Posts Tagged ‘ PGT Industries ’

Numbers Up All Around at Association Meeting; European Standards Discussed

Feb 19th, 2015


The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual conference on Wednesday, and the consensus seems to be that numbers are up on a variety of fronts. In its opening general session earlier in the week, the association reported that it has gained 34 new members since its fall 2014 meeting. Thirty-one new documents […]

PGT Industries Awards 2014 Scholarship

Jun 25th, 2014

PGT Industries has awarded its “Talent for Tomorrow” scholarship to Katlyn Nau as part of its participation in the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Scholarship Partner Program. The award was announced during the 2014 AAMA National Summer Conference held June 1-4 in Indianapolis. The AAMA Scholarship Program offers families of employees of AAMA member companies […]

PGT Industries Names New President

May 12th, 2014

PGT Industries appointed Jeff Jackson, president and chief operations officer, effective June 1. Jackson, 48, succeeds Rod Hershberger, 57, who will remain in his roles as chairman of the PGT board of directors and CEO. “I am proud and excited that Jeff will succeed me as PGT’s president. This move supports our decision to make […]

PGT Reports Strongest First Quarter Since 2007

May 9th, 2014

PGT Inc. says it started off another year with strong growth when it announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 29, 2014. “We are starting off another year of strong top-line growth in sales, as we sold $62.7 million, up $13.2 million, or 26.6 percent, over first quarter of 2013,” says PGT’s […]

PGT Industries Selected to Barron’s 400 Index

Apr 7th, 2014

PGT Industries has been selected to the 2014 Barron’s 400 Index for the second consecutive semester. The measure of U.S. securities is made up of the 400 strongest and most promising stocks in North America, out of more than 6,000, that score the highest when evaluated against the rigorous and fundamentals-based criteria. “PGT Industries’ recognition […]

PGT Announces New Marketing Director

Mar 18th, 2014

PGT Industries announced that Danielle Mikesell has joined the Florida-based manufacturer as director of marketing. Mikesell comes to PGT with extensive marketing and sales experience in the building and consumer goods industries. “Danielle’s diverse skill set enables her to bring a strategic vision and focus to PGT,” says Todd Antonelli, PGT vice president of sales […]

CopyTele Enters Into License and Settlement Agreement with PGT Industries

Mar 11th, 2014

CopyTele Inc. (CTI), a company that protects the rights of inventors through patent monetization and patent assertion, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp., has entered into a license and settlement agreement with PGT Industries Inc. The settlement is in connection with CTI’s patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. In August 2013, DWM […]

PGT Glass Fabrication Expansion Could Bring New Opportunities

Jan 28th, 2014


Door and window maker PGT Industries took the first steps in greatly expanding its glass-cutting, tempering and laminating abilities when it recently broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant. Expected to be completed sometime later this year, the new 96,000-square foot facility will initially be used for glass processing, but PGT officials […]

PGT Announces New Sales Management Appointments

Jan 23rd, 2014

PGT Industries has announced that Doug Ferrante and Jamison Eige have joined the Florida-based manufacturer. Ferrante joins PGT in the newly formed position of national account sales manager responsible for all national accounts. Ferrante’s experience includes sales and business development, most recently with H.D. Smith and Cardinal Health. Eige joins PGT as regional sales manager […]

Going Public: What Does It Mean for the Industry?

Aug 12th, 2013

The recovery has prompted two window companies to approach the public market with their shares. In July, Associated Materials filed for a $100 million initial public offering (IPO). The Ply Gem IPO, in May of this year, was met with strong buyer interest. These moves lead many to wonder what this means for the door […]