MW Manufacturers

Private Equity Operating Partner and President

Southeast, regional manufacturer of wool and vinyl clad windows and doors for residential construction, underperforming expectations since acquisition by private equity.

In Vision: Established company-wide commitment to making a difference in homeowners and builders lives through the quality and performance of window and door products.

In Strategy: Committed to doubling gross margin dollars produced per labor hour while maintaining employment.

In Execution: Converted 800,000 square foot manufacturing facility to total lean processing. Installed total system ERP. Added full vinyl window and door manufacturing capacity. Established industry-leading benchmark for on-time and complete deliveries to job sites. Closed acquired second major brand and manufacturing facility in northern Mid- Atlantic and rebuilt sales and service organizations to penetrate big box retailers.

Created most talked about story in window and door industry and sold business to another private equity investor for a gain of over $80 million.

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