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Terri Solinger Joins Vent-A-Hood

Vent-A-Hood welcomes Terri Solinger to the Vent-A-Hood family

Hailing from Minnesota, Vent-A-Hood recently hired Terri Solinger as Lead Regional Account Manager. Terri will cover the North Texas, North Louisiana and Oklahoma territories, as well as assist the other three regional account managers in their respective territories. Terri, on board since May 1st, educates accounts in her region about premium Vent-A-Hood products while maintaining close working relationships with her contacts.

Well-versed in Vent-A-Hood products is an understatement. Prior to joining the Vent-A-Hood team, Terri sold Vent-A-Hood products at award- winning Shady Oak Distributing for over 15 years. She is widely regarded as one of the best reps in the country and Vent-A-Hood is confident she will help the company reach and exceed future goals.

Celebrating 20-Years at Vent-A-Hood

Vent-A-Hood employee Johnny Cleveland joins Vent-A-Hood Hall of Fame

Celebrating 20-years working at Vent-A-Hood, Johnny Cleveland was inducted into the Vent-A-Hood Hall of Fame on April 17th, 2017. Johnny first joined the company March 31, 1997, as a grinder and has also built and boxed hoods. Johnny has moved up the ranks throughout his two decades with Vent-A-Hood and is now the shipping supervisor.

Made in the USA

WFAA-TV puts the spotlight on Vent-A-Hood and its commitment to manufacturing in the USA

Many thanks to WFAA-TV for sharing our Made in the USA commitment to manufacturing the very best products in the industry. Watch our CEO Skip Woodall describe more than eight decades of dedication to our trade.

View the video here: http://www.wfaa.com/features/original/made-in-usa-richardson-company-defies-temptations-to-move-manufacturing/443916340

Retail Observer Guest Column

Vent-A-Hood’s James Adams is a guest columnist in the July issue of Retail Observer

James Adams, Vice President of Sales for Vent-A-Hood, wrote a guest column for Retail Observer on the company’s 84th anniversary celebration that took place in May with keynote speaker Former First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush. The column highlight’s Vent-A-Hood’s steadfast dedication to manufacturing in America.

Read the column here: http://www.e-digitaleditions.com/i/840487-july-2017/30

84th Anniversary Celebration

Vent-A-Hood welcomed former First Lady Laura Bush as keynote speaker for 84th anniversary celebration

On Friday, May 5, 2017, Vent-A-Hood celebrated its 84th anniversary with an all-day event filled with plant tours, Texas barbecue and live entertainment. Following the National Distributor Meeting on May 4, the celebration with longstanding distributors, retailers and suppliers kicked off with an early morning breakfast and a special keynote presentation from Former First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush.

Mrs. Bush spoke about her “family business” and life in politics, life as a grandmother and her new focus with husband and former President, overseeing The George W. Bush Institute at The George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, TX. She reiterated that freedom is the main focus of the institute’s initiatives and spoke on the theme of a free enterprise system – a founding principle of businesses in America, such as Vent-A-Hood.

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Introducing the V-Line Display Stand

Vent-A-Hood debuts new V-Line display stand for showrooms

Vent-A-Hood’s V-Line range hoods feature the premium Power Lung blower, bringing luxury high performance to the value kitchen ventilation category. The V-Line delivers performance at a competitive price point for entry-level and middle market consumers.

The new display stand will house one chimney model at the top, two under cabinet hoods in the middle, and an inverted insert at the bottom. Contact your local Vent-A-Hood distributor for more information on how to order a V-Line display.

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Vent-A-Hood Commitment to Excellence Video

Vent-A-Hood celebrates 84-years of manufacturing excellence with “Commitment to Excellence” video

“Grease is the Enemy, Vent-A-Hood is the solution,” says President and CEO Skip Woodall at the beginning of the new video, which celebrates Vent-A-Hood’s 84th anniversary. Skip along with Executive Vice President Blake Woodall and Regional Sales Director Bill Woodall speak about the values, culture and dedication to manufacturing excellence in America that has been passed down from generation to generation to keep Vent-A-Hood in a class by itself.

Highlights from the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Vent-A-Hood exhibited last month at the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Orlando

kbis-1-image-380212928Vent-A-Hood showcased its one-of-a-kind 3D experience at the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. Attendees were invited to the Vent-A-Hood booth to build the range hood of their dreams, using the company’s proprietary 3D Build-A-Hood program. Consumers can choose widths, CFM, ceiling heights, finishes, and decorative treatments for the entire Vent-A-Hood product line.

Vent-A-Hood also debuted a new model and a new emphasis on V Line hoods, featuring the exclusive Power Lung blower, which offers filterless grease extraction through the use of active canopy engineering and a centrifugal blower wheel. V-Line is available in under cabinet, wall mount, and liner insert configurations with popular powder coated paint colors or stainless steel.

KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association [NKBA], is an inspiring interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for more than 50 years.
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Introducing the “Build-A-Hood” Video

Vent-A-Hood debuts a video on the new Build-A-Hood portal built on Autodesk Configurator 360

Vent-A-Hood has unveiled a tutorial video showing the capabilities of the Build-A-Hood portal and how easy it is for consumers to design the hood of their dreams. Consumers can choose widths, CFM, ceiling heights, finishes, and decorative treatments for the entire Vent-A-Hood product line. Model numbers and prices update in real time based on every selection consumers make during their online designing experience. Consumers can download JPEG and PNG images from every angle of the 3D range hood. Dimensional drawings, which are useful for consumers focusing on kitchen redesign and planning, can be exported in PDF format to ensure proper placement, size, and design.

Ralph Eli Joins Vent-A-Hood’s Hall of Fame

Vent-A-Hood celebrates employee Ralph Eli’s 20th anniversary

In December, Vent-A-Hood celebrated employee Ralph Eli’s 20th anniversary and induction into the Vent-A-Hood Hall of Fame. The occasion included a ceremony at corporate headquarters and CEO Skip Woodall presenting him with a ring and a name on the esteemed Hall of Fame plaque. Eli is the latest inductee into a growing club that has come to represent the dedication and loyalty of an incredible workforce for the Vent-A-Hood manufacturing family. As a proud Made In America institution, the company continues to pride itself on the long-standing jobs that have attracted and kept the best skilled workforce in the industry.

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