CRL-U.S. Aluminum Appoints Doug DeRusha and Walt Kustra as Regional Sales Directors

Leading Architectural Systems Manufacturer Strengthens its Management Team to Support Growth Initiatives

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 10, 2017 - CRL-U.S. Aluminum is proud to announce the appointment of Doug DeRusha and Walt Kustra as Regional Sales Directors. As the company expands its North American operations, it appoints key leadership personnel to support this growth and provide comprehensive service and technical support to customers and architects.


Doug has been with CRL-U.S. Aluminum for over 30 years. Throughout his career, he has served in various sales and management roles, specializing in architectural hardware, glass railings, storefronts, curtain walls, and frameless shower doors. Doug will oversee the company’s East Coast sales team.

Doug DeRusha

Walt has been in the glazing industry for more than 30 years. He began with Somaca and joined CRL-U.S. Aluminum when they acquired the company. Walt started in outside sales then moved into a sales management position. His area of expertise is business development across multiple product categories spanning glass fabrication equipment, glazing supplies, and architectural hardware. Walt will oversee the company’s Midwest sales team.

Walt Kustra

In their new positions as Regional Sales Directors, Doug and Walt will focus on developing new business in some of CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s busiest markets. They will supervise their respective sales teams and uphold the company’s commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

“Doug and Walt’s extensive experience and contributions made them clear choices for Regional Sales Directors,” said Paul Daniels, Senior Vice President of Sales. “I am confident they will excel in their new positions and significantly enhance the customer experience while advancing the company’s growth initiatives.”

CRL-U.S. Aluminum is a leading manufacturer and supplier of architectural glazing systems. Its product offerings include curtain walls, storefronts, entrance systems, frameless shower door hardware, glass railing systems, and glazing tools and supplies. For more information, call (800) 421-6144 or email You may also visit

About CRL-U.S. Aluminum
CRL-U.S. Aluminum is a premier manufacturer and distributor of glazing systems with over 60 years of experience in the industry. The company is a leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, construction, and automotive industries, with service centers located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. With rapid customization capabilities, robust stock inventories, and a worldwide distribution network, CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s single-source model delivers one of the shortest lead times in the marketplace. For more information, call (800) 421-6144 or email Glaziers may also visit Architects and specifiers, visit


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