Posts Tagged ‘ PGT Industries ’

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 […]

PGT Announces $20 Million Share Buyback Program

Nov 19th, 2012

PGT Inc., based in Venice, Fla., announced that its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to $20 million of its outstanding shares of common stock through December 31, 2013. “Based on our confidence in PGT’s strategy to generate strong, consistent cash flow and long-term profitable growth, we believe repurchasing our shares is currently […]

PGT Reports Substantial Improvement in Third Quarter

Nov 1st, 2012

PGT Inc., based in Venice, Fla., announced financial results for its third quarter and bright spots included a “substantial improvement” in net income and 4 percent growth in sales of the company’s WinGuard line. “In the third quarter of 2012, we posted net income of $2.7 million, which was a substantial improvement compared to a […]

PGT Reports Sales Increase for 2012 Second Quarter

Aug 3rd, 2012

PGT Inc. reported that for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 net sales were $46.5 million, an increase of $1.3 million, or 2.9 percent compared to the second quarter of 2011. Gross margin was 35.5 percent, an increase from the second quarter of 2011 gross margin of 19.9 percent, though the company noted that […]

PGT Industries Wins Arthur Rutenberg’s Best Customer Service Award

Jul 17th, 2012

PGT Industries announced it has received the Best Customer Service Award from Arthur Rutenberg Homes. The award was presented by Ed Brown, vice president of purchasing and construction of Arthur Rutenberg Homes. According to the company, to earn this achievement, it spent time with the builders who were incorporating the its Series 470 vinyl sliding […]