Pella Corporation joins CABA Board of Directors
Ehlinger joins progressive leaders in organization dedicated to driving innovation
Release date:Jun 18, 2012
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OTTAWA, CANADA ─ June 18, 2012 ─ The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is pleased to announce that Pella Corporation has joined its Board of Directors.
Pella Corporation is a leader in designing, testing, manufacturing and installing energy-efficient windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement needs for residential, as well as light and heavy commercial applications in North America and select countries overseas.
Pella’s Senior Director of Advanced Engineering and Quality, Larry Ehlinger, represents the company known for innovation on the CABA Board. Ehlinger oversees advanced technology, quality, and business development at Pella.
“I am very pleased to welcome Larry Ehlinger and Pella Corporation to the CABA Board,” said Ronald J. Zimmer, CABA President & CEO. “Mr. Ehlinger’s appointment brings additional technology and business development expertise to our association.”
Ehlinger joined Pella Corporation in October 2002 as Director of Manufacturing Engineering, responsible for custom machine design and build, corporate process engineering, and the company’s continuous process improvement engineering.
Ehlinger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1986 from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2001.
I am honored to serve on CABA's Board, said Ehlinger. CABA equally advances systems integration and automation in both commercial buildings and residential homes markets. Joining the progressive leaders and industries actively involved in CABA helps enhance the industry and drives innovation.
As a family-owned and professionally managed privately-held company, Pella is known for its 87-year history of making innovative products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction. Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, the company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity and practicing environmental stewardship to create satisfied customers.
Pella manufactures quality windows, patio doors and entry door systems sold through a Direct Sales Network operating Pella Window & Door Showrooms across the United States and Canada and select building materials retailers. For more information, call 888-847-3552 or visit pella.com. Follow Pella on Twitter.com @Pella_News, on Facebook at facebook.com/pellawindowsanddoors and on YouTube at youtube.com/pellawindowsanddoors.
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies.
The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. Public organizations, including utilities and government are also members.
CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.
The organization was originally founded in 1988 as the Canadian Automated Buildings Association. For more information, visit www.caba.org, call 613-686-1814 or email email@example.com.