Posts Tagged ‘ Debbie LaPinska ’

Despite Low Builder Confidence, Door and Window Companies See Better Months Ahead

Nov 22nd, 2023

Rising mortgage rates, elevated construction costs and limited inventory have pushed housing affordability to its lowest point in more than a decade, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported. According to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), just 37.4% of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July and end of […]

PGT Innovations Unveils New Corporate Showroom

Jun 26th, 2023

PGT Innovations (PGTI) unveiled a new corporate showroom last week, celebrating the event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located at the company’s corporate headquarters in North Venice, Fla., the new 2,400-square-foot showroom utilizes vignettes of various rooms in a home to demonstrate how products from the company’s multiple brands look, feel and function in real-life environments. […]

PGT Innovations Announces Executive Promotions to Support Organic Growth

Mar 6th, 2023

PGT Innovations has announced several executive promotions that company officials say support its strategy to grow organically and through acquisitions. “These leadership changes will help leverage our teams’ strengths across the entire organization while allowing us to streamline resources,” said Jeff Jackson, the company’s president and CEO. “As we’ve increased our total team to now […]

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 Receives Workforce Innovation Award

Sep 16th, 2020

PGT Innovations received a Workforce Innovation Award from The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce last month, during its annual Frank G. Berlin Sr. Foundation Small Business Awards. Held on August 28, the virtual event recognized 21 finalists across seven categories for their meaningful impact in the community.  In receiving the award, PGT Innovations was recognized […]

Western Window Systems Launches Women’s Leadership Network

Feb 10th, 2020

Western Window Systems, part of the PGT Innovations family of brands, announced the launch of Leading Ladies, a voluntary women’s network initiated in 2017 by PGT president and CEO Jeff Jackson. “Now more than ever, businesses need to view diversity and inclusion as a strength and use these types of networks to lobby for real […]