VENICE, Fla., March 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI), the leading U.S. manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, announced that it had filed a shelf registration statement with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission on Form S-3 pursuant to a notice from JLL Partners Fund IV, LP ("JLL"), the holder of approximately 62% of the Company's outstanding common stock, under a registration rights agreement between JLL and the Company. The Company said that JLL has advised it that JLL has not made any definitive determination as to the number of shares, if any, it intends to sell pursuant to such registration statement, after it is declared effective by the SEC, nor the timing of any such sales. Any sales by JLL of its outstanding shares will not have a dilutive effect on the Company. The Company also said that it has no current intent to sell any primary shares of its common stock pursuant to the registration statement.
PGT(R) pioneered the U.S. impact-resistant window and door industry and today is the nation's leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors. Founded in 1980, the company employs approximately 1,000 at its manufacturing, glass laminating and tempering plants in Florida. Utilizing the latest designs and technology, PGT products are ideal for new construction and replacement projects serving the residential, commercial, high-rise and institutional markets. PGT's product line includes a variety of aluminum and vinyl windows and doors. Product brands include WinGuard (R); SpectraGuard (TM); PremierVue (R); PGT Architectural Systems; and Eze-Breeze (R). PGT Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI).The PGT, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4199 A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement is declared effective. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to any persons to whom, such an offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. Forward-Looking Statements From time to time, we have made or will make forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These statements do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements usually can be identified by the use of words such as "goal", "objective", "plan", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "project", "believe", "estimate", "may", "could", or other words of similar meaning. Forward-looking statements provide our current expectations or forecasts of future events, results, circumstances or aspirations. Our disclosures in this report contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We may also make forward-looking statements in our other documents filed or furnished with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in oral presentations. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and by their nature are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of our control. Our actual results may differ materially from those set forth in our forward-looking statements. There is no assurance that any list of risks and uncertainties or risk factors is complete. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in our forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:
- Changes in new home starts and home remodeling trends
- The economy in the U.S. generally or in Florida where the substantial portion of our sales are generated
- Raw material prices, especially aluminum
- Transportation costs
- Level of indebtedness
- Dependence on our WinGuard branded product lines
- Product liability and warranty claims
- Federal and state regulations
- Dependence on our manufacturing facilities
- The controlling interest of JLL.
CONTACT: PGT, Inc. Jeff Jackson, Executive Vice President of Operations and CFO 941-480-1600 firstname.lastname@example.org