PGT Inc. put together solid earnings in the first quarter of 2015.

The North Venice, Fla.-based company reported earnings per share of 14 cents on Wednesday, which exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. According to Yahoo Finance, Zacks Investment Research anticipated earnings of 11 cents per share.

PGT’s net income for the quarter was $6.7 million, compared to $3.4 million in the first quarter of 2014. The maker of impact-resistant doors and windows for the residential market posted net sales of $95.3 million, a 51.9 percent increase from the previous year. The company said that figure included 31.4 percent from organic growth and 20.5 percent growth from PGT’s acquisition of CGI, which was completed in September 2014.

New infrastructure and workforce investments are also paying off, according to PGT CEO Rod Hershberger.

“Our new, state-of-the-art glass processing facility is operating as planned and has helped us keep pace with the increased demand for our products by increasing our overall glass capacity by 25 percent since production began,” Hershberger said in a statement.  “Our new insulating line is up and running, and we are looking forward to the completion of the second phase of the glass plant expansion, which we anticipate will be in the third quarter of 2015, when we add additional glass laminating equipment to the facility. As a result of the increased demand, we have expanded our workforce to over 2,000 employees for the first time since 2007.”

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