Posts Tagged ‘ Larson Manufacturing ’

Door and Window Companies Commemorate Veterans Day—Some With Donations, Others With Jobs

Nov 11th, 2021

With around 19 million veterans in the U.S., door and window companies pause each year to commemorate their service—some through jobs and skill-building programs, commemorative activities or donations. Others choose to lend a helping hand. Officials for Window World say their company regularly volunteers its corporate jet for Veterans Airlift Command, which provides free air […]

Fortune Brands Posts Strong Sales in 2020 and Predicts Continual Growth This Year

Feb 4th, 2021

Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc. reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 results this week. It’s good news for the company—and the housing market in general—with fourth quarter and full-year 2020 sales increasing approximately 13% and 6%, to $1.7 billion and $6.1 billion, respectively, year-over-year. Even better, the company, parent to both Therma-Tru and […]

Dale Larson and Larson Family Foundation Donate $30 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Jan 14th, 2021

Dale Larson, former CEO of Larson Manufacturing, has donated $30 million to Habitat for Humanity International. The donation, made through the Larson Family Foundation, will help further Habitat’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. According to Habitat for Humanity International, it is the largest single cash donation from an […]

Fortune Brands’ Acquisition of Larson Complete

Dec 15th, 2020

A month after the announcement dropped that Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., a home and security products company, was to acquire Larson Manufacturing, a brand of storm, screen and security doors, the transaction is now complete. Fortune Brands announced yesterday that Larson is now part of Fortune Brands’ Outdoors & Security segment. The company […]

Fortune Brands Expands to Acquire Larson

Nov 17th, 2020

Home and security products company Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Larson Manufacturing, the North American brand of storm, screen and security doors, for approximately $660 million. Larson also sells related outdoor living products including retractable screens and porch window, and the Fortune Brands announcement […]

Larson’s Storm Windows Receive AERC Certification for Energy Efficiency

Aug 19th, 2019

Larson Manufacturing recently earned the Attachment Energy Rating Council’s (AERC) certification for energy efficiency on its storm windows. The company’s storm windows also recently received Energy Star certification. An initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), AERC is an independent, third-party group of manufacturers and researchers that rate, certify and label the energy […]

Larson Manufacturing Named a Winner of the 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Awards

Mar 12th, 2013

Larson Manufacturing Company, a QlikTech customer, supplier of Business Intelligence software, was named a winner of QlikTech’s 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Awards (ML100). Through successful implementation of the software, Larson was recognized as an outstanding performer in the information leadership category. Winners in this category have gained significant business benefits by implementing enterprise process improvements […]

Larson Manufacturing Consolidates Plants in Iowa

Nov 22nd, 2011

Larson Manufacturing, based in Brookings, S.D., announced that it is consolidating its Iowa manufacturing operations into one facility. The company operates two facilities that are within 30 minutes of each other. Product lines and the majority of the employee base from the Clear Lake site will be integrated into the newer Lake Mills location, according […]

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