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April 4, 2014

N. VENICE, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), has been selected to the 2014 Barron’s 400 Index for the second consecutive semester. The innovative measure of U.S. securities is made up of the 400 strongest and most promising stocks in North America, out of more than 6,000, that score the highest when evaluated against the...

March 17, 2014

PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today that Danielle Mikesell has joined the Florida based manufacturer as Director of Marketing. Mikesell comes to PGT with extensive marketing and sales experience in the building and consumer goods industries.

“Danielle’s diverse skill set enables her to bring a strategic vision and focus to PGT,” said Todd Antonelli, PGT Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “...

February 20, 2014

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors is pleased to announce that Dean Ruark, PGT Code Compliance Manager has received the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) Residential Products Group Distinguished Service Award at the 77th Annual Conference Awards Banquet held in Orlando, FL. This award is presented to an individual who accomplishes formative work on...

January 27, 2014

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today it will introduce a new Vinyl French Door at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas on February 4, 2014, Booth C3012. This product saves on energy costs with its highly insulating frame and panel construction and various energy efficient glass choices. It offers the aesthetics of a traditional wood door without the...

January 22, 2014

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today that Doug Ferrante and Jamison Eige have joined the Florida based manufacturer.

Mr. Ferrante joins PGT in the newly formed position of National Account Sales Manager responsible for all National Accounts. Ferrante’s experience includes sales and business development, most recently with H.D. Smith and Cardinal Health. Mr. Eige...

January 10, 2014

N. Venice, FL –  PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant on Thursday, January 9, 2014. The 96,000 square foot facility will allow PGT to expand its current glass cutting, tempering and laminating processes and more effectively control the quality of glass being used in its products.

While the facility will initially be used for glass...

December 18, 2013

N. Venice, FL– December 18, 2013 – (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI), the leading U.S. manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors (the "Company" or "PGT"), today announced that JLL Partners, Fund IV, L.P. (“JLL”), the Company's majority stockholder since January 2004, distributed approximately 6,300,000 shares of the Company's common stock to its partners and no longer holds any of the Company’s common stock.

"JLL's...

December 4, 2013

N. Venice, FL –  PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of impact-resistant windows and doors, donated $5,000 to Sarasota County’s Children First as its year-end contribution to the organization. PGT embraced the local non-profit at the start of 2013 and has supported its efforts throughout the year with service work, fundraising, a classroom sponsorship, and the December donation.

Earlier in the year, 35 PGT employees spent a day completing...

July 31, 2013

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the promotion of Brad West to Vice President and Controller. In this new role, West oversees PGT’s Accounting and Finance departments, as well as its Risk Management function. He reports directly to Executive Vice President of Operations and CFO, Jeff Jackson, and is a member of the company’s executive management team.

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July 22, 2013

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, will sell its PGT® Eze-Breeze® products at Menards...

June 25, 2013

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, is pleased to confirm its partnership with Pulte Group, whose national brand portfolio includes Pulte Homes, Centex, DiVosta and Del Webb. All communities in South Florida will feature PGT windows and doors, including products from PGT’s impact-resistant WinGuard...

February 13, 2013

N. Venice, FL – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today the introduction of a new entry door and window system for its Architectural Systems product line. Developed for use in high design pressure applications, this commercial grade system provides the ultimate in impact-resistance and water intrusion...

February 11, 2013

N. Venice, FL (PRWEB) PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, unveiled a new state-of–the-art website as part of a major launch to support its distributors and consumers. The website,...

May 2, 2012

Todd Antonelli to lead Sales and Marketing
N. Venice, FL – May 2, 2012 – PGT Industries ((NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today that Todd Antonelli has joined the Florida-based manufacturer as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Antonelli comes to PGT frrom Masco Corporation where he most recently was Director of Sales for Masco Cabinetry.

“Todd’s skill and experience positions PGT...

April 22, 2012

(Venice, Florida)—PGT Industries (www.pgtindustries.com), the nation’s leading supplier of impact-resistant windows, is helping to recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month by raising funds and collecting children’s clothing to benefit the Child Protection Center (www.cpcsarasota.org). To raise funds, PGT will be having an employee chili cook off on March 22 and a bake sale on April 19. In...

