Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
President, MiTek Industries
SVP, Culture and People Services
SVP, Corporate Growth
SVP, Enterprise Software Solutions
SVP, Legal and General Counsel
Gene Toombs IV
Group President, International
President, MiTek USA
President, MiTek Canada
Group Managing Director, Europe
David John Longney
Managing Director, TBS Engineering
VP and Deputy General Counsel
VP, Corporate Information Technology
Director, Admin. & Facilities Mgmt.
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MiTek named one of the Constructech 50 top technology companies for 2016 by Constructech Magazine
Most Valuable Supplier
MiTek subsidiary Cubic Designs named Most Valuable Supplier twice in 2016 and 2017 by the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA)
Vendor of the Year
MiTek named Vendor of the Year for 2015 by U.S. LBM
Vendor of the Year
MiTek named Vendor of the Year for 2015 by Carter Lumber
Best Places to Work
MiTek nominated as one of the Best Places to Work in St. Louis for 2015
Vendor of the Year
MiTek subsidiary Cubic Designs named Vendor of the Year for 2015 by Arco Murray
Warehousing Innovation Award
MiTek subsidiary Cubic Designs wins the 2015 Warehousing Innovation Award from Beverage World
Structural Timber Awards
PAMIR Software nominated for two 2015 Structural Timber Awards, in the Pioneer of the Year and Product Innovation categories
SAISC Steel Award
MiTek South Africa named joint winner of a Steel Award, as a supplier in the Saint Gobain Light Steel Frame
Best Firms to Work
MiTek subsidiary SidePlate Systems was awarded 5th place in the structural engineering category of Best Firms to Work
Supplier of the Year
MiTek New Zealand named Mitre 10’s Hardware Supplier of the Year six years in a row, 2013-2017
Exporter of the Year
MiTek subsidiary TMI Climate Solutions nominated for Exporter of the Year Awards in 2014
Manufacturer of the Year
MiTek subsidiary M&M Manufacturing named Standard Supply Manufacturer of the Year for 2014
Large business supplier of the year
MiTek subsidiary Ellis & Watts named Large Business Supplier of the Year for 2014 by Bechtel
Best Firms to Work
MiTek subsidiary SidePlate Systems was awarded 4th place in the structural engineering category of Best Firms to Work in 2014
Top Firms to Work
MiTek subsidiary SidePlate Systems was awarded 3rd place for Top Firms to Work in 2017
Over 70 Years of Building the Building Industry
Walter Moehlenpah founds Hydro-Air Engineering in his garage. Produces connector plates not related to the wood truss industry.
J. Calvin Jureit, founder of Gang-Nail Systems Inc., creates and patents the Gang-Nail plate, the first metal punch-tooth connector plate for wood trusses that did not need supplemental nail fastening.
Moehlenpah founds Moehlenpah Engineering Inc., a Vickers hydraulics distributor located in mid-town St. Louis.
Hydro-Air Engineering, Inc. formed by Moehlenpah to market machinery to emerging truss market.
While calling on a local Boise Cascade operation, Moehlenpah has the idea to enter the truss plate business.
Moehlenpah’s Hydro-Nail plate breaks the Gang- Nail patent in risky courtroom strength test, using fishing weights. Patent #3,417,651 issued to Walter Moehlenpah for a Connector Plate.
Patent to Moehlenpah for the “Apparatus for Fabricating Wood Structures” #3,866,530
Mike Conforti hired as President of Hydro-Air.
Paul Cornelson acquires Hydro-Air Engineering from the Moehlenpah family. He forms the parent company, MiTek Industries, Inc. and becomes chairman and CEO.
MiTek forms joint venture with British company Bowater, PLC, for the acquisition of Gang-Nail. Paul Cornelson retains 51% voting right in the venture.
MiTek positions the Wood Products division as separate company, with Carlos Rionda as President. Tom Manenti succeeds Rionda at Gang-Nail as VP & General Manager.
Gene Toombs hired as President of MiTek Wood Products, Inc., succeeding Carlos Rionda. Tom Manenti succeeds Rionda as President of Gang-Nail Systems. Stephen Fray hired as Group Managing Director of MiTek Australia.
