Our History

Industry leader, reaching record results

2019

Fiscal 2019 revenue reaches a record $1.4 billion

2017

Annual revenue exceeds $1 billion for the first time

2017
EFCO

Acquires EFCO Corporation, continuing our growth in Architectural Framing Systems

2016
Sotawall

Acquires Sotawall, North American curtainwall company

2014
Tallest building in the U.S.

Viracon glass encloses WTC1, tallest building in the U.S.

Expanding internationally

2013
Alumicor (Canadian market)

Acquires Alumicor, Canadian storefront, entrance, curtainwall and window company

2010
Brazil

Acquires Brazilian architectural glass fabricator, now part of Viracon

Focusing on architectural products, exits auto glass

2007
Tubelite (storefront, entrance)

Acquires Tubelite, aluminum storefront, entrance and curtainwall systems company

2004

Exits auto glass with the sale of Harmon AutoGlass

1999

Viracon opens 2nd plant in Statesboro, GA

The company goes public as growth continues

1983
Linetec (aluminum finishing)

Linetec forms, paint and anodize finisher of window frames

1975
Tru Vue (picture framing glass)

Acquires non-glare glass company that becomes Tru Vue

1971
Public company

On June 30, 1971, Apogee goes public with 250,000 shares

1969
Viracon (architectural glass)

Viracon forms, architctural glass fabricator for commercial buildings

1968

Apogee is established as our parent company

Expanding into the architectural industry

1968
Wausau (framing systems)

Acquires Wausau Window & Wall Systems, aluminum window company

1955
Harmon (glass installation)

Harmon forms, contract glass installation (glazing) for buildings

1949

1949
Our company was founded

The company was started with one Harmon Glass shop in downtown Minneapolis