April 1, 2012

(Venice, Florida)—PGT Industries (www.pgtindustries.com), the nation’s leading supplier of impact-resistant windows, is proud to be a top sponsor of the 3rd Annual Suncoast BBQ Bash (www.suncoastbbqbash.com) to benefit the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children. One of only four businesses to be honored as a “Top Hawg” sponsor, PGT staff volunteers will greet patrons, coordinate raffles and wave...

September 7, 2011

N. Venice, FL – September 7, 2011 – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential-impact resistant windows and doors was presented with Window & Door’s 2011 Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Door. It’s the second consecutive year that PGT has received the award in the category.

The vinyl PremierVue™ SGD 2770 / 2870 and the WinGuard® 570 feature up to eight panels on four tracks offering up to 40 foot panoramic views....

May 16, 2011

N. Venice, FL– May 16 , 2011 Despite the fact that Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast nearly six years ago, New Orleans is still in th e process off rebuilding devastated neighborhoods and providing homes to affected families. PGT Industries, the nation’s largest supplied r of impact-resistant windows, is doing its part in the continued recovery effort.

In May, a group of PGT employees will go to New Orleans to volunteer for AEC Cares – project NOLA. The outreach...

March 31, 2011

N. Venice, FL– March 31, 2011  PGT Industries, the nation’s leading supplier of i mpact-resisttant windows and doors, will donate all of the windows for a brand-new duplex villa in Nokomis’ Garden Park, a neighborhood conceived and developed by Habitat for Humanity of South Sarasota County to provide affordable and decent housing to local residents in need. What’s more, an all-female team of PGT employees will be on hand to help install...

December 18, 2010

Intellectual Property underlying PGT’s market-leading PremierVue™ energy efficient, impact rated vinyl windows and doors
N. VENICE, FL – December 18, 2010 –PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property assets of Hurricane Window and Door Technologies of Fort Myers, FL. As previously announced in August 2009, PGT acquired the...

September 7, 2010

New Door Design Selected for its Versatility
N. Venice, FL– September 7, 2010 – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors was honored with Window & Door’s 2010 Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Door.

The WinGuard® SGD 770 and the PGT Aluminum SGD 670 sliding glass doors are unique because of their interchangeable and reversible panel interlocks which allow for easy...

July 28, 2010

N. Venice, FL– July 28, 2010 – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation's leading providers of custom windows and doors, and the nation’s leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, has received the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Saver award for achieving more than 7.5% total energy savings.

"PGT is committed to driving down the energy consumption in our manufacturing facilities," said Rod Hershberger, PGT President and CEO. "...

April 21, 2010

Highly Insulating Windows Provide Superior Energy Efficiency and Noise Reduction
N. Venice, FL– April 21, 2010 – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation's leading providers of custom windows and doors, and the nation’s leading supplier of residential impactresistant windows and doors, today announced the development of the first impact-resistant windows having a U-factor of less than 0.22, thus satisfying the requirements of the Department of Energy (...

February 15, 2010

N. VENICE, FLA. – February 15, 2010 – PGT Industries (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of custom windows and doors, will be honored with the World Vision Humanitarian Award for its years of donations to families in need and for the Company’s dedication to communities across the United States. The Award will be presented on February 16 at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Annual Conference in Palm Desert, CA.

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January 7, 2010

N. VENICE, FLA. – January 7, 2010 – PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the promotion of Monte Burns to Vice President of North Carolina Operations. In this role, Monte will oversee all operations in PGT’s Salisbury, NC plant, including manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and the company’s inventory to ensure that product supply effectively meets customer demand. He will...

January 4, 2010

N. VENICE, FLA. – January 4, 2010 – PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI) today announced the launch of its newest line of vinyl windows: the 2200 Series. Designed for replacement, remodeling and new construction projects, the 2200 Series features energy efficient windows that qualify for federal tax credits, come with ENERGY STAR® ratings, and offer unsurpassed wood-like beauty. The series will be available for order January 4, 2010.

