During a career that spans over two decades, Mr. Widner has overseen the production of 300 million square feet of tempered glass and more than 30 million insulated glass units (IGUs). Mr. Widner has amassed a broad range of valuable experience in the glass fabrication operations of the commercial, residential and transportation segments with expertise in manufacturing operations, product design and development, strategic sales, and process engineering. Currently, he manages glass fabrication operations throughout North America and Europe as the Director of Glass Fabrication and Technical Services for Lippert Components, Inc., which is a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange listed LCI Industries.
Mr. Widner is a participating member of the Glass Association of North America and has served on the technical committees of an array of glass and fenestration related industry associations. In addition to various consultation roles to the glass and window industry, he has also served as Plant Manager of a commercial glass fabrication facility, Director of Manufacturing for a national vinyl window manufacturer and General Manager of a custom glass products organization.