Together, these three companies and their six manufacturing locations provide storefront and finishing solutions as part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. All three procurement departments report to Born, as supervised by Dean Seger, vice president of integrated supply chain, and guided by Apogee’s procurement operations director.
Born draws from more than 20 years of multi-functional, multi-national experience leading supply chain planning, scheduling, capacity management, logistics, distribution, procurement and warehousing. He is a member of the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).
Most recently, Born served as vice president of global supply chain for Michigan-based medical device manufacturer, SunMed, LLC. Prior to this, he worked as operations manager for global furniture design and manufacturer, Steelcase Inc.
Early in his career, Born started his professional work as an analyst at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, while he was a student. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing and finance. He was hired as an operations manager at Aspen Surgical Products, Inc. and later, as supply chain planning manager for multiple business segments at Amway.
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About Tubelite Inc.
For 75 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.
Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has an office in Warwick, Rhode Island.
Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association (NGA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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