“The 2200 Series meets the demand for...

January 4, 2010

N. VENICE, FLA. – January 4, 2010 – PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the launch of its newest product line: PremierVue™. Developed with the discerning customer in mind, PremierVue is a highly-rated vinyl impact product line that provides hurricane protection, energy efficiency and also qualifies for federal tax credits.

“PremierVue is our answer to the market demand...

November 30, 2009

HISTORIC RINGLING MUSEUM SELECTS PGT WINGUARD WINDOWS FOR RESTORATION PROJECT

N. VENICE, Fla. – November 30, 2009 – When the Ringling Museum needed to replace its historic Gatekeeper’s Cottage windows as part of a major restoration project, it chose PGT WinGuard, the nation’s leading brand of impact-resistant windows and doors.

"Our team of experts wants to maintain the historical integrity of the Ringling Museum’s Guest Cottage while ensuring that it meets...

October 8, 2009

PGT UNIVERSITY TRAINER CERTIFIED AS LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE

N. VENICE, FLA. – October 8, 2009PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced PGT University Trainer Deb Bell has been certified as a...

September 29, 2009

PGT EXPANDS WINDOW OPTIONS THAT QUALIFY FOR FEDERAL ENERGY TAX CREDIT

N. VENICE, FLA. – September 29, 2009 – PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced it has expanded its portfolio of products that qualify for the federal tax credit under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Qualifying products include PGT Vinyl Series 400, WinGuard® Vinyl...

August 18, 2009

Products to significantly expand PGT capabilities in the growing market for energy efficient, impact rated vinyl windows and doors
N. VENICE, FLA. – August 18, 2009 –PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the acquisition of the operating assets of Hurricane Window and Door Factory of Fort Myers, FL. Hurricane Window and Door Factory designed and manufactures The...

July 30, 2009

VENICE, Fla, July 30, 2009PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI) and one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of custom windows and doors, will unveil the Aluminum Sliding Glass Door Series 670 and WinGuard® Impact-Resistant 770 at the 2009 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) July 30-August 1 in Orlando, Fla. at Booth #1459. PGT will also introduce the Class II clear anodize frame finish option...

July 20, 2009

Know the facts about hurricane home protection products before you buy
VENICE, Fla, July 20, 2009 – Is it worth taking a risk when your family’s safety is on the line? Recently, media outlets have been reporting a noticeable increase of dealers selling unproven or unsafe hurricane protection products to unknowing consumers in Florida. Although many of these products can be installed as do-it-yourself projects, and allow consumers to avoid the hassles of...

June 11, 2009

Program designed to help teachers bring real-world learning into the classroom
VENICE, Fla., June 11, 2009 – School may be out for students across the state of Florida, but not for teachers at Suncoast Polytechnical High School (SPHS) in Sarasota.

PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), and one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of custom windows and doors, hosted a group of teachers from SPHS this week to help them...

April 29, 2009

VENICE, Fla., April 29, 2009 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), and one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of custom windows and doors, donated surplus product to the World Vision Storehouse, in support of children and families in need across America. The PGT Windows, among other donated building products, were used to rebuild the home of a West Virginia family, the Boylards, after it was destroyed by fire.

“PGT is proud to...

April 22, 2009

1950’s era building to become state-of-the-art LEED® certified facility 

MIAMI and VENICE, Fla., April 22, 2009 – In celebration of Earth Day, PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), announced today that it will partner with L.E.E.D. Depot in its flagship project, the “Greening of Chamber South.”

PGT takes pride in its energy-efficient windows and we are excited to be participating in such an ambitious project,”...

March 2, 2009

Optional Packages Reduce Outside Noise And Increase Burglar Resistance
VENICE, Fla., March 2, 2009 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), has unveiled the SpectraGuard™ 2300 Series, its new line of vinyl windows for the replacement window market. This line is designed with the latest in energy-efficient technology to deliver a money-saving window to consumers. In addition, select SpectraGuard windows qualify for the recent tax...

