NORTH VENICE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 2, 2022–
PGT Innovations (NYSE: PGTI), a national leader in the premium window and door category, recently announced that PGTI University, the company’s customer-focused training team, celebrated the 50th episode of his Clear Impact podcast. PGT Innovations is the only manufacturer to host an educational podcast for dealers and building industry professionals. The Clear Impact Podcast is currently streaming on major music streaming services including Spotify, iHeartRadio, iTunes, and more.
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PGT Innovations President and CEO Jeff Jackson interviewed by Sherri Conner, Administrator of Digital Learning and Analytics and Podcast Host for PGTI University (Photo: Business Wire)
In May 2021, PGTI University developed The Clear Impact podcast to educate dealers and members of the building industry on various topics. Series topics to date have included Introduction to PGTI, Windows and Doors 101, Running a Successful Business, and Tomorrow’s Workforce. The team recently launched its 50th episode, Innovations – Past, Present, and Future.
Several episodes feature interviews with members of PGTI’s executive team and senior management where executives share their perspective on legal issues, finance and market trends. Various other topics include Keys to Leadership and Future Business Goals with President and CEO Jeff Jackson, Creating a Healthy Company Culture with Director of Human Resources Debbie LaPinska, and Keys to technology with VP of Information Technology Steven Colopy. The final set of topics, Innovations – Past, Present and Future, began with an interview with PGT Innovations Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, Rod Hershberger.
“At PGT Innovations, we are always looking for innovative ways to serve our dealer partners,” said Jeff Jackson, President and CEO of PGT Innovations. “The Clear Impact Podcast provides us with a unique opportunity to support our dealerships’ business operations in more than just providing exceptional products, and many episodes also provide valuable content to help other construction industry professionals. “
A series of particularly relevant topics in the podcast address best practices for companies to recruit full-time talent and interns, as well as proven methods for retaining employees. This topic is timely as the U.S. economy faces its most intense labor shortage in decades. The Department of Labor cited more than 11 million job openings across the country and 6.5 million unemployed as of December 2021. This specific series provides a deeper look at PGTI’s own internship program and shares information on how other companies can use similar strategies to recruit talent. for their own internal structure.
“Beyond the benefits this podcast provides to our customers, I’m incredibly proud of the team at PGTI University for launching the first podcast from a door and window manufacturer,” said Jackson. “It also helps PGT Innovations continue to be a leader for the collective good of the entire fenestration industry.”
PGTI University will continue to add new episodes to the existing podcast series on a weekly basis and plans to introduce new topics throughout the year. Listeners can access the podcast at PGTIUniversity.com/Podcasts.
About PGT Innovations, Inc.
PGT Innovations manufactures and supplies premium windows and doors. Its highly engineered and technically advanced products can withstand some of the harshest weather conditions on Earth and are revolutionizing the way people live by unifying indoor and outdoor living spaces.
PGT Innovations creates value through deep customer relationships, understanding the unstated needs of the markets it serves, and the drive to develop category-defining products. PGT Innovations is also the largest manufacturer of impact resistant windows and doors in the country and holds the leading position in its core market.
The PGT Innovations family of brands includes CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows and Doors, WinDoor®, Western Window Systems, Anlin Windows & Doors, Eze-Breeze®, NewSouth Window Solutions and a 75% interest in Eco Window Systems. The company’s brands, in their respective markets, are the preferred choice of architects, builders and owners in North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality products are available in custom and standard sizes with massive dimensions that allow for limitless design possibilities in residential, multi-family and commercial projects. For more information, visit www.pgtinnovations.com.
About PGTI University:
Established in April 2000, PGTI University offers a product and technical program that offers training on products from the PGT Innovations family of brands, as well as courses that cover ordering, installation, and everything in between. Attendees can learn about the latest building code changes and how they impact their business; improve their ability to interpret engineering notes; and earn many of the PGTI certifications on offer.
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PUBLISHED: 06/02/2022 12:11/DISC: 06/02/2022 12:12