chen. "As Crystal expands its production capabilities, the coordination and integration of company operations requires vision and experience, and Joseph brings this and more to the position. In recent years, Joseph and his team have been instrumental in specifying, acquiring and bringing online major new equipment investments and he has reengineered our processes to shorten production times. Joseph meets every challenge squarely, assuring great success for the company."
Mr. Chang has been with Crystal for 15 years and has been a key player in the company's extraordinary growth. He started working in Crystal's Shipping Department and moved into positions of progressively greater responsibility throughout the production operations at Crystal's New York manufacturing plant. Mr. Chang is a 2014 recipient of the Queens Rising Star Business Award.
Prior to joining Crystal, Mr. Chang worked with computer technology service firms in the New York area. He is completing a Bachelors degree in Business Computer Information Systems from Hofstra University. Mr. Chang is married with two children and lives in Queens, NY.
Crystal Window & Door Systems is one of the top 35 manufacturers in North America of replacement and new construction vinyl and aluminum window and door products and high-end fenestration systems. Crystal offers a full product line, rapid order-to-delivery times, quality workmanship, innovative product features and outstanding value. Headquartered in New York, the company operates branches, subsidiaries and affiliates in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and California. For further information about Crystal and its products, call 718-961-7300, or visit the website at www.crystalwindows.com.