February 19, 2009

Performance Results to Expand Market Reach of PGT Vinyl Products
VENICE, Fla., February 19, 2009 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), was recently awarded two Notices of Acceptance (NOAs) by the Miami- Dade County Product Control Division and the Board of Rules and Appeals (BORA) for two WinGuard® Vinyl products. This is the first time PGT has applied for a Miami-Dade County NOA for its WinGuard Vinyl products. The approvals...

October 27, 2008

Enclos Corp. Awards PGT / ASI the Fabrication, Assembly and Delivery Contracts
VENICE, Fla., October 27, 2008 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), and ASI LIMITED today announce that Enclos Corp. awards their joint venture the unitized curtain wall fabrication, assembly and delivery contracts for both the Met 2 and the 1450 BRICKELL building towers in Miami, FL. The curtain wall product achieved a historic product...

October 24, 2008

VENICE, Fla., Oct. 24, 2008 – Granite counter tops, mosaic tiles, remodeled bathrooms… what does it take to sell a home these days? Impact-resistant windows and doors rank high on home buyers’ lists, according to real estate experts in South Florida.

Ashley Cusack of Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell, Inc. Realtors in Miami said more and more of her clients are looking for homes with impact-resistant windows and doors because of the peace of mind they provide during the...

October 7, 2008

VENICE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2008 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), is now offering Arizona Beige, Pebble Khaki and Venetian Bronze frame colors on its WinGuard® Aluminum and non-impact Aluminum series 780 and 680 sliding glass doors. These doors are ideal for custom and semi-custom homes, where opening up a home to spectacular views is a priority. Builders will welcome the opportunity to create a signature look for their homes with the...

August 25, 2008

Pre-Assembled Windows and Doors Improve Quality; Save Installer Time and Resources

VENICE, Fla., August 25, 2008 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), announced today the introduction of three new impact-resistant door and window products for its Architectural Systems product line. Designed for commercial and residential high rise applications, these include the new Storefront 3500 Series, consisting of a commercial...

July 24, 2008

- Visit PGT at SEBC Booth #1753 To View Its Latest Products -
VENICE, Fla., July 24, 2008 – PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), will showcase the WinGuard Corner Meet sliding glass door and the Doors in Motion automatic opening and closing feature at the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) in Orlando from July 30 – Aug. 2 2008. The Corner Meet door is offered with a wide variety of finish choices. There are three new choices...

March 18, 2008

-- Partnership Underscores Strength in PGT’s Growing Commercial Business --

VENICE, Fla., March 18, 2008 – ASI LIMITED and PGT Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI), today announced the launch of a joint venture to expand their market reach by providing quality unitized curtain wall solutions to the commercial building industry.

The joint venture will allow ASI Limited and PGT to combine market knowledge and resources and...

February 28, 2008

Visit #W6145 to Experience the Best Tastes in Windows and Doors

WHAT
PGT, one of the nation’sleading manufacturers of custom windows and doors, is hosting a “diner-like experience” at the IBS to illustrate in a fun way the extent of PGT’s product configurations and underscore PGT’s ability to meet customers’ exact needs. While “sampling” PGT’s new product offerings, visitors to the booth will be asked by friendly waitresses to choose from “appetizers”...

January 28, 2008

Visit IBS Booth #W6145 to See Why PGT is a One-Stop Shop
VENICE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2008 – With the launch of a new vinyl line offering unmatched benefits from design detail to service and delivery, PGT is once again proving that it is Visibly Better®.

PGT, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of custom windows and doors, will unveil Vinyl Series 2100 at the 2008 International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando from Feb 13-16. Additionally, PGT will...

July 12, 2007

PGT® ANNOUNCES NEW OPTIONS
FOR COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

VENICE, Fla., July 12, 2007 -- PGT® Architectural Systems is a new line of commercial products engineered for high design pressure with all the strength, beauty, and breadth of sizes multi-family high-rise customers demand.

To meet the special challenges commercial builders face, PGT offers a dedicated team of engineers who can refine Architectural...

June 26, 2007

PGT, INC. ELECTS TWO DIRECTORS TO BOARD

VENICE, FL, June 26, 2007 – PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGTI), the nations's leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, today announced the election of Messrs. William J. Morgan and Daniel Agroskin to the company's Board of directors. Mr. Morgan will join the Board as an independent, Class I director and will hold office until PGT's 2010 annual meeting...

