Posts Tagged ‘ Ply Gem ’

Ply Gem’s Fourth-Quarter Earnings Tumble

Mar 12th, 2015


*+-Ply Gem Holdings’ acquisition of Simonton Windows last fall helped boost sales by 35 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, but costs associated with the deal were a drag on the company’s earnings. The Cary, N.C.-based manufacturer of doors, windows and siding reported a fourth-quarter loss of $12.5 million, or 18 cents per share. […]

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 […]