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Petersen Promotes David Mercer To Midwest Regional Sales Manager

david-mercerElk Grove Village, IL - Petersen has promoted David Mercer to Midwest Regional Sales Manager for its PAC-CLAD brand of architectural metal cladding systems. Mercer has assumed the role for Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.

Mercer has more than 30 years of experience in the building materials industry, having worked with multiple manufacturers in the architectural metals industry. He holds a degree in business and marketing from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

“I’m thrilled to assume this role and excited to provide vision forward and take the lead for the new Midwest region at Petersen,” Mercer said.

“We’re excited that David is leading sales effort in the Midwest,” said Bob LaForge, national sales manager. “David has a vision for what needs to be done to serve our customers, and is driven to get it done.”

The Midwest region was created when the former, larger region was split. Mercer’s region will be serviced by Petersen’s manufacturing facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill.

About Petersen

Petersen Aluminum logoPetersen, a Carlisle company, manufactures PAC-CLAD architectural metal cladding systems in multiple gauges of steel and aluminum. PAC-CLAD products include hidden- and exposed-fastener wall panels, standing seam roof panels, flush- and reveal-joint wall panels, vented or solid soffit panels, perforated metal, coil and flat sheet, composite panels, column covers, plus fascia and coping. All are available in a Kynar-based 70% PVDF Fluropon coating in 46 standard colors and 16 wood grain finishes that include a 35-year finish warranty. Most colors meet LEED requirements and are rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council. Custom colors and weathertightness warranties are offered. BIM and CAD documents are available for most products. Founded in 1965, Petersen’s facilities are located in Illinois, Georgia, Texas, Maryland, Arizona and Washington. For information on the complete line of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD metal products, call 800-PAC-CLAD, visit or write to

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