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2007 Press Releases

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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...