Toombs negotiates deal with Louisiana-Pacific Corporation for them to acquire the MiTek Wood Products Company.
Hydro-Air Engineering and Gang-Nail operating companies merge, are renamed MiTek Industries, Inc. MiTek acquires Bemax Corporation and its A.C.E.S. layout software. MiTek acquires Interlock Steel Company.
Toombs becomes Chairman, President and CEO of MiTek, Inc. Walter Moehlenpah dies at age 85.
MiTek acquires Diamond Machinery.
Tom Manenti appointed EVP of MiTek Industries, Inc. and inducted into the WTCA Hall of Fame. Hugo Du Preez promoted to Group Managing Director over MiTek’s Europe and Africa businesses.
MiTek acquires the 50% of Gang-Nail New Zealand it did not own. MiTek also acquires Hardy Frame. Berkshire Hathaway acquires a 90% equity stake in MiTek. Optiframe Software, LLC becomes joint venture of Trus Joist and MiTek, Inc.
MiTek acquires Tee-Lok Corporation. Aegis Metal Framing, LLC is formed as joint venture of Dietrich Metal Framing and MiTek.
MiTek acquires WalPlus+ Software, Production Conveyor Systems, LLC, TBS Engineering, LTD and Pacific Automation, LTD.
Tom Manenti promoted to President of MiTek Industries, Inc., U.S.A. MiTek acquires The Koskovich Company and Tekmax, Inc.
MiTek now has operations on five continents, employing more than 2,000 associates (350+ in the St. Louis area).
Tom Manenti receives Bowman Industry Enthusiast Award for his service to the industry. MiTek Canada, Inc. acquires connector plate division of Jager Building Systems. MiTek acquires Robbins Engineering. MiTek opens 177,600 sq. ft. Fountain Lakes Facility as a manufacturing, R&D and training center.
Hugo Du Preez retires and is replaced by Syd Griffiths as Managing Director, MiTek Europe. Dick Marriott promoted to EVP of MiTek USA, Inc. Joe Kannapell promoted to SVP, MiTek USA, Inc. Gregg Renner promoted to VP of Marketing of MiTek USA,Inc.
Tom Manenti retires to devote time to volunteering. Terry Nicholson joins MiTek as VP of Software Operations. MiTek acquires Hohmann & Barnard, Inc., TMI Custom Air Systems and Miller Sage. MiTek Australia acquires Buildsoft Pty Ltd. MiTek France acquires Aginco. Hohmann & Barnard acquires Blok-Lok. Dick Marriott promoted to President of MiTek Industries, Inc. Ron Burkhardt promoted to EVP of MiTek, Inc.
MiTek acquires CompuTrus. MiTek acquires full ownership of Aegis Metal Framing LLC from Dietrich Metal Framing. Aegis becomes wholly owned division of MiTek. Joint venture SAFAL MiTek Ltd. is formed to provide cost effective roof building solutions in Kenya. MiTek acquires SidePlate, Zone Four and Heat Pipe Technologies. Gene Toombs brings Tom Manenti out of retirement to become President and COO of MiTek, Inc.
Hohmann & Barnard acquires Dur-O-Wall. MiTek Germany acquires Eleco Bauprodukte GmbH. TMI Custom Air acquires Rush Air, Inc. MiTek enters into joint venture with Gang-Nail Do Brasil Industraia E Commercio Ltda. MiTek expands global operations to six continents.
Gene Toombs steps down as President and CEO. MiTek SAPPHIRE™ Suite beta process begins. TBS Engineering acquires Battery Technology Group (BTG). Andrew Bricknell promoted to Managing Director, MiTek Australia Ltd. Hohmann & Barnard acquires Sandell Industries. MiTek acquires United Steel Products. MiTek celebrates 10th Anniversary as Berkshire Hathaway company. Paul Cornelson passes away at the age of 88.
MiTek acquires Benson Global, RKL Industries, Cubic Designs, Kova and Wizard to join the MiTek family of companies.
Between 2013 and 2017, MiTek acquires Ellis & Watts, BuilderMT, M&M Manufacturing, Sales Simplicity and Snappy to round out our product and software offerings.
Tom Manenti becomes Executive Chairman of MiTek Industries Inc. Mark Thom becomes the next Chief Executive Officer.