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2009 Press Releases

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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...