11 Facts About Andersen Corporation


Andersen Corporation has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, and Italy.

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Andersen Corporation was founded in 1903 as the Andersen Lumber Company by Danish immigrant Hans Jacob Andersen and his family at Hudson, Wisconsin.

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In 1908, Hans Andersen Corporation sold the lumberyards to devote all the company's efforts to the window frame business.

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When metals were scarce during World War II, Andersen Corporation began producing windows using parts less metal and other material to support the war effort.

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Andersen Corporation made wooden ammunition boxes for the war effort, which resulted in "Excellence in Production" awards from the United States Army, and United States Navy.

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Andersen Corporation opened a new manufacturing facility in Menomonie, Wisconsin in 2000.

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Andersen Corporation announced an $18 million expansion of its Bayport operations in April 2015.

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In 2015, Andersen Corporation added more than 300 jobs as part of a $45 million expansion project at its Renewal manufacturing facility in Cottage Grove and its Fibrex extrusion plant in North Branch.

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In October, 2017, Andersen Corporation acquired Quebec-based Fenetres MQ Inc, a Quebec-based manufacturer of high-end doors and windows.

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In January 2018, Andersen Corporation acquired Frontier Tooling and Design Corp, an extrusion tooling supplier in Huntington, West Virginia.

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In March 2018, Andersen Corporation acquired Heritage Windows and Doors, a manufacturer of custom aluminum doors and windows in Gilbert, Arizona.

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