Video Podcast Episode 3


The journey of researching and developing a new product can be exciting, especially when it’s finally introduced to the market. But what goes into reaching that moment of unveiling? Deceuninck’s Jon Hauberg, director of product research and development, shares his insight on the subject.

Video Podcast Episode 2

Hosting the Belgian Ambassador

Being a Belgian-owned organization is part of our DNA. That is why it was a true pleasure to host Jean-Arthur Régibeau, the Belgian ambassador to the United States, at our facility for a closer look at our operations.

Video Podcast Episode 1

Investing in HR to Maximize Recruitment and Retention

Episode 1 of Leading InSight explores the significance of recruitment and employee retention and how a focused HR strategy will allow your organization to succeed, thrive, and grow.

Featured Blog

Behind the Scenes:
How R&D Drives Innovation

New products can elicit wide eyes and dropped jaws upon their introduction to the construction industry. What’s it take to get to that moment? Deceuninck’s Jon Hauberg shares his insight.

Read Blog
pouring into beaker science
guy talking at whiteboard
Featured Blog

Q&A: Materials Science 101

Joren sits down with the man behind the materials, Paul Adams, to discuss the formulas his team creates. Each one must meet multiple criteria, be respectful of the environment, and be recyclable at the end of their life cycle. As the backbone for millions of window and door systems, the formulations have to be right.

Read Blog
Featured Blog

Overcoming Systemic Change:
The Lessons of COVID

When COVID-19 reached peak crisis levels, it threw a wrench into nearly every organization’s plan for that year and beyond. See how we faced monumental organizational change and emerged even stronger with a greater emphasis on our people, recruitment, material science, operations, and more.

Read Blog
two workers covid tests
About Joren

Principled. Focused. Determined.

Joren Knockaert assumed the role of Deceuninck North America’s president and CEO in August 2020. Since then, Knockaert has led the organization through a 30% increase in manufacturing capacity and has overseen a top-to-bottom renaissance of company’s recruitment, hiring, and retention efforts. Prior to joining Deceuninck North America, Knockaert served as the vice president of operations for the largest flooring company in the world.

joren knockaert headshot president and ceo

Sign up for the Leading InSight eNewsletter.