Posts Tagged ‘ PGT Innovations ’

And Just Like That: Masonite Goes From Buyer to Seller

Feb 12th, 2024

The pink panther is coming to doors. That was the news Friday, when Owens Corning, a roofing, insulation and composites manufacturer (that’s well-known for using the character in its marketing) announced a deal to acquire Masonite International Corp. The deal was announced weeks after PGT Innovations dismissed Masonite from its own acquisition, leaving Masonite to […]

From Jet Engines to Thin-Triple, PGTI Revamps Virginia Facility for Glass

Feb 5th, 2024

PGT Innovations is set to be acquired by Miter Brands, but that hasn’t stopped the company from moving forward with existing plans—including a new glass company and production facility in Prince George, Virginia, where it will produce thin-triple glass. In June 2023, the company announced a new form of thin, laminated glass it co-developed with […]

Bells of Acquisition Rang Through the Holidays

Jan 4th, 2024

While Masonite’s acquisition of PGT Innovations rang through the holidays (only to be reconsidered later, following another offer), it wasn’t the only company working a buy-out at the end of 2023. Cornerstone Building Brands picked up Eastern Architectural Systems (EAS). Two days after Cornerstone’s announcement, officials for Great Day Improvements LLC said their company is […]

It’s Trick or Screen as GlassBuild Coincides With America’s Spookiest Holiday

Nov 1st, 2023

GlassBuild America got off to a spooky start Tuesday, as exhibitors leaned into the event’s overlap with Halloween. Quanex used the occasion for a pre-show reveal of its new Meshtec security screens, introduced by none other than Freddy Krueger. The character choice (replete with bladed glove) was fitting for a cut- and puncture-proof product. With […]

PGT Innovations Mobilizes Team to Deliver Post-Storm Aid Following Hurricane Idalia

Sep 21st, 2023

PGT Innovations reports that it recently mobilized a team to deliver much-needed emergency supplies and assistance to those affected in Steinhatchee, Fla. and the surrounding region, following the landfall of Hurricane Idalia. Hurricane Idalia briefly reached Category 4 intensity before making landfall as a Category 3 storm along the coast of Keaton Beach, Fla. on […]

Amid High Rates and Softer Housing, Industry Execs Show Confidence

Aug 28th, 2023

Chief executives for four leading door, window and hardware companies remain optimistic about demand for their companies’ products, despite what some describe as a “weak” housing market and sentiments about a possible economic slowdown. New home starts increased in July after declining in June, despite increases to interest rates that brought mortgage rates near a […]

Doors and Windows to be Tested as Hurricane Season Nears Peak

Aug 9th, 2023

Hurricane season is about to peak. Though the season officially started in June, nearly 85% of hurricane formation occurs during August, September and October. Fueled by record-high ocean temperatures, the strength of hurricanes is expected to increase this year, claim meteorologists at Colorado State University. The meteorologists forecast 18 named storms, including nine hurricanes and […]

PGT Innovations Announces 100% Ownership Stake in Eco Enterprises

Jun 7th, 2023

PGT Innovations announced that it has acquired the remaining outstanding 25% ownership interest in Eco Enterprises LLC (Eco). Eco is a brand of aluminum, impact-resistant windows and doors primarily serving the south Florida region, with manufacturing and glass processing facilities in Miami, Fla. PGT Innovations first acquired 75% ownership stake in Eco in 2021. “Since […]

PGTI Rebrands Custom Division to Focus Beyond Hurricane Products

May 1st, 2023

[This article was updated May 3, 2023.] PGT Innovations (PGTI) announced a new branding effort for its PGT Custom Windows and Doors division, a label that’s primarily known for its impact-rated products. The move reflects a commitment by the company to expand market share and reach, including the addition of garage doors in October 2022. […]

PGT Innovations Named a Best Small Company by Forbes for Third Year in a Row

Mar 20th, 2023

PGT Innovations has announced it was recently named to Forbes magazine’s 2023 list of Best Small Companies—a distinction it holds for the third year in a row. The complete list includes 100 U.S. companies across a number of industry categories. This year, PGT Innovations improved its ranking by 32 spots, moving from number 79 in […]