Posts Tagged ‘ PGT Industries ’

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 [...]

PGT’s Net Income More Than Doubles From a Year Ago

Aug 1st, 2013

PGT Inc. enjoyed a banner second-quarter, reporting a profit more than double that from a year ago and sales that rose to their highest levels since the first quarter of 2007, thanks in small part to two new commercial window systems introduced this year. The Venice, Fla.-based maker of hurricane-resistant doors and windows netted an [...]

PGT Adds Vice President

Jul 31st, 2013

PGT Industries has promoted Brad West to vice president and controller. In this new role, West will oversee PGT’s accounting and finance departments, as well as its risk management function. He reports directly to executive vice president of operations and chief financial officer Jeff Jackson, and is a member of the company’s executive management team. [...]

PGT Product Now in Menards

Jul 23rd, 2013


PGT Industries, supplier of residential impact-resistant doors and windows, will sell its Eze-Breeze® product line, a porch and patio enclosure system, at Menards® stores across the Midwest. “Having our product at Menards is a great opportunity,” says Debbie LaPinska, vice president of customer relations for PGT. “The family-owned company is known for its high-quality customer [...]

AAMA Puts Innovation on Display

Feb 26th, 2013

From left: Thiret, Garries, Hershberger and Tucker

Robert Tucker, author of “Innovation is Everybody’s Business,” addressed members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) yesterday about fostering innovation at their businesses. But he didn’t stop there—he talked to window companies about how they put these innovative principles into practice. After his keynote address, Tucker began the Intelligent Talk Show, during which he [...]