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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™ ,
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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

Employee Focus: Joseph Russell

  For th e first quarter of 2021, our Employee Focus is on Joseph Russell.  Joe joined the Van Mark Sales team in September of 2020, not long after his graduation from Miami University.  Joe earned his Bachelor’s degree in business, with a focus on marketing, along with an Associate’s degree in history.  Joe tells us one of the reasons he likes working at Van Mark is due to the small business aspect.  Everyone knows everyone so, communication is easy.  He feels he is getting great experiences which will be helpful in his future endeavors. Joe has been very diligent learning about Van Mark’s product line.   He shared that he feels an overall sense of accomplishment with understanding our products, the distribution process, and his ability to help our customer’s needs.   Joe has undoubtedly gained the respect of his peers for his outstanding communication skills. Joe has exciting plans for his future.   He wa s recently accepted into the Marine Corp Officer Program and, unfortunately

Offering parts solutions for every tool Van Mark has Manufactured

  Since 1964 Van Mark has manufactured a complete line of tools and products for the construction and remodeling industries.   One of the cornerstones of our business is offering replacements parts for our tools including our legacy tools going back to our inception 56 years ago.  Every day we receive calls form owners of our tools that are up to 50 years ago who need to replace the common wear parts or replace a part that they have broken or simply worn out over the many years of use. They are always very happy when they find out that we have parts solutions for their tools. You read that correctly, we have parts solutions for every tool Van Mark has manufactured.  Should you ever need assistance with any product, you can count on Van Mark’s customer service team to provide you with the same courteous friendly service as your first day of purchase.  Our technical team is available Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM (EST) and our customer service team is available from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Vinyl Siding Installation & Brake Operation Webinar

Those in the workforce looking to expand their knowledge in the vinyl siding installation, the Vinyl Siding Institute will be offering a FREE webinar, “Vinyl Siding Institute – Basic Vinyl Siding Installation and Best Practices on Siding”, Thursday, July 23rd 2020. This 90-minute joint educational webinar will focus on basic vinyl siding installation and field forming brake best practices when installing vinyl siding. Van Mark Products is proud to offer their insight on proper brake operation, coil dispenser loading and use, as well as bending basic shapes. You can reserve your spot here https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1368078745835126799 . For more information about the VSI, you can visit www.vinylsiding.org and for more information on Van Mark Products, please visit www.van-mark.com