Posts Tagged ‘ PGT Innovations ’

PGT Poised to Meet Impact-Resistant Window Demand in Florida

May 9th, 2022

Jeff Jackson, president and CEO of PGT Innovations in Florida, says the Sunshine State’s new tax exemption for impact-resistant windows has numerous benefits for Floridians, from safety to cost savings. Jackson says the timing of the legislation is perfect for both homeowners and manufacturers, as it comes with the onset of hurricane season while also […]

PGT Innovations Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers List

Feb 28th, 2022

PGT Innovations reports it was recently named to Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers list. The complete list featured 1,000 organizations, including 500 large employers and 500 midsize employers. PGT Innovations was one of 28 companies in the engineering/manufacturing category, and the company ranked at No. 53 overall on the list of 500 midsize employers. To […]

PGT Innovations Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for On-Site Training Center Named after Past Team Member

Feb 8th, 2022

PGT Innovations recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Coopey World, its on-site training center for new hires and local students. The Venice-based company named the center after the late George Coopey, a longtime leader and team member who started the organization’s first hands-on training program back in the 1990s. “We named Coopey World after George […]

PGT Innovations Launches New Training Program for Sarasota County Students

Jan 27th, 2022

PGT Innovations is working to find solutions to the skilled labor shortage by partnering with Sarasota County Schools to offer a new program called Pathway to PGTI. “I often say we’re not just a window and door company, we’re an innovation company; when we see a problem, we innovate a solution,” said Jeff Jackson, PGT […]

PGT Innovations Named a Best Small-Cap Company by Forbes for Second Year

Jan 20th, 2022

PGT Innovations was recently named to Forbes’ latest list of Best Small-Cap Companies for the second year in a row. The complete list includes 100 U.S. companies across a number of industry categories. This year, PGT Innovations was ranked number 79, an improvement from last year’s rank of 87. The manufacturer was one of two […]

Window and Door Companies Weigh in on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Vaccine Mandate

Jan 14th, 2022

Some companies and organizations in the glass and fenestration industry may have breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled to block an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule mandating businesses with at least 100 employees require workers to be vaccinated or get tested weekly and wear a mask. In Minnesota, […]

PGT Innovations appoints John Kunz as Chief Financial Officer

Jan 11th, 2022

PGT Innovations Inc. has announced the appointment of John E. Kunz to senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective January 17, 2022. Kunz has more than 25 years of experience in accounting, treasury, international finance and business. In his new role, he will lead the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, financial reporting […]

PGTI Implements Strategies That are Paying Off

Nov 15th, 2021

PGT Innovations Inc., announced financial results for its third quarter ended October 2, 2021, and president and CEO Jeff Jackson reports that measures put into place are having an impact. Net sales increased 26 percent, to $300 million and gross profit increased 20 percent, to $104 million. “Our ongoing efforts to increase manufacturing capacity have […]

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 […]

What’s the Problem? Industry Companies Continue to Grapple with Supply and Labor Issues

Oct 8th, 2021

The ongoing pandemic and strengthening delta variant continue to be major factors impacting industry. That’s according to the fourth in a series of Construction Inflation Alerts from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) this year, as the association seeks to inform project owners, government officials and the public about cost increases and supply-chain disruptions. […]

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