Posts Tagged ‘ Ply Gem ’

Video: Halls are Packed and Products Wow at IBS Vegas

Jan 21st, 2015

The International Builders’ Show is back–the halls are full of attendees looking for the latest in home products–including doors and windows. Today’s video showcases three new products from major manufacturers. The show continues through Thursday. Stay tuned to for continued video coverage. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

M&A Activity Continues

Sep 18th, 2014

The brisk pace of M&A in the window and door industry continued in the past few months with three noteworthy acquisitions. At the end of July, PGT announced it would acquire CGI Windows. The $111 million value of the deal and the fact that it was funded in part with a new debt facility are […]

Ply Gem Sponsors Purdue University Net-Zero Home with Energy-Efficient Products

Sep 5th, 2014

Ply Gem is sponsoring the ReNEWW house, a Purdue University net-zero energy project, by providing windows, doors, siding and trim to the project. The purpose is to help the university reach its goal of making the 1920s craftsman-style home a net-zero housing unit for visiting graduate students. Lee Clark-Sellers, chief innovation officer at Ply Gem, […]

Ply Gem’s Second Quarter Results Show Growth

Aug 11th, 2014

Ply Gem Holdings Inc. released its financial results for the second quarter, which showed the company performing stronger than last year’s second-quarter. According to the press release, net sales increased by 11.2 percent from $41.1 million to $409.2 million compared to $368.1 million for the second quarter of 2013. “Our acquisitions of Gienow and Mitten, […]

Ply Gem Hires New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Window Division

Jul 15th, 2014

Ply Gem has appointed Eric Spence senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Ply Gem Windows group. The position is newly-created and is designed to expand Ply Gem Windows’ sales and marketing efforts, aligning the two functions under one common structure. Spence comes to Ply Gem from Empirical Sales Solutions LLC, where he […]

Ply Gem Opens Exterior Showroom in Cincinnati

Jun 9th, 2014

Ply Gem has partnered with Marsh Building Products to open an exterior showroom in Cincinnati for builders, remodelers, architects and homeowners. The Designed Exterior Showroom will open to the public on June 16. It is located at 715 E. Kemper Avenue, Loveland, Ohio. The Designed Exterior Showroom includes windows, siding, stone veneer, railing, trim, accents […]

Ply Gem Partners with Angie’s List

May 30th, 2014

Ply Gem invested in a national program with Angie’s List, the national consumer review service, to give contractors a competitive advantage in the home renovation marketplace. This partnership helps connect Ply Gem windows and siding contractors with consumers who are seeking reliable products and quality contractors. Specifically, Ply Gem officials say this partnership benefits contractors […]

Ply Gem Supports Appalachian State University’s Solar Decathlon Team

May 2nd, 2014

Cary, N.C.-based Ply Gem partnered with Appalachian State University, providing products for their Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 entry: Maison Reciprocity. Maison Reciprocity, or Reciprocity House, features the latest in energy-efficient, highly sustainable construction technologies. To enhance the project’s design and efficiency, Ply Gem, who has been working closely with the team since the build out […]

Best of the Builders’ Show

Feb 10th, 2014

In my annual tradition, here is my best of the International Builders’ Show which I attended last week in Las Vegas. The event drew more than 75,000 attendees and the mood was nothing but positive. Best way to encourage innovation: Ply Gem invited companies to its booth to introduce new technologies in front of a […]

Ply Gem Kicks Off Build Forward Program, Seeking Building Product and Technology Innovations

Nov 18th, 2013

Ply Gem has announced an initiative to give the best and brightest innovators, inventors, engineers and designers a chance to turn their innovations into reality with its new program called Ply Gem Build Forward. Applications are now open on Ply Gem is specifically seeking ideas for new materials, installation technologies and/or manufacturing processes to […]