EVERLAM hires Peter Kater as Sales Development Manager in North America

[fa icon="calendar"] Mar 6, 2018 5:02:46 PM

 March 5, 2018 – EVERLAM announces the appointment of Peter Kater as Sales Development Manager, in charge of sales, market research and development of the PVB market in the US and Canada. Peter reports to Raimond Starmans, Global Business Director.

Peter is an architectural facade industry veteran with over fifteen years’ experience in the US, Asian and Australian architectural markets. An Engineer by training, Peter is an expert in architectural glass fabrication and in glass products. He has worked closely with architects, contractors, engineers and consultants on numerous landmark commercial, infrastructure and high-end residential projects. He also has a track record for international business development.

Raimond Starmans commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Peter to our team. He possesses a unique combination of product, sales and market development experience which makes him highly qualified for the product sales and business development role in North America. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Jim Howard for his great contribution in helping EVERLAM establish its presence in that market area.”

Peter Kater said: “I decided to join EVERLAM because the position uniquely combines the three key elements of my past experience – glass fabrication, architectural sales and façade engineering – into a single role. EVERLAM’s products are well positioned and supported for further market penetration and growth in North America. I am particularly looking forward to the challenge and opportunity presented by this large and diverse territory.”



EVERLAM is an innovative manufacturer of high-quality polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer for laminated architectural safety glass, dedicated to proposing high-value solutions, comprising quality products that are supported by outstanding technical expertise. Its portfolio includes EVERLAM™ CLEAR, EVERLAM™ WHITE and EVERLAM™ COLORED PVB interlayer, EVERLAM™ QUIET, its new acoustic offering and EVERLAM™ SUPER TOUGH, its stiff PVB film solution. EVERLAM™ PVB interlayer (formerly sold in Europe under the trademark Butacite®) is used by glass laminators worldwide to produce attractive, durable and high-performance architectural laminated glass products. The company’s commercial headquarters and technical center are located in Mechelen, Belgium. Its production plant is in Hamm Uentrop, Germany, where its PVB interlayer has been manufactured for over 25 years. All sites are ISO 9001 certified. EVERLAM was spun out of DuPont in 2014 and is wholly owned by GVC Holdings, a growth equity investment company specializing in the chemicals industry. For more, please visit

Media contact: Helene Maury-Parker –– Phone: +32 498 165 001.

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