Get to Know the Arcitell Team
Mr. Adams holds an MBA from West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics and received his undergraduate degree from Shepherd University. Mr. Adams has worked for the Belden Brick Company and its sister company Redland Brick Inc. for 20 years in a number of capacities including Plant Manager, Chief Information Officer, President and CEO of Redland Brick Inc. In addition, Mr. Adams has been a licensed contractor since 1989 in the state of West Virginia owning his own firm, Adams Construction, LLC.
Successful firms solve customer problems.
Market disruptions are caused by many factors and chief among them is technology. Arcitell was formed to solve customer problems like construction labor shortages, installation speed, material fire hazards, jobsite constraints, and desire for authentic aesthetics. Our technology allows us to offer solutions to these problems and presents a unique opportunity for construction professionals to leverage the rapid development of construction technologies which are dramatically reshaping the traditional design to build cycle. Our company wasn't formed for the last 100 years of construction, but for the next 100.
Mr. Whalley has been involved in heavy clay manufacturing for more than 30 years. His career spans 2 continents. Mr. Whalley has held a wide variety of positions in manufacturing and was classically trained as a technician for manufacturing operations. Mr. Whalley has worked for Redland Brick for 27 years in a number of capacities and has served as the Director of Manufacturing for 19 years. During Mr. Whalley's tenure at Redland Brick, he was responsible for the design and construction of a $27 million plant, acquisition and integration of two manufacturing operations and countless plant upgrades.
From an operations point of view, the Arcitell technology is an opportunity to manufacture products that are indistinguishable from the source materials. The level of detail is unparalleled, from the minute textures of the brick faces to the beautiful wood grains of cedar shingles, the Arcitell technology enables our production process to faithfully replicate any of the surfaces in our line up. We have the ability to automate most of the process to ensure a consistent and high level of quality and performance that our customers will appreciate.
Ben Skoog joined Arcitell in early 2018 to lead commercialization efforts. Mr. Skoog worked primarily in the siding business for LP Building Products for 15 years. Mr. Skoog held a variety of marketing and management positions including Director of Business Marketing for the siding group and Vice President of growth and innovation leading the efforts to launch new products and develop new markets for the company. Mr. Skoog's work in the building materials industry includes sales and marketing roles at Universal Forest Products and CertainTeed Corporation. Mr. Skoog earned a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Mr. Skoog pursued MBA studies at Villanova University and Garden Valley State University. In addition, he is a graduate of the Scarlett Leadership institute, Center for Creative Leadership, Mahler School of Executive Leadership, Kellogg School of Management, and Blanchard Companies.
In an industry where inefficiency and tradeoffs are an accepted condition, Arcitell strives to bring the best in product, service, and business practice to the market. Arcitell focuses on simplifying the building process and being an easy to do business with supplier. Arcitell addresses some of the most pressing challenges in the industry such as the chronic shortage of skilled labor through innovations in materials and product design. We focus on what brings value to the market, not just continuation of traditions and outdated business models. Builders, Remodelers, Architects, Consumers and those who serve these groups will appreciate the streamlined processes and straight forward approach to not only making building and remodeling easier but also delivering higher performing structures. Innovation comes in many ways and Arcitell aspires to capture it in materials, design, manufacturing, delivery, and support.