Tri City Glass & Door Announces Recent
January 11, 2010
Tri City Glass & Door in Appleton, Wis., announced that it
purchased Oldcastle Glass Green Bay on December 28, 2009. According
to the announcement, the acquisition increases sales by 50 percent
and the employee base to almost 100 people. The company says it
will continue to offer the same level of quality and service that
customers have grown accustomed to from both companies.
Chuck Bender, president of Tri City Glass & Door tells USGNN.com
that the decision to purchase the operations was a good investment
for his business.
"We had been looking for a new venture and saw this as a viable
option," says Bender. "The capabilities of the two companies
were very much in line, as we both focus on aluminum and glass fabrication
and distribution for the commercial, retail and residential markets;
Tri City Glass & Door is also involved in automotive glass replacement."
Bender explains that Tri City Glass & Door is focused on servicing
the state of Wisconsin, and at this time there are no plans to expand
"I think we can now do an even better job of serving our same
markets and areas," says Bender.
And, even though the construction industry is continuing to struggle,
in explaining his business strategy, Bender says his company simply
does "the opposite of what others do and that has worked well
He adds, "The economic downturn will not last forever and we
all need to continue to invest in the future and not focus on the
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