Kolbe names Harger vice president of Manawa Division
March 4, 2021 | 9:55 am CST
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Mark Harger

WAUSAU, Wis. -- Kolbe Windows & Doors has promoted Mark Harger to the position of vice president, responsible for the company’s Manawa Division in Wisconsin.

Harger draws from more than three decades of experience in the wood, window and door industries. He has contributed to Kolbe's growth and innovation for 15 years, including numerous Kolbe window and door product developments, as well as continuous improvement initiatives.

The company is ranked 59 on the FDMC 300 list of largest North American wood products producers.

Most recently, Harger served as the general manager for the Manawa Division, which manufactures Kolbe's Forgent Series windows and doors. In 2016, he helped develop and launch the successful Forgent Series. Manufactured with a proprietary Glastra material and thoughtful design, these high-performance products are easy-to-install and an increasingly popular choice for new construction and replacement projects.

Prior to joining Kolbe, Harger worked as an operations manager at Marshfield Door Systems, Inc. His industry experience also includes positions at International Paper manufacturing medium density fiberboard products for the furniture industry and at Weyerhaeuser Company manufacturing commercial wood doors. His roles have included product engineering, quality management, product development and continuous improvement.

In this leadership role, he joins the company's executive team and reports directly to Kolbe's president Jeff DeLonay. See https://www.kolbewindows.com.

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Karl D. Forth is online editor for CCI Media. He also writes news and feature stories in FDMC Magazine, in addition to newsletters and custom publishing projects. He is also involved in event organization, and compiles the annual FDM 300 list of industry leaders. He can be reached at karl.forth@woodworkingnetwork.com.