Posts Tagged ‘ Simonton Windows ’

The Building Products Segment Looks Attractive to Investors

Jun 25th, 2015

The building products segment is seeing merger and acquisition activity accelerate on the heels of improving market fundamentals, according to an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL). Growing investor appetite is broad-based, spanning both residential and commercial construction end markets, the release reads. According to BGL, the door and window industry is […]

Simonton Products to be Auctioned for American Cancer Society

Apr 30th, 2015

Ply Gem will auction off new Simonton patio doors windows to support the American Cancer Society on May 9 in Ellenboro, W.Va. The auction, which is open to the public, begins at 11 a.m. at the Simonton Windows manufacturing plant on Route 50 in Ellenboro. All items will be sold “as is,” without warranty. Windows […]

Fortune Brands Completes Sale of Simonton Windows

Sep 22nd, 2014

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. has completed the sale of Simonton Windows to Ply Gem Holdings Inc. The Simonton business was sold for approximately $130 million, or roughly 10 times 2014 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. The Simonton sale is expected to reduce Fortune Brands’ second half 2014 earnings per share from […]

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 […]

Simonton to Hold Contest to Grow Facebook Following

Jun 11th, 2014

Simonton Windows is holding a drawing for a $500 Visa gift card for consumers; the program is called “Patriotic Payday.” To enter, consumers must “like” the company on Facebook, and then complete an entry form (due July 4). The company will announce the results of the drawing on July 7 on its Facebook page.

Simonton Cyclists Gear Up for Sixth Annual Pelotonia

May 9th, 2014

SIM - Pic - Pelotonia 2013 - after

Simonton Windows is preparing once again to assist in the fight against cancer by participating in the sixth annual Pelotonia bike ride in Columbus, Ohio, August 8-10, 2014. This is the third year the Simonton team will participate in raising funds for cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital and […]

Simonton Windows Hosts 13th Annual “Relay for Life” Auction

May 2nd, 2014

On Saturday, May 10, Simonton Windows will host the 13th annual door and window auction to benefit the American Cancer Society. During the past 12 years the yearly charity fundraiser has generated more than $405,000 for the Relay for Life® fundraising efforts in Ritchie and Pleasant counties in West Virginia. Starting at 10 a.m. that […]

Passive Solar Home Heated for $2.50 a Day

Apr 14th, 2014

Seven years ago homeowner John Kosmer supervised the construction of his passive solar house in upstate New York. Since that time he’s averaged just $2.50 a day to heat his 4,000-square foot home. “Despite rising fuel costs and dropping outside temperatures, this house continues to perform remarkably,” says Kosmer. “This past winter has been especially […]

Industry Educates Regarding Window Safety Week

Apr 10th, 2014

This week, April 6-12, is National Window Safety Week, sponsored by the National Safety Council, and some in the industry are doing their part to educate homeowners regarding this important topic. Simonton Windows reminds parents to be extremely cautious with open windows in the home. “Adults can never be too vigilant when it comes to […]

Simonton Windows Offers New Master Consultant Sales Training

Apr 4th, 2014

Simonton Windows announced it now offers a free Master Consultant Sales Training course designed to strengthen in-home selling skills for remodelers and contractors. “This full-day course brings valuable tools and skills to anyone conducting in-home sales presentations to consumers,” says Doug DeLuca, national trainer with Simonton. “We’ll include a variety of role-playing customer scenarios plus […]