Apogee Enterprises

  www.apog.com
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  • Apogee Enterprises update
    6 hours ago

    CEO Joe Puishys and CFO Jim Porter hosted a call today to discuss the fiscal 2015 third quarter results. Excerpts from Joe’s comments included: “We had outstanding results in the third quarter, with strong growth in revenues, gross and operating margins, backlog and cash.” “We are expecting a strong finish to fiscal 2015 and raised the bottom end of our earnings per share outlook and now expect to earn $1.64 to $1.72 per share for the year.” http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIzSB

  • Apogee Enterprises update
    13 hours ago

    Apogee reports significant fiscal 2015 Q3 sales, earnings growth - Revenues up 23 percent - Operating income up 62 percent - Backlog grew to $494 million, up 65 percent - FY15 EPS outlook raised to $1.64 to $1.72 http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIzqI

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Apogee Enterprises – Why Work For Us?

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Apogee transforms plain glass to create distinctive solutions for architects, building owners, contractors, picture framers and others. Our glass and aluminum window, storefront and curtainwall systems make commercial buildings look great, reduce energy consumption and protect against hurricanes and blasts. Apogee's glass also reduces fading and reflection for picture framing customers.

We combine the expertise of our people to engineer glass and metal building façades, complete massive orders for skyscrapers on time, and manage complex window, curtainwall and storefront installation projects. We also provide glass that makes framed art and pictures look better, while helping framers improve profitability.

Leaders in our markets, Apogee leverages the strengths of our products and people to deliver distinctive solutions.

Culture

Apogee's culture reflects our values. We conduct our business with the highest ethical practices, and show respect for the individual, a value embodied in our diversity initiative. Our employees work together to continually improve our businesses, often using Lean Six Sigma tools. We are focused on creating value for our customers, through distinctive glass solutions that frequently feature energy-efficient/green, and hurricane- and blast-resistant systems.

At Apogee, we are focused on the challenges of today's commercial construction markets, with an eye on a future that we feel will be stronger than ever. We have capacities and state-of-the-art equipment in place to profitably grow for several years when our markets improve.

We are building on the growing demand for energy-efficient building products, and also expanding sales of our products internationally. Apogee is committed to delivering distinctive solutions to our customers that increase opportunities for our employees.

We have several businesses across the United States and a recently acquired location in Brazil, all with a common set of values. Our ability to grow these businesses depends on our success in attracting, developing and retaining world-class people.

We offer employees challenging work that encourages learning and growth. In giving your best, you can expect a great deal in return - personal growth, career opportunities, personal satisfaction and on-the-job fun.

Development

People development is a priority at Apogee, which is focused on developing and training employees for company-wide alignment on core values, strategies and leadership.

People development is also seen as a means of having the best people, and is one of the four legs of Apogee's Project Best initiative, aimed at helping Apogee be the Best Billion $ Company. The other three legs are the best use of information technology (ERP solution), identifying and using best practices (Shared Services), and best business processes (Lean Six Sigma).

Among programs and activities under way to ensure that we have the best people driving our business strategies are:

Leadership fundamentals training for managers and supervisors to help them better lead the business, lead others and lead by example.

Lean Six Sigma training ranging from introductory sessions to intense, four-week Black Belt training for employees responsible for improvement projects.

Two-year management trainee program that recruits proven leaders, provides them Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training and experience, and introduces them to Apogee's business units and best practices before they move into permanent leadership positions.

Glass installation intern program that recruits construction management program graduates who are trained to be the next generation of project managers.

Online business ethics and code of conduct training in support of our commitment to our corporate compliance program.

Diversity and inclusion training for all employees.

Specific skills needed at individual facilities, such as English as a second language, finance for non-financial employees, and computer applications.

Leadership development tools including 360-degree feedback, specialized training and coaching, as well as a formal performance-management program.

Education assistance for courses and programs that enhance employee contributions to Apogee's long-term success.

Our Vision:

Distinctive Solutions by Apogee. . .
For Enclosing Commercial Buildings and Framing Art

Our Values:

Integrity. We conduct all business with the highest ethical practices.

Customer-Focused. We are customer-focused and seek to create value for our customers.

Employee Involvement and Ownership. We encourage employee ownership and involvement by teaching, training and instructing job and technical skills as deep in the company as possible.

One Team. We are all part of one team with an overall company focus, and we do what is best for the greater good of the organization.

Accountability. We give responsibility, authority, tools and resources to our employees, then demand performance.

Respect for the Individual. We respect each individual by giving fair and consistent treatment to all persons regardless of background, experience, education, race, religion, gender, national origin, capability, sexual orientation and age.

Safe Work Environment. We strive to create a safe work environment by encouraging employees to be proactive versus reactive on all safety issues.

APOGEE BENEFITS

Health Benefits

Medical – HRA Plan and HSA Plan
Dental
Teladoc

Income Protection

Basic Life Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
Supplemental Life Insurance
Dependent Life Insurance
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Short-Term Disability
Long-term Disability
Long-Term Care Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Dependent Care
Health Care

Retirement

401(k) Retirement Plan with matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Time Away

Paid Time Off
Holidays
Bereavement Leave
Leave of Absence (including military leave)
Volunteer Time

Life/Work Benefits

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition Reimbursement
Health Advocate
Virgin Pulse Wellness Program
On-site Gym

Apogee believes that supporting employee health through wellness is a win-win that benefits employees and the company. By focusing on Apogee's core value of accountability, the wellness program provides tools that can contribute to improved employee health and productivity, while helping control health care costs for employees and the company.

Wellness activities include:

  • On-site wellness screenings focused on meeting healthy goals for blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index
  • Company-wide weight loss contests
  • Local fitness contests, such as walking and stair-climbing challenges
  • Lunch and learn seminars on health, nutrition and exercise

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    A great environment for a long stay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Bloomington, MN

    I have been working at Apogee Enterprises full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great culture and values along with all sorts of perks and benefits. The ESPP and 401(K) are great, there is tuition reimbursement, decent PTO, great medical, dental, LTD/STD, etc. The benefits are some of the best in the region. There is good mobility within the company and its business units, and positions are advertised internally before they go external. Bonuses are quite good.

    Cons

    There are some communications and cooperation issue between departments and teams. It's not bad, but it's far from perfect. Salary increases within the same job title can be disappointing. Quality of managers does very between departments, so not everyone will wind up happy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep ensuring that teams and departments don't become silos.

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America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies, Forbes, 2013

Additional Info

Website www.apog.com
Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1949
Type Company - Public (APOG)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Pilkington, AGC, Guardian Glass

Apogee transforms plain glass to create distinctive solutions for architects, building owners, contractors, picture framers and others. Our glass and aluminum window, storefront and curtainwall systems make commercial buildings look great, reduce energy consumption and protect against hurricanes and blasts. Apogee's glass also reduces fading and reflection for picture framing customers.

We combine the expertise of our people to engineer glass and metal building façades, complete massive orders for skyscrapers on time, and manage complex window, curtainwall and... More

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