Two New Hires Strengthen GAP Team

March 27, 2015

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new associates: Pamela Hoebeke and Evan Alvarez.

Pam Hoebeke is filling the new position of purchasing assistant, where she will process non-conformances and expedite materials and purchase order acknowledgements. Pam’s prior positions include service contracts associate and administrative assistant at ARINC Incorporated. Pam has worked as a temp in this position for the past year.

Hoebeke attended Anne Arundel Community College and has been working toward a business degree at the University of Maryland.

Evan Alvarez brings a wealth of experience to his position as an estimator, having filled the role at Chelsea Lighting, Inc., in New York, where he estimated multi-million dollar architectural lighting packages. He worked closely with customers and vendors to assure all specifications were met and completed on time.

Evan obtained his BS in civil engineering from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science. He also co-founded Wise Gorilla Compost, where he engineered the production process to be used in composting organic waste.

AAMA Updates Sound Control Document

March 23, 2015

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently updated a document “intended to serve as a guide for anyone from window designers working with architects to sales teams trying to meet customers’ needs regarding sound control.”
According to information released on the AAMA website, AAMA TIR-A1 provides detailed technical information for the reduction of sound transmission …

GAP Introduces New ADA Window Solution

March 18, 2015

A new addition to the GT6200 Series, GAP’s GT6200 SL Single-Lever Operator Window is an out-swing casement with unique hardware designed to use minimal operating force and limited motion requirements like those specified by AAMA 513-12 (less than 5 lbs. operational force). The single-point, multi-functioning handle allows locking, unlocking, opening and closing, with minimal force, …

Construction Outlook Bright

March 9, 2015

The outlook for nonresidential construction spending continues to brighten, according to two recently released industry reports.
According to a release from Dodge Data & Analytics, the Dodge Momentum Index increased to 126.3 in February, a gain of 4.3 percent from January’s reading of 121.1.
The Momentum Index reflects “the first (or initial) report for nonresidential …

GAP Announces Three New Hires

March 4, 2015

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates: Warren Conrad, Brian Sourber and Michael Mostris.
Conrad is our new assembly supervisor, Orange Line. As the Orange Line supervisor, Conrad will plan and assign work, implement policies and procedures, and recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working …