Posts Tagged ‘ Ply Gem ’

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 www.build-forward.com. Ply Gem is specifically seeking ideas for new materials, installation technologies and/or manufacturing processes to [...]

Ply Gem Net Sales Grow in Second Quarter 2013

Aug 14th, 2013

Cary, N.C.-based Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. has announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 29, 2013. Ply Gem reports net sales for the second quarter as $368.2 million, which it says is higher than 2012 second quarter net sales of $307.3 million by 19.8 percent. Additionally, its second quarter acquisitions [...]

Ply Gem Holdings Inc. Announces Pricing of IPO

May 23rd, 2013

Ply Gem Holdings Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,789,474 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $21.00 per share. The company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,368,421 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The [...]

Ply Gem Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

May 14th, 2013

Ply Gem Holdings Inc. has announced the launch of its initial public offering of 15,789,474 shares of its common stock, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ply Gem anticipates granting underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,368,421 shares of common stock to cover [...]

Gienow Divested to Ply Gem

Apr 18th, 2013

VKR Holding announced that it closed a deal on April 9 in which its Canadian subsidiary Gienow, a vinyl window manufacturer in North America, was divested to Ply Gem Industries Inc. VKR Holding adds that it continues to maintain its presence in the North American door and window market through its involvement with the VELUX [...]

Ply Gem to Bring 145 Jobs to Fair Bluff

Apr 11th, 2013

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced this week that Ply Gem Industries will expand its operations in Columbus County. The company plans to create 145 jobs and invest $15.5 million over the next three years in Fair Bluff. Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual salaries for [...]

Ply Gem Windows to Add 200 Jobs

Oct 10th, 2012

Ply Gem Windows announced the addition of 200 jobs and a significant capital investment at its Rocky Mount, Va., manufacturing facility by the end of 2014, which the company attributes to an improvement in demand for the company’s products.  “The investment in the Rocky Mount facility will ensure the local community will benefit from our [...]

New York Family Wins Home Makeover Including New Doors and Windows

Aug 20th, 2012

The Peek family from Camillus, New York family won a home makeover in a contest that set out to find America’s “Homeliest Home.” The contest was sponsored by roofing manufacturer GAF, and the winners received a home makeover that included exterior building products, including patio doors and windows supplied by Ply Gem. Three winning families [...]

Ply Gem Reports 2011 Net Sales Increase; Decrease in Operating Income

Mar 20th, 2012

In announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011, Ply Gem Holdings reported a 3.9 percent increase in net sales for 2011, which were $1,034.9 million. This was$39.0 million higher than 2010 net sales, which were $995.9 million. Operating earnings for 2011 decreased by $11.9 million to $44.9 [...]