Two new associates join Linetec’s operations team. Tim Sager has been named as director of operations, responsible for all finishing operations and facilities. Reporting to Sager, Luke Kroening also has joined as operations manager of paint production in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Headquartered in Wisconsin, Linetec is a brand of Apogee Enterprises and the nation’s largest finishing services provider for architectural aluminum products. Linetec offers a single source solution for paint coatings, anodize and specialty finishes, plus value-added services.

Tim Sager, Director of Operations
Reporting to vice president of operations, Scott Krueger, Sager brings nearly 20 years of manufacturing experience to his new role. For the last 10 years, he worked with Wausau Window and Wall Systems and most recently served as director of operations. His previous roles included engineering manager, field service manager and manufacturing manager.
Prior to moving to Wausau, Sager worked for Milwaukee-based company Johnson Controls as a manufacturing engineer at various site locations around the country. He earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Luke Kroening, Operations Manager of Paint Production
Drawing from 25 years of industry experience, Kroening manages paint production, application and operation. This includes liquid, powder, and specialty coatings such as textured terra cotta and spattercoat finishes for aluminum, and packaging and crating.
He and Sager previously worked together at Wausau Window and Wall Systems, where Kroening most recently served as the manufacturing manager.
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