Component Hardware Expands Sales/Marketing Team In Anticipation Of 2012 Sales Growth

Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Announces Promotion for Seasoned Employee

Lakewood, N.J. – February 15, 2012 – Component Hardware Group, the leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of premium plumbing and hardware products, is pleased to announce the the appointment of Lois Schneck as director of marketing and the promotion of Kevin Tumpey to business development and sales operations manager.

“We’re very excited to be able to expand the Component Hardware team in the New Year,” said Ed Whartnaby, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Component Hardware. “Not only are we adding a talented marketer to our current roster of dedicated team members, we’re also pleased to acknowledge a long-standing employee for his commitment, quality work and proven results over the past twenty years.”

In her new role as the Director of Marketing, Schneck will develop strategic and tactical marketing plans, identify new product and market opportunities, and build awareness of Component Hardware and its brand divisions. Schneck was previously director of marketing for Follett Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of ice storage and transport systems, ice makers, ice and beverage dispensers and medical grade refrigerators and freezers.

With over twenty years of experience in Sales and Marketing at Component Hardware, Tumpey will oversee the daily operations of the sales department and manage the distributor and dealer sales channels in his new role. He will also work with the sales department to enhance customer satisfaction and revenue generation, and build upon long-term account goals — all in line with the company vision and values. He is responsible for all corporate product training and coordination with other departments on new product development.

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About Component Hardware Group®, Inc

Component Hardware Group is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of premium plumbing and hardware products. The company creates innovative solutions that serve the foodservice, institutional, healthcare and commercial markets in the following brand divisions: Flame Gard® Filters & UL-Fire Rated Access Doors, Keil® Refrigeration Hardware, Encore® Premium Plumbing, SANIGUARD® product protection, Regal Ride™ casters and TOP-LINE™ economy plumbing. Component Hardware has provided excellence in the plumbing and hardware industry for more than a quarter of a century and, today, remains steadfastly committed to quality, service and innovation. For more information, please visit,,,, and


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