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September 22, 2014

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. completed the sale of Simonton Windows to Ply Gem Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of exterior building products. 

Fortune Brands announced the agreement to sell Simonton Windows on August 20, 2014.

The Simonton business was sold for approximately $130 million, or roughly 10 times 2014 EBITDA. The Simonton sale is expected to reduce Fortune Brands' second half 2014 earnings per share from continuing operations by 2 to 4 cents, the copmany said.

May 14, 2013

Cary, N.C.-based Ply Gem Holdings, a manufacturer of exterior building products, announced plans to launch its initial public offering of nearly 16 million shares of its common stock. 

Ply Gem plans to use the proceeds from the public offering to pay off debt, to pay transaction fees and for general corporate purposes, according to the announcement. 

The stock has been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PGEM.” 

March 16, 2012

Ply Gem Holdings, a manufacturer of exterior building products, reported net sales of $242.4 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, a 3.9% increase over sales of $220.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2010.

March 9, 2012

Associated Materials, the Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based distributor of exterior building products, has appointed Paul Morrisroe as senior VP, chief financial officer and secretary. He will replace CFO Stephen Graham.

May 19, 2011

Allied Building Products, one of the industry’s leading distributors of exterior building products, is adding solar panels and accessories to its lineup in a special pro-oriented display. Solar products will have a dedicated area within Allied's Contractor Tool Center, which the company opened on May 12 at its East Rutherford, N.J., headquarters.