Posts Tagged ‘ Soft-Lite ’

Soft-Lite Wins Evolution of Manufacturing Award

Mar 8th, 2017

Soft‐Lite Windows has been named a 2017 Evolution of Manufacturing Award honoree by Smart Business magazine “We at Soft‐Lite are honored to be recognized with an Evolution of Manufacturing Award,” said Tyson Schwartz, chief sales and marketing officer. “We strive to continually improve upon our products and services to ensure that we are providing our […]

Soft-Lite Expands its Measure and Install Division

Feb 22nd, 2017

Soft‐Lite Windows is expanding its Measure & Install (M&I) division by opening operations in two new areas, as well as expanding several existing M&I locations. Soft‐Lite will be basing its new western Pennsylvania M&I division in Monroeville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The company’s second new M&I facility will be based in eastern Pennsylvania, in King of […]

Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2016

Dec 29th, 2016

It’s been another busy year in the door and window industry, with lawsuits, plant takeovers and hilarious celebrity encounters generating headlines. With that in mind, here are the stories that saw the most web traffic on DWM in 2016. 1. Simonton Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit A story from late October focused on a class-action lawsuit […]

Soft-Lite Windows Sold to Harvey Building Products

Dec 19th, 2016

Harvey Building Products, based in Waltham, Mass., has acquired Soft-Lite Windows, headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio. Both companies manufacture windows, while Harvey also distributes siding, roofing, decking and many other building materials. “We are very excited about our purchase of Soft- Lite,” said Jim Barreira, CEO of Harvey Building Products. “The company is well run and […]

Beyonce, Jay Z and a Soft-Lite Salesman Go to a Basketball Game …

Jun 18th, 2016

Steve Cespedes, a sales manager at Soft-Lite Windows in Ohio, recently had a funny run-in with one of the world’s biggest celebrities — and it briefly went viral on social media. During Thursday’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, a photographer snapped pop superstar Beyonce […]

Soft-Lite Earns Major Energy Star Recognition

Mar 28th, 2016

Soft-Lite Windows has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a winner of the 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued superior energy efficiency achievements. This is the third consecutive year that Soft-Lite has achieved Partner of the Year recognition from Energy Star, moving the company up to […]

Paragon Windows Names New Executive Vice President

Mar 2nd, 2016

Paragon Windows & Doors, formerly THV (True Home Value), has appointed Charles “Larry” Smith as its new executive vice president. In his new position, Smith will be responsible for expanding sales and customer relationships within Paragon’s existing network of dealers and distributors, as well as adding new dealers to that network. Smith has more than 20 […]

Bonney Returns to Soft-Lite as Vice President of Operations

Dec 16th, 2015

Soft-Lite Windows has re-appointed Rich Bonney as its vice president of operations, a position he held with the company from 2000-2006. Bonney will oversee several departments, including production, shipping and engineering. Bonney spent the past nine years as lean manufacturing manager for Guardian Industries. In this position, he traveled around the world improving manufacturing operations to excel using lean methodologies..  

Soft-Lite Affiliate to Acquire THV Holdings

Nov 12th, 2015

PTHV Acquisition, an affiliate of Soft-Lite, based in Streetsboro, Ohio,  intends to acquire the assets and product lines of THV Holdings, located in Louisville, Ky. THV filed a Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy case in July. PTHV reached an agreement in principle to acquire the assets of THV. “We are very excited about this acquisition and what […]

Soft-Lite Partners with FlexScreen

Sep 9th, 2015

Soft-Lite Windows of Streetsboro, Ohio, has announced that it will use FlexScreen flexible window screens in its product line starting this month. “Soft-Lite is constantly evolving; we are dedicated to continuously improving and introducing cutting-edge, new products and options so that we, as well as our dealers and distributors, can remain at the forefront of the industry’” said Tyson […]

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