Posts Tagged ‘ Ply Gem ’

Ply Gem “Refreshes” Great Lakes Window Brand

Feb 11th, 2016

Ply Gem has completely updated its Great Lakes Window brand with a new consumer-facing website (, new dealer sales tools and support programs, and new product lines that will be unveiled this year. The Great Lakes Window brand launched in 1981. Ply Gem first acquired the company in 1986. Among the changes to the Great Lakes brand: • An updated […]

The Best of the Builders’ Show

Jan 22nd, 2016

Another International Builders’ Show is in the books, and many people hearkened back to the “good old days” to describe the show. You know, back in the day when housing starts were well more than a million and business was good all around. As new-home construction continues to climb toward that million mark, the aisles […]

Builders’ Show Day One: Checking in with Some Top Companies

Jan 19th, 2016

DWM’s first day of Builders’ show video coverage starts off with products from two major door manufacturers. We also caught up with Marvin and PlyGem about their latest news and innovations. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Ply Gem Sales Climb in Third Quarter

Nov 9th, 2015

Thanks to several recent high-profile acquisitions, Ply Gem’s net sales rose 21 percent to $530.9 million in the third quarter of 2015. The company ‘s earnings per share of 60 cents beat analysts’ estimates of 57 cents per share. Net sales in Ply Gem’s U.S. businesses increased $115.9 million, or 32.9 percent. In Canada, sales decreased $22.9 million, or 26.9 percent. […]

Ply Gem Enjoys a Solid Second Quarter

Aug 11th, 2015

Ply Gem’s second-quarter earnings exceeded Wall Street’s estimates by a wide margin. The company reported earnings per share on Monday of 49 cents, compared with 14 cents per share in the second quarter of 2014. Most analysts predicted earnings of around 33 cents per share, according to Sleek Money. Net sales increased $93.1 million, or […]

Look for the Ply Gem Label on Fox TV’s “Home Free”

Jul 21st, 2015

Ply Gem is providing windows, patio doors, siding, stone veneer, trim and accessories for the eight-episode Fox home renovation competition series Home Free. Hosted by professional contractor Mike Holmes (Holmes on Homes), Home Free premieres Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT and follows nine couples who are challenged to revive one run-down home every week. “As […]

Ply Gem Suffers First-Quarter Losses

May 7th, 2015


The recent harsh winter helped drive Ply Gem Holdings Inc. to a first-quarter loss of $48.9 million.  The company posted a loss of 53 cents per share, which was more than Wall Street analysts expected. Yahoo Finance reported that Zacks Investment Research predicted a loss of 38 cents per share. Ply Gem reported sales of […]

Ply Gem Mira Premium Impact Series Bi-Parting Door

May 4th, 2015

Ply Gem Windows’ new Mira Premium Impact Series Bi-Parting door is available in sizes up to 12 feet wide, which provides up to six feet of horizontal space when open. The cascading bi-parting  patio doors simulate the look of a glass wall with added storm protection, according to the company. The doors come equipped with […]

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.