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Thank You Mr. Marshall!

For many of our partners, Jay Marshall is synonymous with Mapes Panels. You seemingly can’t have one without the other. It’s for that reason that it’s with both disappointment and pride to announce that after over 28 years, Jay retired from Mapes on January 1, 2021. It’s hard to overstate the void his absence will leave. And while our team is up for any challenge, we all realize that it won’t be a small task to replace the grace, leadership, positivity, and knowledge that Jay provided us during his tenure. Jay joined the Mapes Industries team in May 1992 as a Sales Representative, bringing us a wealth of industry knowledge from his previous employment with Kawneer. He was instrumental in the company’s growth over the next decade and became Sales Manager in 2001. During this time, Jay was directly involved in the development of many of our products and never wavered in his commitment to serving his customers. He was named President of Mapes Panels in October of 2005 and served in t