OSSEO, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–North American Specialty Laminations (“NASL”), the leading provider of differentiated specialty lamination, fabrication, and finishing solutions to the building products OEM industry, today announced that Eric Spence will be joining the company’s leadership team as its Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. NASL serves customers in the window, door, flooring, specialty millwork, cabinetry, and case-goods markets and is backed by Building Industry Partners (“BIP”), the leading private equity firm focused on the U.S. building industry.
Spence comes to NASL after serving as President and CEO of RAM Industries, a Texas-based manufacturer and distributor of luxury windows and doors, for the past three years. During that time, Spence transformed RAM’s core business from distribution to manufacturing, increasing revenue and significantly enhancing profitability. Prior to RAM, Spence was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for PlyGem Industries, and previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales for JELD-WEN.
In his newly created Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing role, Spence will be leveraging his more than 30 years of window and door industry experience and relationships to lead new business and channel growth at NASL. He will also be seeking potential acquisitions for the company, building upon its recent rapid expansion.
NASL has made three acquisitions over the past 18 months, dramatically increasing its national footprint, capacity and workforce. The company currently employs 192 team members across its four locations, including Osseo, Wisconsin; Middleton, Wisconsin; Sparks, Nevada; and Roanoke, Virginia.
“We are pleased to have Eric join our executive team, as his industry experience and expertise in our core markets and channels will advance significant organic and acquisitive growth opportunities for NASL,” said Doug Rende, CEO of NASL.
“NASL’s business model and to-date success, as well as alignment with Building Industry Partners’ people-focused investment