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The Bilco Company Appoints New International Sales and Marketing Manager

West Haven, Connecticut (March 12, 2009) -- The Bilco Company, manufacturer of specialty access products for commercial and residential markets, named Kent Nichols to the position of International Sales and Marketing Manager. In his new role, Nichols will be responsible for developing and executing strategic plans and initiatives in support of Bilco’s global sales efforts. He will be actively involved in the company’s marketing efforts, strategic planning, new products and business development.

“Kent Nichols’ sales, marketing and international business development skills, combined with his expertise in the export markets of the Middle East, Latin America, Canadaand the Caribbean, will play a key role in our international expansion plans,” said Dominic DeConciliis, Bilco’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Nichols comes to Bilco with more than 19 years of experience within the building products industry. In his recent position, he served as Director of Original Equipment Manufacturer and Export Sales for Elkhart Products Corporation in Elkhart, Ind. Prior to that, Nichols held senior sales management positions with US Filter Corporation, CUNO, Incorporated, and the Robert Bosch Corporation. During his nine-year career with Bradley Corporation, where he began as Assistant Product Manager, Nichols worked as Product Manager, Eastern Regional Sales Manager and National Sales Manager.

For more than 80 years, The Bilco Company has been a building industry pioneer in the design and development of specialty access products. Over these years, the company has built a reputation among homeowners, builders, architects, and engineers for products that are unequaled in design and workmanship. Bilco – an ISO 9001 certified company – offers a line of egress window wells, basement doors, and commercial access products.

With headquarters in West Haven, Connecticut, Bilco has manufacturing facilities in Trumann,Arkansas, and Zanesville, Ohio, and an international network of sales offices, dealers, distributors, and representatives.

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