June 22, 2007

You won’t believe it’s not wood.

VENICE, FL, June 22, 2007 -- With the release of ETERNA, a simulated woodgrain finish, PGT® is now offering the visual beauty and warmth of wood in durable, low-maintenance aluminum frames. Initially, PGT is offering ETERNA Finish exclusively on select WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors.

“We were the first to offer a complete line of impact-resistant products to meet the strictest hurricane codes and we are...

June 12, 2007

Company's New Commercial Line Ideal for Public Projects

VENICE, FL, June 12, 2007 – Helping to rebuild a stronger and safer Louisiana, PGT has partnered with local businesses, LaPlace Glass Works and DeGeorge Glass, to provide new windows with hurricane protection for two public schools in Terrebonne Parish damaged during Hurricane Katrina. The destruction that followed Katrina sent 90 percent or 600,000 of Louisiana's enrolled students out of the city....

June 7, 2007

Employee Benefited from Company's Tuition Reimbursement Program

VENICE, Fla. June 7, 2007 -- As testament to their dedication to professional growth, 13 PGT employees will graduate Saturday, June 9, from Webster University's Sarasota/Manatee Campus with MBA's after taking advantage of the company's on-site compus and tuition reimbursement program.

The graduation ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall, 8175 Lakewood Ranch Blvd...

May 29, 2007

Winners will be announced at June 21 Banquet

VENICE, Fla. May 29, 2007 – PGT President and CEO Rod Hershberger is one of 25 finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2007 Award in Florida.

Hershberger was selected in the category of manufacturing and distribution from the West Florida region. Taking the helm in 2004, Hershberger is only the third president in the custom window and door manufacturer's 26-year history. He advanced...

May 9, 2007

Company to Receive Corporate Award at 2007 Governor’s Hurricane Conference FMA Recognizes PGT for Service “Above & Beyond”

VENICE, Fla., May 9, 2007 -- PGT, the leading provider of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, will receive the Corporate Award at the 21st Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference May 16 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. The company will be honored for its contributions to advance hurricane...

April 23, 2007

VENICE, Fla., April 23, 2007 – Demonstrating its commitment to employees and the local community, PGT Industries will recognize 40 employees who have successfully completed North Carolina’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) program.

A ceremony will be held April 25 at 3:30 p.m. at PGT’s manufacturing plant at 2121 Heilig Road in Salisbury. PGT President and CEO Rod Hershberger will be joined by Salisbury Mayor Susan Kluttz, and Pam Gobel, Director, Career Readiness...

April 17, 2007

VENICE, Fla., April 17, 2007 – Sharing his experience from PGT Inc.’s successful 2006 IPO, company Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Jeff Jackson spoke at NASDAQ’s IPO BootCamp held on April 11 in New York, NY.

Jackson spoke to the topic “Expect the Unexpected: Lessons Learned in the IPO Process.” The conference addressed the fundamental issues facing executives as their company makes the transition from the private to public sector.

NASDAQ has tapped into...

March 13, 2007

C. Douglas Cross to Oversee Vinyl Window and Door Product Line

VENICE, Fla, March 13, 2007 – PGT President and Chief Executive Officer Rod Hershberger announced today the appointment of C. Douglas Cross to PGT’s leadership team. As Vice President, Cross will oversee PGT’s vinyl products and markets. He brings over 25 years of manufacturing and leadership experience to the organization.

“With over 20 years experience in the fenestration industry, he...

December 13, 2006

PGT® OFFERS WINDOW REPLACEMENT REBATE FOR SPRING REMODELING AND HURRICANE SEASON PREPARATION

VENICE, Fla., Dec. 13, 2006 – Just in time for spring sprucing and hurricane season readiness, PGT’s “Windows of Opportunity” rebate program offers homeowners an incentive to boost the energy efficiency and safety of their home.

For orders placed between Jan. 2 and March 31, 2007, customers will receive a $20 rebate on each window...

