July 3, 2022

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PGT Improvements awards over $200,000 via its “Encourage the Future” scholarship program

From left to proper: Jeff Jackson, President and CEO of PGT Improvements, with Frank Crehore, PGTI group member and father of kids who acquired scholarship

NORTH VENICE, Fla. – PGT Improvements (NYSE: PGTI), a nationwide chief within the premium window and door class, just lately reached a milestone of $200,000 awarded via its “Encourage the Future” scholarship program.

The scholarship program was launched in 2018 and made obtainable to dependents of PGT Improvements’ workers throughout the household of manufacturers, together with CGI®, PGT® Customized Home windows and Doorways, WinDoor®, Western Window Methods, Eze-Breeze®, CGI Industrial and NewSouth Window Options. This system affords $1,000 yearly towards any secondary training pursuit, together with technical college, certification program, college or neighborhood faculty till the training program is full. Eligible recipients should be a dependent of an worker that has been with the corporate for not less than one yr.

Since its yr of inception, this system has awarded a grand whole of 189 scholarships, with a greenback quantity of $32,000 in 2018; $65,000 in 2019; $68,500 in 2020; and $55,000 in 2021.

“Our govt group at PGT Improvements is past grateful to have the flexibility to provide again to people who serve us,” stated Jeff Jackson, President and CEO of PGT Improvements. “Our firm is constructed on core values of serving, main, and thriving, and these scholarships enable us to help our group members and their households relating to coping with the monetary stress of paying for school.”

This yr’s scholarship recipients are going to 19 completely different universities all through the nation, together with Auburn College, Florida Gulf Coast College, Florida State College, Boston College and State School of Florida, amongst others.

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Frank Crehore, Materials Planner at PGT Improvements, has two kids who’re receiving the scholarship this yr. One son is attending West Virginia Wesleyan to check enterprise, and the opposite is attending Florida Polytechnic College to check mechanical engineering.

“Once I began at PGT Improvements, my twin boys have been six months outdated,” stated Crehore. “This scholarship program is an incredible assist for our household being that we now have two kids getting into faculty on the similar time. It’s superior that PGTI not solely encourages our youngsters to additional their training – whether or not via faculty, technical faculties, or commerce applications – but additionally helps convey these goals to actuality by serving to with a number of the monetary accountability.”

PGT Improvements is the biggest personal employer in Sarasota County with roughly 2,200 group members at its North Venice-based headquarters. The producer affords alternatives for development, a supportive working setting, a strong advantages package deal that’s among the many greatest within the space, and aggressive pay.

As well as, PGT Improvements affords paid day without work, volunteer day without work, revenue sharing, an worker inventory buy program, and as much as 100-percent tuition reimbursement. The corporate additionally affords quite a few non-traditional employee-focused advantages and applications, similar to management improvement coaching, monetary wellness courses, private {and professional} expertise certifications, private wellness applications and worker help applications. PGT Improvements’ Venice campus affords a full-service café, wellness middle, health middle, and childcare middle.

About PGT Improvements, Inc.
PGT Improvements manufactures and provides premium home windows and doorways. Its extremely engineered and technically superior merchandise can stand up to a number of the hardest climate situations on earth and are revolutionizing the way in which folks dwell by unifying indoor and out of doors dwelling areas.

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PGT Improvements creates worth via deep buyer relationships, understanding the unspoken wants of the markets it serves, and a drive to develop category-defining merchandise. The corporate can also be the nation’s largest producer of impact-resistant home windows and doorways and holds the management place in its main market.

The PGT Improvements’ household of manufacturers embrace CGI®, PGT® Customized Home windows and Doorways, WinDoor®, Western Window Methods, Eze-Breeze®, CGI Industrial, NewSouth Window Options, and a 75 p.c possession stake in Eco Window Methods. The corporate’s manufacturers, of their respective markets, are a most popular selection of architects, builders, and householders all through North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality merchandise can be found in customized and normal sizes with large dimensions that enable for limitless design potentialities in residential, multi-family, and industrial initiatives. For added info, go to www.pgtinnovations.com.

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Stephanie Cz, Company Communications Supervisor
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