Gene Chiappetta Joins Interlock USA as Regional Sales Manager, Northeastern U.S.

RENO, Nev. (Sep. 4, 2018) – Interlock USA, a full-service window and door hardware supplier based in Reno, Nevada, has hired Gene Chiappetta for the newly created position of regional sales manager serving the Northeast region of the United States, expanding its sales coverage and reach throughout the territory.

With over 20 years of experience in the fenestration industry, Chiappetta joins Interlock USA from the William Bonnell Company, and previously Ultra Fab, Royal Building Products and Truth Hardware, where he served in various key account management roles since 1999.  Gene has spent the majority of his career based out of Connecticut, where he has cultivated strong customer relationships along the East Coast and throughout New England area.

“We’re very excited to have Gene join our team,” said Axel Husen, president and CEO of Interlock USA. “His professionalism, strong industry relationships and extensive knowledge of hardware are exactly what we need to continue to provide our clients with superior customer service and direct access to our innovative hardware solutions in all territories.”

As regional sales manager, Gene will Service the Northeast region of the United States including CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT and eastern PA.  Angel Tuanama will continue overseeing the full East Coast Territory.

“Interlock USA is poised to be the leader in the fenestration industry because of their innovative hardware solutions, deep technical expertise, excellent customer service and the strategic backing of ASSA ABLOY,” says Chiappetta. “It’s a thrill to be joining such a strong and talented team.”

About Interlock USA

Interlock USA, Inc., an ASSA ABLOY Group company based in Reno, Nev., is one of North America’s leading window and door hardware manufacturers. The original inventor of the automatic sash lock system for vinyl windows, Interlock is known for working closely with window and door manufacturers to create innovative designs that differentiate their products from the competition. Interlock’s key competitive strengths as a distributor are technical support, application engineering, product management, distribution, logistics, product bundling and cross selling. For more information about Interlock products and services, visit