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Happy Retirement to Julie Sanders

  Julie Sanders, from the Van Mark sales team, retired at the end of March. Julie had been a regional sales manager who was appreciated by everyone at Van Mark, our sales representatives that she managed, and most importantly, the customers she’s worked with. We want to thank Julie for her years of service and wish her the best in what sounds like will be a very busy retirement.
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Employee Focus: Robert Barney

  For our first quarter of 2022 our Employee Focus is on Robert Barney.   Rob joined the Van Mark team, as a machinist, in August of 2020.   Bringing over 20 years of experience, we welcome the knowledge and skills Rob has gained throughout his career.   Rob told us that he really likes machining but, he also likes that he gets the opportunity to do various things while at work, which keeps the day from getting monotonous.    He also tells us that he enjoys working at Van Mark because the people are friendly, and he feels Van Mark is very accommodating to employees. Rob hopes that in the coming years and, in the course of his employment at Van Mark, to be more involved with the design side of the business, whether designing new products, or fixtures.   He’s very excited that Van Mark recently acquired a new CNC machine.   Rob said they are just in the test stages however, “I’ve finally gotten enough programming set up that we have been able to start machining parts”.   We’ll keep our

Van Mark @ International Roofing Expo 2022

  The IRE (International Roofing Expo - Booth#2755) event at the Ernest N. Morial convention center in New Orleans, LA is only a short time away (February 1-3, 2022). Van Mark is proud to announce the tools that will be displayed at our booth this year, as well as tools that will be used at VSI’s booth (Vinyl Siding Institute – Booth#1955) We will be featuring our  Industrial Metal Master 20® EZ  built specifically to meet the rigorous requirements of the Metal Roofing Industry. This portable job-site brake features a 20” throat depth, the deepest in the industry, allowing easier bends of wider material. Best one-stop-shop for all your job site bending, from "W" style valley-pan & rake edges, to soffits & roof flashings, including wide hip and ridge cap, to name a few. We will also be demonstrating our Trim-A-Slitter™ Perf Combo model SCI24HD designed to slit, stiffen or perforate your roofing steel, aluminum, zinc and copper. It can also perforate up to 24 gaug

Van Mark at Metalcon 2021

  The Metalcon Expo is coming up (Oct 5-7 Tampa, FL), and Van Mark is proud to announce the portable job-site tools that will be displayed at our booth this year. - Booth#1137) We’ll be showing our  Industrial Metal Master 20® EZ  built specifically to meet the rigorous requirements of the Metal Roofing Industry. This portable brake features a 20” throat depth, the deepest in the industry, allowing easier bends of wider material. Best one-stop-shop for all your job site bending, from "W" style valley-pan & rake edges, to soffits & roof flashings, including wide hip and ridge cap, to name a few. We will also be showing our portable Trim-A-Slitter™ Perf Combo model SCI24HD designed to slit, stiffen or perforate your roofing steel, aluminum, zinc and copper. It can also perforate up to 24 gauge painted steel onsite! Reduce your material costs by producing your own perforated z-bar, ventilated soffit or ridge cap. Lastly, we will be demonstrating our  NailHawg™ ,

Employee Focus: Rich Wagner

  For the 3 rd quarter of 2021 our Employee Focus is on Rich Wagner.   Rich handles our International Technical Sales, among numerous other things.   Rich joined the Van Mark team in 2020 and recently celebrated his 1-year anniversary.   Rich wears many hats and stays busy with many different projects but, primarily his focus is on working with Sales and Research & Development.   Rich shared with us that he appreciates that he has the freedom to think and create.   He also told us that he feels working for our family-owned business was a great choice for him and he values the stability Van Mark offers. Rich is especially excited and proud of the projects he’s been working on over the last year.   He’s been very involved in developing some new products that Van Mark hopes to launch soon.   “I really have the mindset of an Engineer” Rich tells us.   “I love to tinker in my free time at home too” Rich enjoys it so much he has his own lathe, mill, and a welder in his home garage.  

Van Mark @ International Roofing Expo 2021

  We are only a week away from the IRE (International Roofing Expo - Booth#1349) event at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas, NV August 10 and 12, 2021. Van Mark is proud to announce the tools that will be displayed at our booth this year, as well as tools that will be used at VSI’s booth (Vinyl Siding Institute – Booth#2239) We will be featuring our Industrial Metal Master 20® EZ   built specifically to meet the rigorous requirements of the Metal Roofing Industry. This portable job-site brake features a 20” throat depth, the deepest in the industry, allowing easier bends of wider material. Best one-stop-shop for all your job site bending, from "W" style valley-pan & rake edges, to soffits & roof flashings, including wide hip and ridge cap, to name a few. We will also be demonstrating our Trim-A-Slitter™ Perf Combo model SCI24HD designed to slit, stiffen or perforate your roofing steel, aluminum, zinc and copper. It can also perforate up to 24 gauge pain

Employee Focus: Christopher Looney

  We have made it to the 2nd quarter of 2021, and the world seems to be finally starting the process of getting back to some normalcy!  For this quarter, our Employee Focus is on Christopher Looney.  Chris joined the Van Mark team in October of 2020.  Since that time, he has had quite the list of challenges in his role as Production Supervisor but has been rather successful in dealing with them head on.  Chris tells us that he really enjoys the people he works with at Van Mark and has great bosses!  He appreciates that the management team values his knowledge and past work experiences.  He feels they provide the support he needs to operate and help grow the business here at Van Mark.  Chris hopes to continue to grow with the company and eventually advance within the management group.  Chris describes Van Mark Products as “resilient”.   It has been a challenging year and we think Chris’ description is pretty accurate!   Running a business during a pandemic is something none of us woul