Pella Corporation to acquire luxury fenestration fabricator Grabill Inc.

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After being family-owned for almost 30 years, Grabill Windows and Doors now has a new owner. However business will continue as usual.

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Pella Corporation to acquire luxury fenestration fabricator Grabill Inc.
Pella Corporation, a major manufacturer of doors and windows, has announced its plan to acquire the Almont, Michigan-based company which manufactures designer and custom luxury fenestration.
Formerly known as Grabill Inc, the company will now be known as Grabill Windows and Doors Inc.
Grabill’s doors and windows are on the high-end side, a market sector Pella wants to penetrate further.
“We have been in the high-end window and door market for quite some time. Our business has been growing rapidly and Pella can help us manage that growth so we can continue to meet the needs of our customers,” said Teresa Grabill, chief financial officer.
With Pella on its side, the company will now have its products NFRC tested in-house, shortened lead times and expanded buying power for the raw materials it uses in its products.
According to Grabill, except for enhanced efficiency, nothing has changed internally.
“My husband and I are still here running the business,” she says. “This is a transition. We want to make sure it’s a good transition,” which means continuing to run things as we have been. “The thing about Pella is they don’t want to come in and change us. They’re perfectly happy with the way we’re doing things. And it’s part of the market that they want to transition to.”
She also praised Pella CEO Pat Meyer who says, “Grabill and Pella have so many values in common, including product innovation, quality and culture, that it just makes sense for Grabill to join ...
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