Laraia named commercial account manager for Vitro Flat Glass for Midwest U.S.
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6, 2020 – Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Mike Laraia has been appointed senior account manager for the company’s residential/specialty (RESP) glass business segment.
Laraia has over 25 years of experience in multiple product segments, including mirror glass and coatings. He will use this experience to offer sales and support to residential and specialty customers in his region and connect window and door manufacturers and specialty glass fabricators with the best-performing glass products for their projects.
“Mike has demonstrated the ability to maintain great relationships with both current and prospective customers,” said Bradley P. Boone, director, residential/specialty glass business segment, Vitro Flat Glass LLC. “His skills in sales combined with his experience serving a wide range of major industries will offer exceptional value to the clients we serve in that region of the country.”
Laraia was most recently a division manager and national sales manager for Seymour of Sycamore, Inc., a manufacturer of spray paints and chemicals serving the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Prior to that position he spent 16 years as a National Sales Manager in the mirror and glass industry. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Orlando College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin.
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About Vitro Architectural Glass
Vitro Architectural Glass, part of Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV:VITROA), the largest company of its kind in the Americas, manufactures a range of industry-leading, energy-efficient products such as Solarban®, Sungate® and Starphire Ultra-Clear® glasses at U.S. plants in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Fresno, California; Salem, Oregon; and Wichita Falls, Texas. Committed to sustainable manufacturing processes and products, the company also operates one of the world’s largest glass research and development facilities in Pittsburgh and four residential glass fabrication plants in Canada. Upholding the values of “Together, We See Further” across the architectural, automotive and containers markets, Vitro strives to realize the power of partnership to ensure that projects meet or exceed ever-evolving sustainability expectations as well as glass requirements. For more information, please visit www.VitroGlass.com.
Robert J. Struble
Vitro Architectural Glass