FeneTech’s Ron Crowl reveals the key to inspiring employees

FeneTech President & CEO Ron Crowl doesn’t just talk about his company’s mission statement, he lives it every single day. How do you get your employees to live your mission statement?  For some in management, the answer is easy; for others, not so much.  Creating a culture of respect among your staff—respect for you, for each other, and for their colleagues in other departments will naturally evolve into a deeper …

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How an Empty Cup Inspired FeneTech’s Mission Statement

“The principle here is universal, whether you’re working for an amusement park, a window company, or a supplier to the industry. Does your company have a customer-centric philosophy?”

Those familiar with northwestern Pennsylvania will have heard of Conneaut Lake Park.  As a 14-year-old growing up within spitting distance, I began working at the park in 1976.  Before my first day, I attended an orientation outlining the rules for working in the food stands.

Most rules were common sense, but one rule required an explanation.  The management counted drink cups every night to determine how much product was sold.  If the remaining cups did not match the amount of money turned in, someone was either stealing money or giving away drinks.

Two decades later those drink cups led to the development of our FeneTech mission statement.

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Vitrum Glass Implements FeneVision as its ERP Solution

In a recently published article in Glass Magazine, Nicky Whitehouse from Vitrum Glass describes the “FeneVision Experience” … [The] configuration process lasted about a year, and was supported by a dedicated FeneTech team … “FeneTech had brainstorm sessions with us. If we had a gap, they would help to come up with the best possible ways for the process to flow … They wanted the software to meet or exceed …

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GPAD—Glass Processing Automation Days

GPAD, ein jährliches Event für die glasverarbeitende Industrie, wurde von FeneTech ins Leben gerufen. Bei GPAD geht es um Automatisierung und Integration. Inhaber, CEOs, Produktionsleiter oder andere Manager von Glasfirmen erfahren dabei, was die neuesten Trends in moderner Maschinen- und Softwaretechnologie am Markt sind.

FeneTech Unveils FeneVision Shower

FeneTech has added to their repertoire of design software their newest development—FeneVision Shower, FeneTech’s latest CAD application. FeneVision Shower uses the standard FeneVision Options Wizard and CAD Designer capability, offering a two-dimensional as well as a three-dimensional view of newly created designs. This new functionality is unique in that it operates independently from any fitting manufacturer, handling fittings from different suppliers all while utilizing the same database. For more information …

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Glass Fabricator Thompson I.G. Ups Quality, Adds LineScanner

Thompson I.G., a leading supplier of fabricated glass for the commercial, residential architectural and recreational, mass transit and commercial vehicle markets, is upping its already high commitment to quality glass products. Located one hour northwest of Detroit in Fenton, Michigan, Thompson I.G. serves customers throughout North America with innovative and high-performance insulating, tempered, laminated, specialty, digitally-printed and Pleotint’s Suntuitive® dynamic glass products. To help ensure its flagship insulating glass products …

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