December 12, 2006

PGT® NAMES MARY KOTLER VICE PRESIDENT OF SUPPLY CHAIN

VENICE, Fla., December 12, 2006 – PGT Industries, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of custom windows and doors, has appointed Mary Kotler as the company’s Vice President of Supply Chain. Kotler brings over 20 years manufacturing experience with leading corporations such as Siemens, Rolls-Royce and Alcatel Canada, Inc.

Reporting to PGT Executive Vice President Herman...

December 12, 2006

STATE REBATE OFFSETS COSTS TO STRENGTHEN HOMES FOR HURRICANE-RESISTANCE
Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors Can Cut Windstorm Rates Nearly in Half

VENICE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2006 – Since the past two hurricane seasons, much has been written about how well homes built under the “post-Andrew” stricter building codes faired during the storms. That’s great news for those homeowners, but what about the rest of the Florida population whose...

September 22, 2006

VENICE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2006 – Whether the goal is to capture a dramatic ocean view, lush landscaping or to simply let the sunshine in, architects and builders will find their job has just become easier with the addition of a sliding glass corner meet door to PGT’s line of WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors with aluminum frames.

Available with two, three or four tracks, WinGuard Sliding Glass Door Series 730 comes standard with corrosion-resistant hardware...

September 22, 2006

VENICE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2006 – PGT Industries, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of custom windows and doors, has announced that operations are up and running at a new facility in Salisbury, N.C. The company purchased the Salisbury location in March to meet an increased demand for WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors.

PGT pioneered the U.S. impact-resistant window and door industry more than a decade ago with the development of WinGuard. The company...

August 7, 2006

VENICE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2006 – The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa is featuring PGT® WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors in an interactive exhibit aimed at educating the public on disaster awareness and preparedness.

“Disasterville” opened Aug. 5. In the dramatic and engaging exhibit, guests walk through interactive towns, experience the impact of a variety of simulated natural disasters, and walk away empowered and prepared to take action and...

July 24, 2006

VENICE, Fla., July 24, 2006 -- PGT® WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors is pleased to team up with the a host of organizations and other companies in the first housing project in the state of Florida built out of recycled shipping containers. The construction of the homes, called Intermodal Steel Building Units (ISBUs), will be featured step by step on the “Bob Vila” show, scheduled to air in three episodes from September 11-25, 2006 and again from March 12-26,...

July 24, 2006

VENICE, Fla., July 24, 2006 – PGT® WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors are featured in the Disaster Survival House, a fortified home in Deerfield Beach, Fla., used as a hurricane and disaster education facility.

Formerly the State Farm Good Neighbor House®, the residential home was built to withstand major hurricane force winds and was designated a Fortified Home by the Institute of Business and Home Safety (IBHS). The home is owned by the City of Deerfield...

July 19, 2006

VENICE, Fla., July 19, 2006 -- Built to withstand winds of more than 140 mph, the new “hurricane house” at the University of Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center features PGT® WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors, as well as other products and construction methods that meet or exceed Florida building codes. The home is one of four such houses around the state.

In the wake of devastating hurricanes during 2004 and 2005, the UF hurricane...

June 20, 2006

VENICE, Fla., June 20, 2006 -- PGT Industries has added a double hung window, French door and fixed casement window to its line of WinGuard® Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors with vinyl frames. This makes WinGuard with vinyl frames one of the most complete lines of impact-resistant windows and doors that meet code and energy requirements for eastern coastal states.

PGT is the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and...

June 7, 2006

VENICE, Fla., June 6, 2006 – Industries, the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, has named Mick Ferrucci Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Secretary. Ferrucci brings corporate legal and financial expertise from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, one of the country’s leading law firms.

Ferrucci was appointed to the newly created position to lead PGT in corporate governance and compliance as the...

May 3, 2006

VENICE, Fla., May 3, 2006 – PGT Industries, the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, won three ADDY Awards in the Suncoast Chapter of the American Advertising Federation’s advertising creative awards competition. The company won a Gold, a Silver and an AMY – a special award given to the highest scoring entry in the category.

In addition, PGT won four Bronze Telly Awards for its television commercials. The Telly...