PGT Acquires Hurricane Window and Door Technologies’ Intellectual Property AssetsDecember 21st, 2010 by DWM Magazine
PGT Inc., based in N. Venice, Fla., has acquired the intellectual property assets of Hurricane Window and Door Technologies of Fort Myers, Fla., according to a company statement.
PGT had acquired the operating assets of The Hurricane Window and Door Factory and launched its PremierVue line of impact-resistant vinyl windows in August 2009. Through the latest acquisition, PGT acquired all of the intellectual property underlying the company’s PremierVue line of products, which were all specifically developed for the hurricane protection market.
“PGT’s core residential business continues to focus on the impact coastal markets. Meeting the most stringent structural requirements has always been in our company DNA, but we are also committed to producing products which are highly energy efficient,” says Rod Hershberger, president and chief executive officer.