NORTH VENICE, Fla. – PGT Improvements (NYSE: PGTI), a nationwide chief within the premium window and door class, just lately hosted a drive-thru hurricane aid provides distribution occasion on-site on the future NewSouth Window manufacturing unit showroom in Metairie, La. NewSouth Window Options is a part of the PGT Improvements household of manufacturers and the Metairie manufacturing unit showroom was roughly 10 p.c full when Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana on August 29, 2021.
Seven workforce members drove over 660 miles from the NewSouth Window Options manufacturing location in Tampa, Fla. The workforce, together with two workforce members from the NewSouth Window manufacturing unit showroom, 4 PGT Improvements gross sales representatives from North Florida, and a number of other native volunteers, distributed two tractor-trailers stuffed with provisions to these affected by Hurricane Ida, together with over 38,000 bottles of bottled water, 800 gallons of Gatorade, 500 tarps, nails, first support kits, flashlights and batteries.
The four-hour occasion attracted greater than 1,000 households. To make sure the non-public well being and wellness of workforce members and occasion members, recipients have been instructed to remain of their automobiles and drive by way of the road to obtain provides.
“It’s essential to us as an organization to not solely shield individuals from storm injury,
however to additionally act as a trusted companion after the storm passes to assist rebuild our communities,” stated Charlie Fernandez, Market President for NewSouth Window of New Orleans.
Hurricane Ida made landfall at Port Fourchon, Louisiana as a Class 4 storm, with sustained winds of roughly 150 miles per hour.
“Our objective is that the help and provides we offer after any devastating storm will assist residents know that they don’t seem to be on this alone,” stated Jeff Jackson, President and CEO of PGT Improvements. “There are corporations and organizations that might be there to assist them rebuild their houses, their communities, and their lives.”
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 few of the hardest climate circumstances on earth and are revolutionizing the way in which individuals stay by unifying indoor and outside residing areas.
PGT Improvements creates worth by way of deep buyer relationships, understanding the unspoken wants of the markets it serves, and a drive to develop category-defining merchandise. The corporate can be the nation’s largest producer of impact-resistant home windows and doorways and holds the management place in its major market.
The PGT Improvements’ household of manufacturers embrace CGI®, PGT® Customized Home windows and Doorways, WinDoor®, Western Window Programs, Eze-Breeze®, CGI Business, NewSouth Window Options, and a 75 p.c possession stake in Eco Window Programs. The corporate’s manufacturers, of their respective markets, are a most well-liked alternative of architects, builders, and owners all through North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality merchandise can be found in customized and commonplace sizes with huge dimensions that permit for limitless design potentialities in residential, multi-family, and industrial initiatives. For extra data, go to www.pgtinnovations.com.
About NewSouth Window Options
NewSouth Window Options, the direct-to-the-consumer channel of PGT Improvements, manufactures and installs excessive efficiency, vitality environment friendly home windows and doorways to the residential substitute market. Starting as a Florida window firm, NewSouth presents a sturdy number of impact-resistant home windows and doorways. NewSouth’s retail manufacturing unit showrooms allow a factory-direct reference to owners in all 13 Southeastern markets wherein NewSouth has a presence. For extra data, go to https://newsouthwindow.com/.